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Yuma Sun (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Yuma, Arizona A memorial Day sip read by More than 101,000 in print and online daily Uma Sun monday May 25, 2015 50 cents Airport director tries to woo carriers to Yuma/a2 g follow us on twitter Yuma Sun and Facebook today s High 92� details on b8 by James Olbert for Many people. Memo rial Day is a Holiday meant for sleeping in or barbecuing. While the commanders of both of Yuma a military installations Hope humans enjoy it they also note its important to take time to remember the men and women who died in service to our country. A a memorial Day is a Day where we take time to remember our fallen service members. In times of War. Where Many of us have lost friends and loved ones. And considering the latest tragedies that have affected our service members this Day brings a special significance to those of us wearing the said col Rick Martinez command my officer of Marine corps air station Yuma we Are thankful for the support provided by the Yuma Community and Hope that you will join us in remember my our Brothers and Sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice for their col Randy Murray commander of the is army a Yuma proving ground added that Over the Vears he has noticed that Many people frequent confuse memorial Day and veterans Day because both holidays recognize the military the difference. Murray explained is that veterans Day is a Celebration that is meant to recognize the service of All living military veterans while memorial Day is a time to Honor the lives courage and legacy of fallen service members. Quot i speak on behalf of All americans who love Thi country and cherish the ideals of military sen Murray said. A we owe a great debt of gratitude to those who sacrificed for us of they had failed we would not be Here today As free citizens of a free today the Yuma Sun honors the men and women who have Given their lives in service to the United states including the following a Lance Cpl. Michael a. Cooper Marine Lance Chi Michael Cooper. 23. Died apr 21 in a Accident on Ogi inv Road so ctr of Highway 78 a motor vehicle operator with 2nd transportation support battalion combat logistics regiment 2. 2nc Marine Logis is group and stationed at Marne corps base Camp Lejeune n c. Cooper was driving a Tor truck when another vehicle doled into the oncoming Ane and he swerved to avoid it. But lost control causing the vehicle to ml1 Over Cooper a native of Sacramento cailf., was at manna corps air station Yuma in support of me weep Orts and tactics instructor course another Marine a passenger in the truck was injured a private first class at the time of his death Cooper was promoted posthumously a Lance Cpl Anthony t. Dubeau Marie Lance Chi Anthony t do Beau 23, died on March 11 As a result of injuries sustained at Marine corps Anthonyt Dubeau a native of Irene with Moas Yum headquarter is army master sgt George a Bannar or George a Zannar tr0of>s a remembering the fallen scouts do their part to Honor the dead Yuma Sun pays members of troop 8051 walk through Yuma Pioneer cemetery saturday morning right before placing new crosses flags and Flowers on the Graves of fallen military veterans. The activity was part of life scout Dylin Contrabasso a Eagle scout project for his troop. Troop 8051 members Kevin Hoffman left in photo at right Dylin Contrabasso Middle and Ben Polston right place the new items on a grave at the cemetery. Buy these photos at Yuma Sun com photos by it v r Yuma sum tribute to troops United Way begins new vision screening program students play video game while wearing an Eye Patch or 3-d glasses during the exam by Saran Womer 3yssarahw0mer Gary Knox elementary school students recently bad the oppor Trinity to Pilot a v Ision screening program on their Campus that is expected to be utilized at other county schools in the future. United Way of Yuma county announced on tuesday that it would fund vision quest a Yespy 20 20 program at Gary Knox Hemen Tan with the intention of implementing it at Mort schools Over the upcoming y ears As \ in inn problems Are reported As being one of the leading child Hood health issues in the nation. United was of Yuma to unto pres Idem and go Madeleine Coil said that the organization wanted to find a Way to help Correct that vision As Szo Szo Szo Szo Szo Szo Szo i Szo Szo Szo i Szo won cum dinners to make Jott a a mull cum us you a w no Zuj Quot Ca Dadoun fathers Day 29 Szo Szo Szo $20 Szo Szo pick up taste of Homes i any weeknight dinner Book in the Yuma Sun circulation department loss s. Ariton a Yuma Al Yuma Sun s.1 Rania anglii2 a second Grade student at Gary Knox elementary tries out vision quest s Eye spy 20/20 vision screening program while computer aide Usa Lund watches his v Ima Sun

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