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Jul

2014

Hathcock Range coaches ensure realistic training

Cpl. Christopher Johns, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif.

San Diego Marines and Sailors participated in annual training with the Marine Corps’ newest pistol qualification program at the Carlos Hathcock Range Complex aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 29.




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Jul

2014

NFL Football Star Experience brings football stars, service members together

Cpl. Michael B. Thorn, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif.

Marines, Sailors and family members watched football players from the National Football League train during the NFL Football Star Experience aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 15.




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Jun

2014

PMO conducts practical weapons course

Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Marines and police officers with the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Provost Marshal’s Office conducted a practical weapons and a low-light range qualification course aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., June 18.




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May

2014

Biohazard training gives Marines chance to work with outside agencies

Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Marines with Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting responded to a biohazard training simulation along with multiple other agencies aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., May 29.




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Apr

2014

MCCS hosts annual volunteer appreciation celebration

Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Marine Corps Community Services hosted a special ceremony to recognize volunteers aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 24.  Marines, Sailors and spouses from multiple units aboard the air station and 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing attended the 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration as honored guests, receiving commendation for their




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Apr

2014

H&HS gets back to basics

Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron participated in a squadron hike aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 18.   Marines received classes and fired various weapons at Carlos Hathcock Range after covering two miles of a five mile hike.   “We wanted to get everybody together and get some quality [physical training]




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Apr

2014

MCAS Miramar police conduct active shooter training

Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Police from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Provost Marshal’s Office participated in an active shooter exercise at the Navy Marine Reserve Center aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., April 2.   Training in simulated environments helps develop quick, rational decision-making skills in a safe and controlled atmosphere.  “It keeps our skills sharp and up to




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Apr

2014

3rd MAW hosts Friday Night Lights for spouses

Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Marine spouses laced up their cleats and took to the gridiron during the Committed and Engaged Spouses Support League “Friday Night Lights” Football Tournament aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 28.   The tournament was part of Maj. Gen. Steven Busby’s, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing commanding general, Committed and Engaged Spouses




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Feb

2014

First Lady of the Marine Corps honors Miramar Inn

Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Bonnie Amos, First Lady of the Marine Corps, and Col. John Farnam, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, unveiled the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold plaque at the Miramar Inn aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Feb.13.  The LEED certification recognizes the best building strategies and redefines




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Feb

2014

A different perspective: 3rd MAW’s small-unit leaders engage each other

Sgt. Frances L. Goch, Honolulu

A select group of Marines and Sailors from units throughout 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing had the opportunity to attend a Committed and Engaged Leadership seminar in Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 24 – 25.  “These Marines and Sailors were picked for this seminar because they are the top small-unit leaders in their shops,” said Capt. Stephen Hand, officer in charge