MCAS YUMA NEWS

CMC Honor Graduate

Story by Cpl Sabrina Candiaflores on 08/06/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (Aug. 5, 2019) -- As he gets in the prone position, keeping both feet flat on the deck, Cpl. Jacob Campos, a Tactical Air Defense Controller assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS) 1, conducts his mental
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Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting: Responding to the Call

Story by Sgt Isaac Martinez on 07/17/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (July 16, 2019) As smoke filled the cabin of an American Airlines aircraft carrying 154 passengers, the pilots and crew were forced to make a quick decision. "When the flight attendants told us that there was smoke,
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A Warrior's Path to Fitness

Story by Cpl Sabrina Candiaflores on 05/23/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (May 20, 2019) For Sgt. Angelica Mendoza, the Receiving Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma's Distribution Management Office (DMO), fitness isn't just about herself, it's about helping others. Mendoza, a Milwaukee,
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Capt. Robert Attebury: KC-130 Hercules Pilot

Story by Cpl Sabrina Candiaflores on 04/23/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (April 11, 2019) Everyone has a story about why they decided to join the military and specifically, the Marine Corps. Capt. Robert Attebury, a KC-130 Hercules pilot assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Squadron (VMGR) 252, began hi
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2018 Marine Corps Military Firefighter of the Year: Sgt. Toledo

Story by Cpl Sabrina Candiaflores on 04/02/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (March 26, 2019) Hard work has paid off for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Specialist, Sgt. Jose Toledo. On March 15, 2019, Toledo was recognized at the station's parade deck in front of his unit, Headquarters
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60 Years of Aviation From the Eyes of the Beholder

Story by LCpl Hannah Powell on 03/13/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (March 9, 2019) -- What better place to enjoy 70 degree weather in early March, free entertainment and aircraft demonstrations than the annual Yuma Airshow? Yuma is home to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, the busiest
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