British photographers pay homage to YPG UH-1 helicopters /Page 2 Wahner Brooks military equipment display, gets a wash job /Page 5 Electro Optical Maintenance Lab has wide impact at YPG /Page 6 U.S. ARMY YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, ARIZONA 85365 | VOLUME 50 NO. 18 MONDA Y, OCTOBER 26, 2015Editors Note: The Chaplains Corner will resume in the 9 November issue of the Outpost. After more than 20 years in uniform in He then ultimately endeavored see it as more than sions are the name of additional attention and assert New chaplain brings along world of experience By Mark Schauer YPG chaplain Capt. Steven Smith holds up a prayer rug memento of his deployment to Iraqs Tallil Airbase in 2008. (Loaned photo)
2 OCTOBER 26, 2015 THE OUTPOSTY2 THEOUTPOST News may be submitted to: The Editor, Outpost, Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, AZ, 85365. Phone: (928) 328/6189 or DSN 899. Visit our website at: www.yuma.army.mil or email to: firstname.lastname@example.orgCommander: Col. Randy Murray Public Affairs Ofcer: Chuck Wullenjohn Public Affairs Specialist/Editor: Yolanda Canales Public Affairs Specialist: Mark Schauer Technical Editor, Cold Regions Test Center: Clara Zachgo Marketing Specialist: T eri Womack Visual Information Manager: Riley Williams The Outpost is an unofcial publication authorized under provisions of AR 360. The Outpost is published every two weeks by the Public Affairs Ofce, Yuma Proving Ground. Views and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Army. This newspaper uses material credited to ATEC and ARNEWS. While contributions are solicited, the PAO reserves the right to edit all submitted materials and make corrections, changes or deletions to conform with the policy of this newspaper. By Mark Schauer British photographers pay homage to YPG UH-1 helicoptersThe last of the nest: From left, photographer Daniel Bonny and pilots Ralph Arnold and Gerald Fijalka Laguna Army regard three of Laguna Army Aireld's soon-to-be-retired UH-1 Iroquois helicopters during Bonny's recent visit. "It is so quietly professional here," said Bonny of YPG. "The knowledge and expertise of the pilots really comes through. They know everything about the helicopters they are ying." (Photos by Mark Schauer) LEFT: Jonny Bonny (right) photographs the cockpit of a UH-1 as Daniel Bonnylooks on. The brothers envision a multimedia package as the ultimate productof their recent visit, with still photographs appearing in magazines and a video package supplementing it.
THE OUTPOST OCTO BER 26, 2015 3 Y3 00069823 By Yolie Canales Tonya Solomon not only enjoys her job at Yuma Proving Ground, but also the Yuma community and the experience of living in the West Coast. She looks forward to the three-day weekends so she can take a few trips up the California coast. (Photo by Yolie Canales)Industrial hygienist values rst Western stint Come say hello to YPG Health Clinic Soldiers handing out smoking cessation information and FREE educational items! 0800-0900 Road Runner Caf Kofa Firing Range (KFR) Bldg. 3507 0930-1030 ROC Garden Caf Bldg. 2105 1045-1145 Coyote Lanes Bldg. 537 1200-1300 Cactus Caf Bldg. 451 For more information, please contact Connie Everly X2167 or SFC Woolley X2666.
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6 OCTOBER 26, 2015 THE OUTPOSTY6By Mark Schauer elements as the from heat and dust Electro Optical Maintenance Lab has wide impact at YPGThe EOM also fabricates and machines metal items to support the test mission, as seen here. The lab has recentlyacquired the three dimensional (3D) printer seen here, which prints out computer aided design (CAD) products with an automated, additive process. The machine melts plastic in various thicknesses the user chooses to produce the part. (Photos by Mark Schauer) Engineering technician Saul Millan works on a crew leader box in YPGs EOM lab. Portability and ruggedness are necessary requirements for a wide variety of equipment that supports YPGs test mission.
THE OUTPOST OCTO BER 26, 2015 7 Y7 VIEWPOINTSYPG boasts some of the Army's most experienced pilots. We asked pilots at YPG about their favorite part of ying.By Mark SchauerGerald Fijalka, pilot: The Ralph Arnold, pilot: That is Scott Myers, electronics engineer: material-intensive If the item dont have to merely a tool to from the desert that more readily EOM lead Steve Taylor inspects a three dimensional scanner inside the lab. It will be a huge asset to the lab, he said. Scanning beats taking measurements with calipers. Engineering technician Bill Dowd works on a new Common Access Card reader that will soon be used at YPG. The modular system will be more reliable and easier to repair than those currently in use.
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