May 10, 2012

News to Use May 10, 2012

Cheerleaders wanted

Auditions for the 2012 MCAS Yuma Cheerleading, Dance and POM Squadron will be held 6-7 p.m., May 30, at the Community Center. For more information, contact William Tracu at (928) 269- 2324.

New and improved station pool

The station pool is currently open for lap swimmers only, Monday thru Friday from 6 – 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The pool’s grand opening will be held May 18 at 1 p.m. The weekend of May 18 the pool will be free. Prices for the rest of the year will be coming soon. Open swim will be available Monday thru Friday from 1 – 6 p.m. and lap swim will keep its same hours. Weekends and holidays will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

31st Annual Wyatt Earp Days 

See the “Old Wild West” come alive with a Weekend honoring Tombstone’s most Notable & Legendary Lawman. Tombstone’s 31st Annual Wyatt Earp Day’s celebration is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend from Saturday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th, on Historic Allen Street in Tombstone, Ariz. The event will feature three full days of continuous action packed street entertainment starting at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at approximately 4:00 p.m. each day. For more information, please contact  Event PR Chairman Bronco Bill at (520) 266-5266 or Entertainment Chairman Pat Kelly at (520) 457-3451.

FTAP Brief for FY13 marines

GySgt. Jimmy Spence will be conducting a First Term Alignment Plan brief for all FY 13 Marines on May 17th at 8 a.m. at the Base Theater. The purpose of this brief is to educate Marines about reenlistment procedures, incentives, and boat spaces. If you have Marines that are saying they are “getting out”, I still highly encourage them to attend for the information they will receive just in case they change their mind.

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MFE, MCSCG, Air Ground Integration conference takes off

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Take a Stand

Mary Chipman, the Installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for MCAS Yuma and a Marine with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron perform a dramatic skit about sexual trauma. The skit was part of the first annual “...

The Avengers assemble in Exchange and Marvel’s latest military-only free comic

Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, and Black Widow are all making their way to military installations around the world via one million free comic books published exclusively for the Armed Forces by the Army & Air Force E...


News to Use February 15, 2013

Financial management Military Saves Week runs Feb. 25-March 2. During Military Saves Week there will be four workshops to assist active duty and family members in saving. Investing in your Future: Monday, 6-8 p.m., Bldg. 598 – Understanding Investing. True Understanding of your Credit Report: Tuesday 1-3 p.m., Bldg. 598 – Review of Credit Report,...


Navy and Marines Corps Relief Society seeking volunteers on station New to town and looking to make friends? Is your spouse deployed and you want a productive way to pass the time? Maybe you want to get out of the house for a few hours a week? Or are you looking build your resume? Navy-Marine...
Photo by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

It’s a TRAP! Marines Practice Recovery Ops

Finally, the sound of helicopters overhead, gunfire and explosions in the direction of the enemy, the sight of friendly forces streaming out of their transports.


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