March 22, 2012

News to Use March 23, 2012

Announcing Citi Fraud Early Warning Alerts

CitiR Commercial Card recently announced the roll out of a new Fraud Early Warning (FEW) Alerts capability which will allow clients to receive early warnings via short-messaging service and/or e-mail notices when potentially fraudulent activity is detected on your account. U.S. Cardholders are eligible to receive SMS and/or E-mail alerts, provided they have a valid mobile number and/or e-mail address on file.

All Female Sports League

Are you interested in playing sports but prefer playing on an all female team? If so, please contact Beverly McMenomy at BevMcMenomy@gmail.com or (252)649-9828 for more information.

Kohl’s Child Safety Fair

The Second Annual Kohl’s Child Safety Fair will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot.  The Kohl’s Child Safety Fair is a partnership between the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center and Kohl’s Department Stores.  The Fair is free and designed to educate children and parents about injury prevention in a fun and effective atmosphere. Come on down and enjoy fun activities, free goodies, and great raffles.

Cambridge Curriculum Parent Meeting

A Cambridge Curriculum Parent Meeting will be held for military parents of middle school and high school students who are attending or planning to attend schools in Yuma Union High School District. Come learn all about this new curriculum by the District subject matter experts on Thursday, April 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Please contact School Liaison Elena McShane at 928-269-5373 for more information.


Remember, voting assistance representatives are available on station to provide help with registering to vote, submitting absentee ballots if voting outside of Arizona or while deployed. Contact the Installation Voting Officer, Capt. Staci Reidinger at (928)-269-3609, or visit www.fvap.gov to get started today.

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US Army, Raytheon achieve first inflight lethal intercept of low quadrant elevation rocket

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. – Raytheon successfully intercepted and destroyed a low quadrant elevation 107mm rocket as part of the second series of guided test vehicle flight tests of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program. The intercept is a major test milestone before the U.S. Army live-fire engagements begin in September. “Beginning only 18 months...

New Navy vessel named after Yuma

The U.S. Navy has decided to name one of their newest Joint High-Speed Vessels after the city of Yuma, Ariz., forming an even deeper bond between the local community and our military. Political officials from the state of Arizona and the city of Yuma were informed of the decision by the Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary...

Navy to name new vessel after city of Yuma, Ariz.

U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is praising the Navy’s decision to name its latest Joint High Speed Vessel after the city of Yuma. McCain says the naming is a “worthy recognition of the people of Yuma and all they do to support the men and women of our military.” Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says...


Welcome home

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Cpl. Jose Luis Hernandez, a Marine Attack Squadron 513 power line mechanic and a native of Willacoochee, Ga., proposes to his longtime girlfriend Zuleika Oleo, a native of Yu...
Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Yuma community residents adopt a squadron

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon Left: Debi Mustain, the Coyote Ranch assistant troop committee coordinator and a native of Yuma, Ariz., and Peggy Munger, the Coyote Ranch troop committee coordinator and a ...

MCAS Yuma H&HS Field Meet

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., took part in a squadron-wide field meet in which all the sections comp...


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