Events

October 11, 2012

Featured Events & Specials October 2012

Saturday, October 13th

UFC 153

Catch the UFC fights at the Cactus Bowl. Light Heavyweight fight featuring Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar, Nogueira vs. Herman, Teixeira vs. Maldonado, and Fitch vs. Silva. Live on pay-per-view. Limited seating available. $1.50 per game. 1900 to close. No reservations. For more information call 269-5585.

Tuesday October 23rd – Wednesday, October 31st

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon, October 23 – 31st. For more information call DDRP at 269-2791.

Monday, October 27th

Trunk or Treat 

Treat yourself to some family fun from 2-5pm. Trick-or-Treat from trunk to trunk or in the tiny tot village. Games include Mummy Wrap, Slime Dog and other ghoulish fun. Contests for the best carved pumpkin, pie eating contest and best costume. Ghouls, goblins and ghosts of all ages will enjoy this festival. Deadline to register is Monday, October 22nd. Call 269-3260 for more info.




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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

Sterling Global Operations, Inc., in a two-year project for the U.S. Navy, removed or recycled some 5.9 million pounds of munitions, firing range and target debris from Marine Corps Air Station at Yuma, Ariz. Sterling Global re...
 
 

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

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. – Raytheon successfully intercepted and destroyed a low quadrant elevation 107mm rocket as part of the second series of guided test vehicle flight tests of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program. The intercept is a major test milestone before the U.S. Army live-fire engagements begin in September. “Beginning only 18 months...
 
 

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

Raytheon and the U.S. Army successfully completed the first guided test vehicle flight series of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program at Yuma Proving Ground, Aris. The series consisted of two flight tests against different target profiles. In each case after launch, the interceptor initially guided on in-flight radio frequency datalink updates from the fire...
 

 

New Navy vessel named after Yuma

The U.S. Navy has decided to name one of their newest Joint High-Speed Vessels after the city of Yuma, Ariz., forming an even deeper bond between the local community and our military. Political officials from the state of Arizona and the city of Yuma were informed of the decision by the Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary...
 
 
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Joint Strike Fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Indications are that the F-35 joint strike fighter program — the most expensive aviation program in Defense Department history — is on track, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics told a Senate panel June 19. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee this morning, Frank Kendall said the F-35 will be...
 
 
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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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