Our Yuma Marine Corps Air Station Pin will make a special gift for your favorite Marine or for a large group. Distribute at military events, parades and holidays. This can be attached to a uniform lapel, lanyard, hat or bag strap. Pin is secured with standard clutch backs. Each pin is individually poly bagged.
Yuma MCAS Pin Features
- Size: 1″
- Gold and red
- Individually Packaged.
- Fast Shipping.
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma (MCAS Yuma), located near Yuma, Arizona, is a prominent United States Marine Corps air station. Founded in 1928 as Fly Field, it was later transformed into Yuma Army Airfield during World War II.
MCAS Yuma is under the control of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and has evolved into a key training and operational base for the USMC. It houses multiple F-35B Lightning II squadrons, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 (MAWTS-1), Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 (VMX-1), and Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 (VMFT-401) of the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing of the Marine Corps Reserve.
Apart from its USMC role, MCAS Yuma also serves a dual function as a joint-use civilian-military airport, sharing facilities with Yuma International Airport.
Currently, MCAS Yuma is a critical training facility for the US Marine Corps, focusing on air-to-ground operations and hosting essential aviation units. It stands out for its optimal flying conditions and extensive range areas. MCAS Yuma is a significant site for USMC aviation training and operations.