June 14, 2012

News to Use June 14, 2012

MCAS Yuma Road Construction

June 11 until completion: Prepare for lane closures approaching the Main Gate from the south on Avenue 3E due to construction between the Main Gate and County 13th St.

Update for June 14, 2012: From June 25-29 all outbound lanes to the main gate will be closed. All exiting traffic must use North Gate.

A full listing of road closures and detours can be found in the MCAS Yuma Weekly E-news and at

Firehose 5K fun run

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is scheduled to host a Fire Hose 5K Fun Run at 6:30 a.m. on June 16, 2012. MCAS Yuma invites the local community to participate in the fun run. During the run fire trucks will be stationed at certain parts to spray runners with the fire hoses. All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal and certificate of appreciation. Participants for the fun run can register at A registration fee of $20 is requested for active duty Marines and $25 for all other participants.

MCAS Seeks new visiting nurse

Must have current, active Arizona RN license, reliable transportation and good driving record. Med/Surg, home health background and current CPR certification desired. Must be able to travel a minimum of five consecutive working days per month.

Starting pay is $21.48/hour plus benefits. Interested parties may obtain an application and application addendum by visiting Please send a completed and signed application, application addendum, and all supporting documentation to:

NMCRS Headquarters
ATTN: Human Resources
875 N. Randolph St, Ste. 225
Arlington, VA 22203
Fax: (703) 696-0144
E-mail: (Scanned PDF or JPEG files)
For more information, contact Lora O’Hara at (928)-269-2373.

Ave 3E Road Construction, Bridge Widening Project

The Arizona Department of Transportation and the City of Yuma are set to begin another round of Avenue 3E road construction projects by mid-July.

Once construction begins, the bridge will be limited to one lane in both directions throughout the duration of the project. ADOT encourages larger commercial vehicles to take Exit 7, Araby Rd. during this time frame to reduce congestion.

Yuma Territorial River Regatta

The second annual event is slated for June 30 at 8 a.m. at the Confluence of Gila & Colorado  Rivers. Have your business and employees register to have the most fun you can have on a hot Yuma day! Visit for a registration form and more information.

Note From The Provost Marshal’s Office

All motorists entering MCAS Yuma must show their ID to gain entrance.  If you are operating a motorcycle or other vehicle that prohibits making your ID available, please take the time before heading to the gate to make your ID easily shown to the gate guards.  This will limit delays at the gate and ensure you are not being distracted while driving.

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