VMA-211 Receives First F-35Bs

05/16/2016: Marine Attack Squadron 211 received its first two F-35B Joint Strike Fighters aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Monday, May 9, 2016. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211) conducted their last scheduled flight as an AV-8B Harrier Squadron aboard MCAS Yuma, Ariz., Friday, May 6, 2016.  The squadron…

Shadow UAV at Yuma Air Station

05/12/2016: Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) conducts its first launch of an RQ-7Bv2 "Shadow" unmanned aircraft system at the Canon Air Defense Complex aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, Saturday, March 26, 2016.  Credit: Marine Corps Air Station Yuma:3/26/16  

Flying the Mi-24 as Part of MAWTS Training

11/10/2015: U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Brian Clegg, with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), flies a Russian Mil Mi-24 Hind during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 1-16 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2015. The exercise is part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 1-16,…

Hueys Live Fire Drills Over Yuma

02/26/2015: Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, were operating from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, from December 2-11 to conduct live fire and fly-over drills on the air station's vast ranges with UH-1Y Hueys and AH-1Z Cobras.  Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Yuma:12/9/14

Harvest Hawk Live Fire Exercise: 2013

07/22/2014: U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) and VMGR-252, MAG 14, 2nd MAW conduct a live fire training exercise in a KC-130J Harvest Hawk aircraft near Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Calif. March 20, 2013. The…