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MCAS Yuma Marines celebrate 238 years of Corps' history

Master Gunnery Sgt. Michael Arnett, the S-6 chief at Marine Air Control Squadron-One, center, poses with the Marines that donned the historical uniforms during the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma uniform pageant and birthday cake cutting ceremony held at the station’s parade deck, Nov. 7.



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This work, MCAS Yuma Marines celebrate 238 years of Corps' history [Image 2 of 5], by Cpl Reba James, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.07.2013

Date Posted:11.27.2013 12:37

Photo ID:1062001

VIRIN:131107-M-HL954-675

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:1.41 MB

Location:YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

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