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By | Marine Corps Air Station Yuma | October 1, 2019

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U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), recieve their blood stripe during the H&HS Blood Stripe Ceremony at MCAS Yuma, Ariz., Oct 1, 2019. The blood stripe honors the blood that was shed by Marine officers and noncommissioned officers (NCO) during the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847 and is worn on the trousers of NCO's, Staff NCO's, and officers in rememberance of those who courageously fought in the battle. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John Hall)


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