MCAS Dove Registration
Where: Sonoran Pueblo, MCAS Yuma
When: Aug. 17 to Aug. 24
Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Elidgibility Requirements: Active Duty, retired service members, MCAS employees, dependent family members and sponsored guests.
All hunters must bring a valid identification, valid Arizona hunting license with migratory bird stamp. Family members and sponsored guests must be present with individual registering for dove hunt. Any question please contact Mike Waliszewski (928) 750-4777.
Mission Assurance Awareness Brief
The station will host mission assurance awareness briefs at the base theater Aug. 14. The first session will go 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the second from noon to 3 p.m.. Topics will include active shooter awareness, how to respond, shelter in place and Mexico travel. NCIS will present insider threats, personal security awareness, mass notification, National Terrorism Advisory System and more. For more information, contact Tim Beeler, station Anti-Terrorism Officer, at (928) 269-6725.
Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days
Aug. 10 – 12 Historic Tombstone, Ariz., the Town Too Tough To Die, will be celebrating their Annual Vigilante Days. It will be three days of non-stop action on Historic Allen Street.
Sponsored by the Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing Gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, (if not the nation) will be performing various Gunfighting Skits all weekend long along with several out of town groups.
Besides all the entertainment on Allen Street, the ever popular Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday and the Annual 10K run will take place on Sunday. Throughout the weekend the Vigilantes will have their booth set up and they will be offering Vigilante merchandise for sale as well as a raffle for a Classic Firearm.
For any additional information please contact Pat Kelly at (928)457-3451.
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, AZ 85258. This hiring fair is for veterans, military members currently serving, and military/veteran spouses.
Quick Assist Loans through NMCRS
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is pleased to offer Quick Assist Loans (QAL) as a part of a pilot program designed to offer Sailors and Marines no interest loans of up to $500. This specialized program increases the maximum QAL amount from the previous $300 limit and does not impact service member access to society financial assistance of larger amounts as needed to assist with emergencies. The $500 QAL program will be offered through December 31 and is available to eligible active duty Sailors and Marines here at MCAS Yuma and several other Navy and Marine Corps installations. For more information, call (928) 269-2373 or visit http://www.nmcrs.org/quickassist.html.
Commissary Parking Closure
From Aug. 20 to Oct. 12, the MCAS Yuma Commissary parking lot will be partially closed for a repaving project. During this time, please refrain from using the commissary parking lot as overflow parking for the gym to ensure commissary patrons have access to close parking. The alternate parking location for gym overflow is the parking lot east of barracks 645.
ID Card Center Temporary Closure
Until further notice, the Station ID Card Center will be unavailable due to network and systems issues. Patrons in need of ID Cards should contact or visit the below alternate locations until the MCAS Yuma center is operational:
YPG (928) 328-2578 (appointment only) Monday through Thursday (closed Fridays) Bldg #501
NAF El Centro 0730-1530 (760) 339-2623, Monday through Friday (recommend calling before driving over) Bldg #214