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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Sterling Global Operations completes U.S. Navy project to clear munitions, firing range and target debris from Arizona Marine Corps Air Station range

Sterling Global Operations, Inc., in a two-year project for the U.S. Navy, removed or recycled some 5.9 million pounds of munitions, firing range and target debris from Marine Corps Air Station at Yuma, Ariz. Sterling Global re...

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...

Raytheon, U.S. Army complete first AI3 guided flight test series

Raytheon and the U.S. Army successfully completed the first guided test vehicle flight series of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program at Yuma Proving Ground, Aris. The series consisted of two flight tests against different target profiles. In each case after launch, the interceptor initially guided on in-flight radio frequency datalink updates from the fire...


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...

Joint Strike Fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Indications are that the F-35 joint strike fighter program — the most expensive aviation program in Defense Department history — is on track, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics told a Senate panel June 19. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee this morning, Frank Kendall said the F-35 will be...

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle ‘closes capability gap,’ Army says

While the Humvee has served the Army well for some 25 years, there’s a “capability gap” in what it can do for warfighters on a 21st-century battlefield, said the Soldier responsible for overseeing its replacem...


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