May 24, 2012

News to Use May 24, 2012

Yuma Memorial Day Events

Monday May 28, 2012

7:45 a.m. – Quechan Burial Ground at Winterhaven, Calif.

9:00 a.m. – Ocean to Ocean Bridge Ceremony at Gateway Park in the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19.

10:00 a.m. – Desert Lawn Memorial Park Services  at American Legion Post 19.

11:30 a.m. – Sunset Vista Cemetery Services.

12:00 p.m. – Barbeque at 2575 S. Virginia Drive American Legion Post 19. Donations include, adults $7.00 and children $3.50

12:00 p.m. – Flag Raising Ceremony and Barbeque at Veterans of Foreign Wars 8242; 7120 S. Highway 95.

12:30 p.m. – Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1627 Flag Raising.

1:00 p.m. – LZ Bar & Grill Flag Raising.

3:00 p.m. – “National Moment of Remembrance.”


Lunchtime Bible Study

The station chaplain’s office would like to remind all personnel that on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. there will be a group-led Bible discussion with food provided for all attendees.


Oasis Pool Pricing

Daily Lap Swim FREE

Children under 3 FREE

Youth (17 & Under) $1.50

Adult (18 & older) $2.00

Monthly Passes 17 and under $20.00

Individual Adult 18 and up $40.00

Family (Up to 5 members) $45.00

Season Passes 17 and under $30.00

Individual Adult 18 and up $50.00

Family $70.00

Youth coupon booklet (10) $10.00

Adult coupon booklet (10) $15.00


CitiBank EMAIL Phishing Scam

An e-mail phishing scam has been using Citibank to entice service members to open the e-mails causing a virus download on your computer. If you receive one of these follow your Command procedures for discarding.  Remember Citibank will never ask for personal information via e-mail.

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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

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

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

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New Navy vessel named after Yuma

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

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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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