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Yuma veteran shares story about surviving Pearl Harbor

For one Yuma veteran, the dark moments from the Pearl Harbor attack remains embedded in his mind. He was aboard the USS West Virginia that Sunday morning in 1941. More>>

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Yuma Veterans Thanksgiving dinner gives "piece of home"

Many Yuma veterans and active duty military members were treated with a free Thanksgiving feast as a token of appreciation for their service to this country. More>>

American Legion Post 19 celebrate after Veterans day parade

After the annual Veterans Day parade took place this morning. Many gathered at the American Legion Post 19 in Yuma for some food and entertainment. More>>

U.S. Air Force Band tours in Yuma

From patriotic favorites and Broadway tune, the official chorus of the United States Air Force and a world-class band performed in the Desert Southwest. More>>

Yuma-based Marine killed in Afghanistan is laid to rest

The body of a local marine who lost his life in Afghanistan is laid to rest. Sergeant Bradley W. Atwell's burial took place in Kokomo, Indiana on Friday. More>>

Sport Clips haircuts fundraiser for wounded military veterans

If you need a haircut and want to help the homes for wounded warriors program , you can do both at the same time. More>>

Sesame Street Live tour stops at MCAS-Yuma

Many children in military families can relate to the experience of "Katie", Sesame Street's new character who has to relocate to different bases throughout her life. More>>

Buildings, Simulators and Hangar ready for Joint Strike Fighter in Yuma

Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma officials said some of the hangars for the Joint Strike fighter are ready for operation. More>>

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  • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:15:38 GMT
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...More >>
    A year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, runners and spectators began filtering in Monday morning at the starting line in Hopkinton...More >>
  • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:13:15 GMT
    Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people.More >>
    A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.More >>
  • Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

    Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:23:21 GMT
    Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a...More >>
    Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in...More >>
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