Marine Corps Air Station Yuma provides aviation support, force protection, infrastructure, and community services to promote the readiness, sustainment and quality of life for I Marine Expeditionary Force and other military forces, tenant commands, personnel and their families.
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Robert B. Brodie conducts a brief during a visit at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, Aug. 29, 2023.
Marines, Sailors and their families attend a back to school resource fair at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, July 27, 2023.
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Jason Woodworth, the commanding general of Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, along with Col. Charles Dudik, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma; Col.Thomas Bedell, the commanding officer of MCAS Miramar; Col. Gregory Pace, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Logistic Base Barstow; and Col. David Moore, the commanding officer of MCAS Camp Pendleton, sign a proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. During the month of April, each installation will host a series of events to highlight various aspects of the sexual assault prevention and response program, as well as promoting the services and resources SAPR offices can provide to survivors of sexual assault.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Alison Keenan, the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma Adjutant, reads the traditional birthday message from the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. John A. Lejeune, during a ceremony celebrating the Marine Corps’ 246th birthday at MCAS Yuma, Ariz., Nov. 10, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Luis A. Galvez, offgoing sergeant major, and Sgt. Maj. Hector A. Hernandez, oncoming sergeant major, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), pose for a photo at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Ariz., Nov. 9, 2021.
The U.S. Operational Test Team has a new commander. Marine LtCol Dave Merritt became the first commanding officer of the UOTT.