Yuma, AZ 85365, USA


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


Welcome Aboard

  Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. You will soon become an integral part of the Marine Corps’ premiere aviation training base, serving along with approximately 4,000 fellow active-duty Marines and sailors. With access to 2.8 million acres of bombing and aviation training ranges and superb flying weather, MCAS

Services on Station

  Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) Building 965 Customer Service, 928-269-3567 The Marine Corps Exchange carries men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, shoes, sporting goods, luggage, cosmetics, jewelry, uniforms and uniform accessories, commercial military gear, convenience foods, beverages (alcoholic and nonalcoholic), health and comfort items, books and magazines, greeting cards, hardware, household

MCAS - Past and Present

  The year was 1928. The place — 640 acres near Yuma, covered with cactus, brush and desert wildlife. It was that year that Col. Benjamin F. Fly persuaded the federal government to lease the land from Yuma County. A 20-year lease with an option for an additional 20 years


Marine Corps F-35Bs relocate to Japan

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, an F-35B squadron with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, departed Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, transferring to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Jan. 9, 2017. The first location to receive the Marine Corps' F-35B, as part of its worldwide deployment capability, is Iwakuni,

Steel Knight 2017: Marines execute largest long-range raid exercise in 14 years

Story by LCpl Jake McClung on 12/09/2016 More than 600 Marines with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and 1st Marine Division conducted exercise Sea Horse Wind, in both southern California and Arizona, Dec. 4 to 9. Sea Horse Wind was a long-range raid in which 29 aircraft transported ground troops

Lady Leatherneck: The Journey of Master Sgt. Cherelle Peters-Williams

Story by PFC Reba James on 12/08/2016 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams Solemn reflection, with an exchange of heart-felt hellos, goodbye's, and hugs became shared memories during
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