MCAS MIRAMAR

Into the danger zone: MCAS Miramar ARFF conducts HAZMAT exercise

Story by Cpl Jake McClung on 05/18/2018 Marines and first responders with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), the Provost Marshal's Office and MCAS Miramar Fire Department conducted a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive (CBRNE) threat exercise at MCAS Miramar, Calif., May 17,
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"Greyhawks" provide air support in CAL FIRE training

Story by LCpl Nadia Stark on 05/10/2018 Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161, VMM-163, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 and Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, demonstrated their firefighting capabilities in concert with California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and other partner agencie
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Golden Gloves: The Fighters of the 1st Marine Division Boxing Team

Story by LCpl Megan Brown on 05/03/2018 3 days, 5 hours, 2 minutes and counting. This is the countdown clock that runs relentlessly through the minds of two young men each morning. Each day that passes is one day closer to their ultimate test. They, along with six fighters, have
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Exercising Readiness - Semper Durus 2018

Story by Cpl Dylan Chagnon on 04/27/2018 CAMP PENDLETON, CALIF. Marine Corps Installations West, including Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Az., Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, and other regional commands conducted their annual exercise Semper Durus, April 23-27, 2018.Semper Durus is designed to establish a
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MCAS Miramar stomps out sexual assault, holds annual SAPR walk

Story by Cpl Becky Calhoun on 04/27/2018 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and throughout the month members of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar's leadership and community participated in events and organized displays raising awareness on MCAS Miramar, California. According to Jeffery McKennie, a sexual assault response coordinator at
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MCLBB weapons range upgrades comm

Story by Keith Hayes on 04/27/2018 The new state-of-the-art Low Altitude Range Communications System currently being installed at the weapons range will increase safety during live fire training aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif. The new LARCS will also give range personnel a capability they have never had before.
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3rd MAW sergeant major passes the sword

Story by Cpl Jacob Pruitt on 04/26/2018 Marines, Sailors, distinguished guests and loved ones gathered on the flightline at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, April 20, for the relief and appointment ceremony for Sgt. Maj. James K. Porterfield and Sgt. Maj. Peter A. Siaw. Porterfield assumed his post a
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Hometown Heroes of IRT Arctic Care 2018

Story by Sgt Melissa Martens on 04/23/2018 Stepping outside of your comfort zone and embracing flexibility are crucial to the success of every mission. Lance Cpl. Vicente C. Spence is a Hemet, California, native and Reserve Marine who is not afraid to take on new challenges and opportunities any chance
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MCAS Miramar awards volunteers

Story by LCpl Mark Lowe on 04/20/2018 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing leaders teamed up with the Miramar Volunteer Program (MVP) and recognized Marines and Sailors who accumulated at least 100 volunteer hours during 2017 at an event on MCAS Miramar, Calif., April 18. Thi
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MCAS Miramar celebrates Earth Day

Story by Cpl Victor Mincy on 04/20/2018 April 22, 2018 marks 48 years since Earth Day was recognized as a national holiday. Earth Day, originally instated following an oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, became a day for the people of the United States to demonstrate support
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Gold Star parents honored

Story by Kevin Gaddie on 04/18/2018 The Gold Star parents of a deceased Airman were honored here April 13 at an Explosive Ordnance Disposal school graduation ceremony, the first time such an event has occurred. Tim and Gail Schwartz received Gold Star lapel pins in honor of their son, Tech.
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