Yuma Proving Ground

15th MEU, America ARG returns to Southern California after seven-month deployment

Story by MSgt Theresa Seng on 01/30/2018 PACIFIC OCEAN The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and America Amphibious Ready Group are slated to return home to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Yuma, and Naval Base San Diego in waves by Feb. 2 after completing
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Air Force Special Tactics, Marine Recon groom joint ground leaders

Story by SrA Ryan Conroy on 01/23/2018 The police officers rush into the compound, weapons drawn, shouting orders at the men inside the building to surrender. Shots ring out, spent rounds discharge and the police retreat, leaving one officer behind with a gunshot wound. The insurgents drag him through the
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MICC director one of two selected Army-wide for development program

Story by Daniel P. Elkins on 12/29/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (May 19, 2017) A Mission and Installation Contracting Command director at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, is one of only two individuals Army-wide selected for the Defense Acquisition University Key Leader Development Program. Colette Carrizales begi
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418th FLTS supports NASA in Orion spacecraft parachute test

Story by Kenji Thuloweit on 12/20/2017 Airmen and testers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron joined Army, NASA and contractor personnel to participate in an airdrop of a mockup of the Orion spacecraft. The capsule was airdropped from a C-17 Globemaster on loan from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, over the
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Sumos drop cargo using innovative air-delivery system

Story by Cpl Carlos Jimenez on 12/17/2017 U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, or "Sumos," conducted air-delivery training with the Joint Precision Airdrop System, or JPADS, over Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 11, 2017, as part of El Centro Horizon. The Sumos dropped container delivery systems using JPADS
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Filching apples; water skiing on canals; avoiding mandatory meetings: Soldier recalls Yuma Test Station of 1955

Story by Chuck Wullenjohn on 09/25/2017 It took five decades, but Ronald E. Bell, a private in the Yuma Test Station Finance Office of 1955, recently returned to the site of "the best decision I ever made." As a high school student in Baltimore, Md., Bell set his sights o
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New commander to lead YPG into future

Story by Riley Williams on 09/25/2017 Stories about Yuma Proving Ground's Test and Evaluation mission as well on post activities.
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Crane Army leads the way in Industrial Hygiene standards for workers' health

Story by Hayley Smith on 08/03/2017 The Industrial Hygiene Program Office at Crane Army Ammunition Activity received recognition for achievements in safeguarding workers' health in June 2017 after surpassing a strict metric regarding hazard assessment, a rare feat matched by only eight other Army Industrial Hygiene Program Offices out of
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REF conducts Desert Burnoff' EW assessment

Story by Dustin Gabus on 07/25/2017 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.Against the stillness and quiet of the desolate Yuma desert, an invisible battle raged in the brutal summer heat. However, instead of bullets and bombs, these combatants harnessed the power of electromagnetic waves to disrupt their opponent. The U.S. Army Rapid
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MTACS-38 deploys a light-weight, amphibious aviation command post during exercise HYDRA 1-17

Story by Cpl Harley Robinson on 07/17/2017 Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron (MTACS) 38 conducted exercise HYDRA 1-17 to simulate ship-to-shore employment of a Tactical Air Direction Center (TADC) and integrate it with a simulated Navy tactical air control center (NTACC), at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, June 5-8.
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What I've Learned: Julian Guerrero

Story by Sgt Connor Hancock on 04/12/2017 What I've Learned: Julian Guerrero Corporal, personnel administrator, Headquarters Battalion Hometown: Edcouch, Texas Interviewed and photographed by Sgt. Connor Hancock > Back in High School my best friend and I made a pact to join the Marine Corps. When he passed away I
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