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Ridge Runners shoot for the best during training exercise October 31, 2012 — MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – Crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163 “Ridge Runners” and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363 “Red Lions”, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, opened fire on buildings and tanks with a mounted M-240 D medium machine gun at a machine gun range aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 31.  This MORE
Ridge Runners shoot for the best during training exercise
Phrog crew spends some time behind the trigger October 30, 2012 — INDIAN OCEAN – Crewmembers in two CH-46E Sea Knights traded their tools for an afternoon in the sky    MORE
Idaho native shares giving spirit with Marine Corps, community October 29, 2012 — "Volunteering has always been a big passion of mine," explained Cpl. Nicholas Burkhardt, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing volunteer representative. "Ever since I started going to the events with schools or out with the Single Marine Program, I've been volunteering at everything I can get my hands on. My next goal is to start coaching a basketball team MORE
White Knights support ground Training with insertion and extraction exercise October 25, 2012 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Crew chiefs and pilots with Marine Medium Tiltotor Squadron 165 “White Knights,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, supported the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in troop insertions and extractions exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 25.  White Knight Marines inserted Infantry Marines with MORE
White Knights support ground Training with insertion and extraction exercise
Local college club visits aircraft firefighters October 24, 2012 — Palomar College Fire Club members received a firsthand view of life as an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Marine aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Oct. 27.  Five club members came aboard the air station to gain a broader understanding of the firefighting career field with ARFF Marines. “We displayed how our fire house is set up and MORE
Mack motivation: Falcons player does extra to help team for playoffs October 24, 2012 — MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Falcons have some of the best players on the west coast; the proof is in the Best of the West Championship trophy they won last year.  This year, the Falcons are working every day to ensure they take that trophy again, but it’s not just the training that helps them MORE
Mack motivation: Falcons player does extra to help team for playoffs
Landing every flight: HMH-462 CAL training October 24, 2012 — Dust and grass filled the air from the high-speed winds caused by a CH-53E Super Stallion’s rotors with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, while landing on a targeted site aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Oct. 24.     The HMH-462 Heavy Haulers practiced section and single ship confined area landing exercises to MORE
MWHS-3 shows support, appreciation for wounded warriors October 16, 2012 — SAN DIEGO – Marines with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3 paid their respect to the Marines and sailors at the Wounded Warriors at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Oct. 16.  “They gave some part of their self to take care of our country,” Said Staff Sgt. Scott Bullock, the operations chief with MWHS-3 and a Macon, Ga., native. “The sacrifice MORE
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NASA administrator returns to 2012 air ahow October 13, 2012 — MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – Retired Marine Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr., current NASA administrator, delivered an address at the opening ceremony during the 2012 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, Oct. 13. This year’s theme is Marines in Flight: Celebrating 50 years of space exploration.  "The theme this year is awesome," MORE
NASA administrator returns to 2012 Air Show
MACG-38 displays gizmos, gadgets during air show October 13, 2012 — MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – Marine Air Control Group 38 supported the 2012 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show with static displays of high-tech military equipment used on make-shift flight lines and unmanned aircraft.  Marine Air Control Squadron 1 showcased field equipment such as the Navigation Integration and Coordination MORE
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