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Jun

2014

Camp Lejeune, New River prepare for Destructive Weather
The 2014 Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River Annual Destructive Weather Exercise is scheduled for June 23 through 25.The exercise will simulate a Category Three hurricane giving service members and civilians aboard MCB



20

Jun

2014

Extension of live fire training into range quiet hours
Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic (EWTGLANT) is scheduled to conduct training involving fixed wing aviation, artillery and mortars after the normal midnight curfew until 2 a.m., June 24 through 27 and August 12 through 15.EWTGLANT intends



20

Jun

2014

3rd Marine Aircraft Wing to host colors ceremony honoring Medal of Honor
The 3rd Marine Aircraft is scheduled to conduct an Evening Colors Ceremony honoring recent Medal of Honor recipient, Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter, Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. President Barack Obama awarded



18

Jun

2014

3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Change of Command
Maj. Gen. Steven W. Busby relinquished command of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing to Maj. Gen. Michael A. Rocco in a ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., today.Busby took command of the 3rd MAW Aug. 10, 2012, and is slated to become the



13

Jun

2014

Fire Training At MCAS Miramar
The MCAS Miramar Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting unit is scheduled to conduct training fires on the airfield Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.The training fire is part of the unit’s routine training program. While some flames and smoke may be visible



11

Jun

2014

Prescribed Burn At MCAS Miramar
The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Fire Department is scheduled to conduct prescribed burns at East Miramar Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Prescribed burns are conducted to remove hazardous fuel growth and are part of the air station’s annual



05

Jun

2014

Update 2: Aircraft Crash in Imperial, Calif.
An AV-8B Harrier from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma crashed in Imperial City, Calif. at approximately 4:20 p.m. yesterday.The pilot ejected safely, was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and has



05

Jun

2014

Update 1: Aircraft Crash in Imperial, Calif.
A Third Marine Aircraft Wing AV-8B Harrier stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma crashed in Imperial, Calif. at approximately 4:20 p.m. today.According to Imperial City officials, eight homes were evacuated with three destroyed and no reports of



04

Jun

2014

Aircraft Crash in Imperial, Calif.
A Third Marine Aircraft Wing AV-8B Harrier stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma crashed in Imperial, Calif. at approximately 4:20 p.m. today.Civilian homes were impacted.  Damage assessments are being conducted.Injuries to civilians in the area



02

Jun

2014

MCAS Iwakuni Notification of Deceased Marine
A Marine from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 was found deceased aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Saturday.Captain Garrett R. Woodcock, 31, of Riverside, Calif., was found deceased in his barracks room May 31 at approximately 7 p.m.




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