MCAS YUMA

A Range of Responsibilities

Story by Cpl Isaac Martinez on 02/05/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (Feb. 5, 2019) Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma isn't just the busiest air station in the Marine Corps and the heart of Marine aviation training. The air station manages nearly 1.2 million acres of land, which
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Never Forgotten: Brig. Gen. William Forney

Retired Brig. Gen. William A. Forney served honorably as the commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing from 1992 to 1994. On Dec. 25, 2018, he passed away at the age of 76 in Panama City, Florida. "I think every commander and every commanding general - no matter what branch
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From a slow take off to high flying

Story by LCpl Levi Guerra on 11/09/2018 When people meet Capt. Kelsey Casey, they don't initially think the petite, young woman with an energetic personality is a pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, but once she starts talking, her charisma becomes apparent, and it's understandable why she's the only female
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MCIEAST Hosts CLEO Training

Story by LCpl Ashley Gomez on 09/07/2018 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune encompasses approximately 161,000 acres of land and is home to many forms of wildlife. Managing the two largely falls on a dedicated team of Conservation Law Enforcement Officers (CLEO). Wildlife enforcement, safe
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U.S. Armed Forces Women's Softball Team Capture second straight silver at USA Nationals

Story by Steven Dinote on 08/28/2018 The U.S. Armed Forces Women's Softball Team reached the finals once again and earned silver at the 2018 USA Softball National Women's Open Championship at the WVO Softball Complex in Portland, Ore. on August 26. Going undefeated in their first three games of the
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MAG-13 makes history: 1,600 mile HF shot

Story by Sgt David Bickel on 08/20/2018 Marines with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13 effectively communicated with air station assets throughout southern California utilizing organic equipment from exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Counter Land Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis., August 16. This communication, or "shot" communicating with MCAS Miramar
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