August 3, 2012

News to Use August 3, 2012

Hard Road Closure

Access to Airport Loop between Avenue A and County 14th is CLOSED due to a sink hole until further notice.  This includes access to emergency vehicles.


2012 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event

Please join us for a FREE one-of-a-kind hiring fair sponsored by Hero2Hired (H2H) for job seekers and employers, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, 7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, Ariz., 85258. This hiring fair is for veterans, military members currently serving, and military/veteran spouses.


DRMO Closure

DLA Disposition Services Yuma (formally DRMO) will be closed until Aug. 6 at 7 a.m.   For appointments, disposition, documentation, regulations, or reutilization questions please log onto Your Disposition Services Representative is John Wilcox.  DSR is located in the DLA Disposition Services Office in building 324 on MCAS Yuma.  DSR Wilcox can be reached at DSN: 269-2177 or at email:


Family Care Branch Resource Fair

The MCAS Yuma Family Care Branch will host a Family Care Back to School Resource Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Sonoran Pueblo from 5-7 p.m. The Resource Fair is an excellent opportunity for military families with school age children to learn about the various community and installation resources available to them to support their children throughout the school year.  School supplies, door prizes and a hamburger dinner will be provided. For more information, parents can call Elena McShane at (928) 269-5373.


Operation Homefront at YPG

The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is scheduled to host Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade at the Desert Breeze Travel Camp (Bldg. S6) on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will provide free backpacks and school supplies for children of active duty service members ranks E1-E6, reducing some of the stress of the new school year for military families. Online registration is mandatory, and one can do so at Patrons are reminded they must present their military ID cards to participate. For more information, contact YPG’s Army Community Service office at (928) 328-2513.


Volunteer Opportunity

Cibola High School School registration

DATES:  Thursday, 2 Aug 0745 – 1400 Friday, 3 Aug 0745 – 1200

Clarification:  This is not deemed a Community Relations event and therefore, all interested in volunteering must contact the school’s POC directly; also military uniforms are not authorized.  For more information, contact Shannon Garcia at (928) 502-5706 or at


Parent Survey

We encourage all MCAS Yuma military parents with school age children to complete the below survey by Aug. 3.  We also encourage geo-bachelors with school age children to participate.  Data from the survey will assist us in moving forward with continued educational progress and success for all military school age children attending schools in Yuma. Please contact the MCAS Yuma School Liaison, Elena McShane, for more information at (928) 269-5373.

Parent survey:

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