April 19, 2012

News to Use April 19, 2012

Candlelight Vigil For Sexual Assault Victims

There will be a Candlelight Vigil to pay tribute to victims of sexual assault Sat., April 28, from 4-4:30 p.m. at the Station Chapel.  The event is sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office and the Office of the Chaplain in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  The vigil will include music, poetry, a visual montage, and the lighting of candles to recognize all those who have been impacted by sexual violence.  It is free of charge and open to Marines, their loved ones, MCAS Yuma personnel, and concerned citizens. Civilian attendees can gain parking access by contacting Mary Chipman at 928-269-2994.


H&HS Jane Wayne Day Reminder

If your spouse has not pre-registered, please have them send me their registration forms ASAP.  Our participation is pretty low as of today and we have many spaces to fill.  Each participant will receive a Jane Wayne Day t-shirt, commemorative dog tag and lunch.  This is a very fun and exciting event that I know your spouse will enjoy.  The schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 20th 0800-1430

  • Check-In
  • Load buses for the obstacle course, H.E.A.T trainer (simulated vehicle rollover) and MCMAP Training.
  • SAR Demo
  • Crash Fire Demo
  • Lunch in the Chow Hall
  • Rifle Range

Home by 1430

For more information, contact Tama Ward at 928-269-5566 or 928-941-7415.


NONCombatant Evacuation Operation in Yuma

There will be a Noncomatant Evacuation Operation in Yuma at Kiwanis Park and Trinity Christian Center, Fri., April 20. The exercise is slated to run from 5-10:00 p.m. For more information on the exercise, contact the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Public Affairs Office at 928-269-3410. For noise complaints, call 928-269-2325.


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