MCAS Yuma

Marine Corps Bids Farewell to the EA-6B Prowler

Story by LCpl George Melendez on 10/19/2017 The Prowler is a fully integrated electronic warfare system combining long-range, all-weather capabilities with advanced electronic countermeasures. A forward equipment bay and pod-shaped fairing on the vertical fin house the additional avionics equipment. It has been the primary electronic warfare aircraft for the
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VMFA 121: An Institution of High Efficiency in Maintenance

Story by 2LT Gregory Cronen on 10/16/2017 Classic methods bring innovative results MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. A correlation between high usage of aircraft and maintenance to sustain their efforts exists. The longer or more frequent an aircraft is flown, the more amount of time it takes to be
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Marines conduct TALONEX

Story by LCpl Ethan Pumphret on 10/02/2017 CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN AERIAL GUNNERY RANGE, Calif. Marines from Echo Battery 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment conducted an artillery fire mission in support of TALONEX at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range on Sept. 26, 2017. TALONEX is pre-deployment training that coincides with Weapons and
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MCAS Beaufort bids farewell to VMFA-122

Story by LCpl Benjamin McDonald on 09/29/2017 Marines solemnly form into platoons as guests take their seats. Over the low roar of jets, guests can hear the pre-parade serenade provided by the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Band. Once the seats are filled and the band clears the parade
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F-35B hot loads with AIM-120's

Story by LCpl Ethan Pumphret on 09/25/2017 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. Hot-loading is when an aircraft lands and has ordnance loaded while the engine is still running. Marines from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 conducted a hot-load in F-35B Lightning II's at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Az.
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MCAS Miramar hosts Marine Corps University PME seminars

Story by Sgt Brytani Wheeler on 08/25/2017 Education plays an important role in promotion, ensuring Marines are prepared for the next rank with leadership skills and increased Marine Corps knowledge. According to Marine Administrative Message 521/14, effective October 1, 2015, promotion requires the completion of both an online MarineNet course
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