Yuma Marine Corps Air Station

Arizona Edition - This weekend, the skies of Yuma fill with the sights and sounds of U.S. military might and aviation heroics.  The Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s annual Yuma Airshow is one of the biggest events of the year, bringing tens of thousands of residents and visitors through the gates of one of the busiest Marine air bases in the country.  KAWC’s Kim Johnson spoke with real fighter pilot Lt. Colonel Brent Weathers about what to expect and this year’s event, including a few surprises…(originally aired 03/12/14).

Arizona Edition - Yuma County Fairgrounds hosts more than just the annual county fair.  The facilities there have been home to 4H activities, private events, car shows, concerts, and more.  But the Fairgrounds location, right next to Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma, has some civic and military leaders wondering if the fairgrounds need a new location because of the potential for an accident involving military aircraft. KAWC’s Kim Johnson has the story…(originally aired 11/13/13).

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at MCAS-Yuma

Sep 13, 2013
Michelle Faust / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Secretary Arne Duncan visited the Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma and spoke about sequestration cuts as well as making it easier for military children to move between schools and states.  KAWC's Michelle Faust reports...(originally aired 09/13/13)