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02

Jul

2014

Safety top priority for MCAS Miramar

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

Marines and Sailors aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar can be the eyes and ears for a quick response when they discover a hazardous situation. They have multiple policies and procedures in place to make sure the air station is safe as possible.




20

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.




17

Jun

2014

Marines take part in American Supercamp motorcycle training

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

Marine motorcycle riders learned proper riding techniques during an American Supercamp course aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., June 16–17.




06

Jun

2014

PMO conducts annual DUI-detection training

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

Newly promoted corporals with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., attended a three-day Committed and Engaged Leadership Indoctrination Course in East Miramar, June 3-5.




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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]




02

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




14

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