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Female aviators spread wings in past, present, future

By Sgt. Melissa Lee | March 19, 2015

The Marine Corps Women’s Reserve was officially established Feb. 13, 1943, during World War II. Approximately 85 percent of enlisted Marines at headquarters units were women during that time. MORE
Awardee of the International Women of Courage visits 3rd MAW

By Sgt. Melissa Lee | March 10, 2015

Captain Niloofar Rahmani was just 18 when she became the first female fixed-wing pilot in Afghanistan with the Afghan Air Force. MORE
Gunfighters live up to name supporting Scorpion Fire

By Sgt. Raquel Barraza | February 11, 2015

Pilots and crew chiefs from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369 “Gunfighters” took part in the annual exercise Scorpion Fire aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 26 – Feb. 6. MORE
Secretary of defense visits MCAS Miramar, spoke with service members

By Cpl. Melissa Lee | January 13, 2015

The Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 13.The MORE
MWCS-38 gets ‘back to basics’ with Back in the Saddle training

By Sgt. Raquel Barraza | January 12, 2015

Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 added some flare to their annual training, Jan. 5 – 9. MORE
Ceremony honors end of Wing’s operations in Afghanistan

By Cpl. Melissa Lee | December 9, 2014

Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing held a morning colors ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Dec. 9. MORE
Marines of MWCS-38 use training to help celebrate birthday

By Cpl. Raquel Barraza | November 19, 2014

Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 continued birthday tradition by conducting a six-mile hike through the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 14. MORE
Marines continue to inspire local students to succeed

By Cpl. Michael Thorn | November 7, 2014

Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 16 and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 268 mentored students at Morning Creek Elementary School, Nov. 5. MORE