May 17, 2012

News to Use May 17, 2012

Oasis pool grand Reopening 

The Oasis Pool will host its grand reopening, May 18. All station personnel and their families are invited, but please note the times for both groups:

Family time will be from 12-6:00 p.m.

Adults are invited to attend from 6-8 p.m.

The layout of events are as follows:

Noon – Pool Opening and Senior Leader remarks

12:20 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Free hot dogs and drinks

12:30-6 p.m. – Family Open Swim

6 – 7 p.m. – Chretin’s Nacho Eating Contest

6 – 8 p.m. – Adult Swim

7:30 – 8 p.m. El Luchadores Mexican Wrestling

Yuma – U.S. Marines blood drive

Friday, May 18, 2012

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

MCAS Yuma station gym

All donors in April and May will be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 60 pairs of round trip tickets aboard the Grand Canyon Railway. Please be sure to bring a photo ID and donor card. For any questions, contact Kyle Campbell at (928)269-2416 or visit (sponsor code: Marines).

Messhall upgrades

The station’s mess hall is now accepting credit cards.  Hours of operation and prices have not changed. To find this weeks menu, visit

Station Safety Standdown

On May 22, 2012 MCAS Yuma Marines and Sailors will attend the 101 Days of Summer dafety standdown. They will conduct small unit level training during the half of the day that they are not attending the safety fair. The morning wave will begin at 8 a.m. at the station gym, while the afternoon wave will begin at 1 p.m. and meet at the parade deck.  For more details, please contact Station Safety.

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.

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