Marine Corps

“Hey! Hey! Hurl! It’s Fat Albert!” – Scott Colbath Flies with the Blue Angels

By Scott Colbath I got the call on a Thursday evening: Joe: “Hey Scott. What are your plans for the show weekend at El Centro?” Scott: “Well, I planned on being there all weekend just in case you needed me. What’s up?” Joe: “How would you like to go for a ride on Fat Albert?” … Continue reading »

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MCAS Yuma Airshow 2012

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 561 (VMM-561) “Pale Horse” On March 17, 2012, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma held their 50th Annual Airshow. This year the airshow featured the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, and also celebrated the Marine Aviation Centennial. From warbirds to modern military aviation, there were amazing sights and aviation … Continue reading »

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WTI: Noncombatant Evacuation Training Exercise

Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion During times of dissension in foreign countries, civilians and medical personnel from “Doctors Without Borders” could be in danger and may require immediate evacuation. Because of their training during the Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course held at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, the U.S. Marines are ready for the task. … Continue reading »

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