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Celebrating Earth Month with station-wide cleanup

By Sgt. Raquel Barraza | April 21, 2015

Marines and Sailors with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing conducted a station-wide cleanup aboard MCAS Miramar, California, April 20. MORE
VMM-163 CO goes out with large scale training op

By Sgt. Melissa Wenger | April 10, 2015

Nearly two years ago, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 conducted a large-scale division flight to test their efficiency, readiness, and capabilities. MORE
Two female Sailors awarded for outstanding service

By Sgt. Melissa Lee | March 31, 2015

Two female Sailors with the 3rd Marine aircraft Wing were recognized by the San Diego Navy League as the senior and junior enlisted women of the year among 62 commands and 80 nominees from the San Diego area. MORE
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