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Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano
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Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

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Salutes & Awards

MCAS Yuma 2012 Employee of the Year Awarded

Posted January 10, 2013 by Cpl. William Waterstreet

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – Michael Harris, an Installation and Logistics Department engineering technician and a 17-year employee of the air station, was awarded the MCAS Yuma 2012 Employee of the Year Award Dec. 20.

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Remembrance: The American Legion’s Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration

Posted December 13, 2012 by By Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

A Navy bosun’s mate rings the ceremonial bell as veterans from campaigns spanning American history share a moment of silence and solidarity for those only able to attend in spirit. The sound resonates across the American Legion Post 19’s Main Hall in Yuma to commemorate National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Dec. 7. The revered naval…

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Setting sail to Sedona

Posted December 13, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma-based active duty and retired service members along with some of their family took a holiday trip to Sedona, Ariz., Dec. 7-9.

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Yuma Harrier squadron heads off on final deployment

Posted December 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

The last group of a Yuma-based AV-8B Harrier squadron left for their final deployment, Dec. 5.

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Photo by Cpl. Michelle Brinn
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Health & Safety

No problem: Corps to implement pull-ups for females

Posted December 6, 2012 by Cpl. Michelle Brinn

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — It was intimidating at first. I looked up into the sky at a distance that seemed far too great for me to reach, considering I stand tall at just under five feet. But I was determined. I could do it. I mean, the 70-second flexed-arm hang was a…

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DOD, Lockheed Martin Agree to More F-35s

Posted December 6, 2012 by By Claudette Roulo

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 – DOD and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement in principle to manufacture 32 F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter jets, Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little said today. The jets are part of Low-Rate Initial Production batch 5 — the fifth production lot of the aircraft. Unit-cost data will be…

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Events

Station gets All-Wrapped during holiday event

Posted December 6, 2012 by Story and Photos by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Although Jack Frost may not nip your nose in Yuma, Ariz. during December, the spirit of Christmas warms up for the Marines, Sailors and their families at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Nov. 30.

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Marines “follow the bomb” with MALS-13

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 ordnance technicians gave station Marines a glimpse of the bread and ballistics of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s aviation operations, Nov. 19, during a, “Follow the Bomb,” event.

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Photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant
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Marines assist in saving endangered species

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

When asking why people joined the Corps, you’d be hard pressed to find someone answer, “To save endangered animals.”

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