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Welcome Aboard
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Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. Since Oct. 1, 1997, Marines and Sailors have been living and working aboard the 23,000-acre facility.

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Starting Out
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MCAS Miramar is on the northern edge of San Diego. Directions to the air station when using any of the following major freeways heading northbound are as follows:

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History
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Miramar’s military roots began in 1917, when the U.S. Army purchased the Miramar area and established Camp Kearny. The camp was used as a demobilization center after the war, but ceased to function as a military base and languished for 12 years.

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Marines, Sailors complete Basic Brig Escort Course
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Story by Sgt Lillian Stephens on 04/25/2016

The brig, a military prison, houses and confines service members who have engaged in criminal activity. Whenever these individuals leave the facility, trained escorts must accompany them to their appointments.

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MCAS Miramar hosts educators during Educators Workshop
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Story by Cpl Kimberlyn Adams on 04/08/2016

The Educators Workshop Program is a recruiting initiative that gives educators from across the country the opportunity to see the Marine Corps from the inside.

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VMM-364 "Purple Foxes," VMM-165 "White Knights" take to the skies, conduct confined area landings
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Story by Sgt Lillian Stephens on 04/08/2016

As they approached it, the aircraft's rotors tilted upward, slowing their speed just prior to their descent.

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Story by PO3 Stephen Sisler on 04/26/2016

The event tested the battalion's ability to repair runways and other airfield facilities following an attack by an enemy force. A 12-hour standalone project during previous FTXs, this ADR exercise was extended to three days, and involved a majority of the battalion.

Story by Jenny Gordon on 04/26/2016

Finding innovate ways to address these ongoing challenges was the focus of a 2015 Air Force Research Laboratory Commander's Challenge calling for submissions on ways to deal with an active shooter scenario.

Story by Cpl Mark Watola on 04/26/2016

Volunteers, both military and civilian, participated in events such as the Splash for Trash and cleanups at the marinas and Onslow beach, with efforts concentrated on removing trash.

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