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Marine Corps

Station K-9 section showcases skills for Army brass

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The station’s K-9 section was given a chance to show Army generals, colonels, command sergeants major and several top-level Department of Defense civilian…

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Always remembered, never forgotten

Posted September 27, 2012 by Cpl. Mark Garcia

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan — Hundreds of Marines gathered to honor the lives of two fallen comrades killed during the attack on Camp Bastion, Sept. 14.

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MAG-13 carries on birthday run tradition

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Pfc. Brendan King

Marines from Marine Aircraft Group 13 held their annual Marine Corps Birthday motivational run Nov. 8. at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma to celebrate the Corps’ 237th birthday.

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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Casey Scarpulla
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Marines practice crisis response mission, render humanitarian aid

Posted April 26, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Casey Scarpulla

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Casey Scarpulla Marines and Sailors provide medical aid and disaster assistance at Kiwanis Park in Yuma, Ariz. during a Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Recovery Exercise conducted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, April 19. The exercise was conducted to test and improve studentsí capabilities…

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Photos by Airman 1st Class Heather Hayward
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Yuma squadron supports NATO forces in CONUS

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Approximately 60 Marines returned from supporting a joint-service international exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, March 20. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron 513 integrated with service members from around the world during Exercise Mountain Roundup. The exercise saw various NATO…

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The history of the Marine Corps War Memorial

Posted May 24, 2012 by Compiled by Desert Warrior Staff

The Marine Corps War Memorial (also called the Iwo Jima Memorial) is a military memorial statue outside the walls of the Arlington National Cemetery and next to the Netherlands Carillon, in Arlington, Virginia...

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DOD Leaders: Sequestration Threatens Military’s Successes

Posted July 12, 2012 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON – The nation’s military has logged historic achievements in the past 12 months, but faces a future clouded by financial threat, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said June 29. The secretary…

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Photos by Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller
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Joint training puts the sting in Scorpion Fire

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story and Photos by Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller

CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN AERIAL GUNNERY RANGE YUMA, Ariz. — Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company and 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion from Camp Pendleton, Calif.,

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MCAS Yuma’s Color Guard represents centuries of success

Posted October 11, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

It’s one of the most preeminent standards of Corps tradition: the color guard. Every unit, installation and command echelon within the Corps has one…

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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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