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HMH-465 Supports Exercise Winter Fury from MCAS Yuma

Story by Cpl Isaac Martinez on 12/18/2017 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (Dec. 11, 2017) Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 465 arrived at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2017, to conduct training in support of Exercise Winter Fury. HMH-465 is a United States Marine Cor
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GAS! GAS! GAS! CBRN Marines hone their skills at exercise Winter Fury 18

Story by Cpl Jake McClung on 12/18/2017 Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing conducted chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN) drills during exercise Winter Fury 18 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 4 through Dec. 8. The purpose of the CBRN drills was to ensure that 3rd
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Thinking outside the box

Story by MSgt Christine Polvorosa on 12/14/2017 Often times Marines are told to think outside the box, and for Capt. Christopher R. Preusser, the Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 11 aviation safety officer, that old adage came naturally. "I don't recall exactly how I came across 3D printing, but when I
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CPEN host Chef's Competition

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- The Culinary Team of the Quarter competition was hosted aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. Dec. 6, 2017. The culinary team of the quarter is a way for Sodexo and Marine Corps food service specialists from the California area to receive additional training outside of their everyday work
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"Death Rattlers" strike ISIS: VMFA-323 supports Operation Inherent Resolve

Story by Cpl Jake McClung on 12/11/2017 After their six-month deployment, more than 250 Marines and 10 F/A-18 Hornets with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 returned home to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 5. The deployment was a carrier-based combat deployment aboard the USS Nimitz in support
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Marines Corps aircraft to support fighting California fires

Story by CPT Morgan Frazer on 12/08/2017 Marines and Aircraft from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) are coordinating with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for aerial firefighting support in northern San Diego County. Two UH-1Y Venoms from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, MCAS
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Injured Marine Fulfills Dream of Learning to Surf

Story by Shannon Collins on 12/08/2017 WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 Growing up in Gardena, California, now-Marine Corps Cpl. Leighton Anderson recalled that as a boy his Navy father would take him to military airshows. At that time, Anderson said he wanted to be a fighter pilot. "I [later] realized I
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Navy Chaplain Corps: a history

Story by Sgt Jennifer Webster on 12/06/2017 Chaplains offer everything from faith leadership to personal advice to much-needed solace. According to the Navy website, they guide us by the principles of the chaplain mission: providing religious ministry and support to those of your own faith, facilitating the religious requirements of
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Mobility Airmen aid in search for missing sub

Story by SSgt Nicole Leidholm on 12/01/2017 COMODORA RIVADAVIA, Argentina -- Mobility Airmen and aircraft from Travis Air Force Base, California, are supporting search operations for the A.R.A. San Juan submarine, which went missing in the southern Atlantic Ocean a week ago. The aircraft are part of the U.S. government'
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Mobility aircraft deploy to deliver U.S. Navy's undersea rescue capabilities to Argentina

Story by SMSgt April Lapetoda on 11/20/2017 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and a C-5M Super Galaxy are en-route to Argentina to deliver the U.S. Navy's undersea rescue capabilities to aid in the search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, which went missing
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Mobility Airmen support Argentine submarine search effort

Story by SMSgt April Lapetoda on 11/20/2017 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.--Mobility Airmen are enabling international assistance through delivering equipment and personnel to aid the government of Argentina in its ongoing search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine. Air Mobility Command deployed six C-17 Globemaster IIIs and
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