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Semper Fi!!! - Yuma
Semper Fi!!!

Favorite thing: One of the Marine Corps' premier aviation training bases, with access to 2.8 million acres of bombing and aviation training ranges, and superb flying weather, MCAS Yuma supports 80 percent of the Corps' air-to-ground aviation training. Each year, the air station hosts numerous units and aircraft from U.S. and NATO forces.

Fondest memory: The ideal weather and location along the Colorado River, make Yuma and the surrounding area an oasis in the southwestern Sonoran Desert with a bounty of superb recreational opportunities and water sports. Seasonal hunting and fishing abound in the fish and game rich Yuma area. Nestled in five square miles just southeast of Yuma, the air station is home to a number of tenant units including Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron-1, Marine Aircraft Group-13, Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Fighter Training Squadron-401, Marine Air Control Squadron-1 and Combat Service Support Detachment-16 (Courtesy of the USMC).

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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Such a hard life don't you think? - Yuma

Such a hard life don't you think?

Laydown and relax

Favorite thing: Relax and take in the beauty of the area. It sure looks like that is what Sam is doing...lol...he is such a character!!! Actually, the last time is was here, it was extremely hot.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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