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Celebrating "60 Years of MCAS Yuma": The 2019 Yuma Airshow

Story by Cpl Isaac Martinez on 03/13/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (March 9, 2019) -- The familiar sound of an F-35B flying through the air aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma echoes along the flight line, but today the sound incited the cheers and applause from over
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Pacific Fleet Commander Emphasizes Readiness for High-End Warfighting during Visit with San Diego Commands

Navy leaders up and down the chain of command need to prepare their crews to fight and win in blue-water, Fleet-on-Fleet combat. That was the message Adm. John C. Aquilino, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, delivered during a series of discussions with waterfront leaders in San Diego, March 11-13. Aquilino,
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Texas native overcomes adversity, competes at 2019 Army Trials

Story by Marcy Sanchez on 03/12/2019 After deploying in support of combat, border security and humanitarian operations, there isn't much Sgt. Christopher Campos hasn't done. That is until 2018, when Campos was assigned to the Fort Bliss Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB), an Army unit designed to manage care and recovery
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In the field at the Army Trials

Story by Robert Whetstone on 03/12/2019 FORT BLISS, Texas - - Grunts and yells were loud and clear at the Army Trials Field events on March 11 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Throwing the shot put is an event that is said to have originated in the Scottish Highlands. At the
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Red Cross volunteer honored for 60-plus years of service

Story by Lori Newman on 03/12/2019 A long-time Brooke Army Medical Center volunteer was honored by the American Red Cross March 7 for more than 60 years of service. Gretchen Barrett, BAMC patient transfer volunteer, received the Clara Barton Legacy Award during a ceremony in the hospital's Medical Mall. The
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Future USS Charleston (LCS 18) Set For Namesake City Commissioning

The Navy's newest Independence variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Charleston (LCS 18), will be commissioned at 10:00 a.m. (EST), Saturday, March 2 at Charleston, South Carolina's Columbus Street Terminal. This event is open to the public, but tickets are required. South Carolina Senator Tim Scott will deliver the
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