The outpost

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The outpost
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Outpost (Yuma, Ariz.)
Yuma Proving Ground (Ariz.) -- Public Affairs Office
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Yuma, AZ
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Public Affairs Office
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University of Florida
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THE OUTPOST JANUARY 25, 2016 1 Yuma Test Branch veteran recalls service during YPG visit /Page 4 NASA parachute drops move into new phase /Page 6 Water treatment plant upgrades in full swing /Page 2 Y1 U.S. ARMY YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, ARIZONA 85365 | VOLUME 50 NO. 23 MONDA Y, J ANUARY 25, 2016 By Chuck Wullenjohn For many years, YPG commuters and other motorists have been forced to stop their cars and wait, sometimes for was a too-often occurrence, one which caused frustration and But those days are soon to studied rainfall totals over the past to easily handle the worst recorded 10,000 cubic yards of concrete and construction in March, the speed limit may be reduced construction vehicles will carry about 10,000 loads of materials across the temporary road Highway 95 bridge construction imminent Motorist traveling on Highway 95, north or south, will soon be asked to detour to avoid bridge construction starting in March. Speed limit may be reduced and motorists will have to keep an eye out for slow moving agricultural vehicles and construction trafc. (Photo by Yolie Canales)


2 JANUARY 25, 2016 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: or email to: yolanda.o.canales.civ@mail.milCommander: 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: Teri 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 bases water treatment infrastructure is underway, and more than half in three different cantonment areas, the treatment plant in the Howard project will double the capacity of hundred residents and visitors plant that treats water in the Howard however, replacement parts for the the facility have become entirely unavailable on the commercial remains the same, but the new uses a small amount of electric current to remove dissolved solids in feeder water to the Howard contains about 1000 parts per dissolved solids to about 220 parts chlorine is added to the water as a amount of soda ash as a corrosion chlorine levels of the water will be ,master control panel that covered an water in the event of an aircraft part of temperature control in the summer: Many of YPGs shops use in February, well before the a dramatic escalation in water Water treatment plant upgrades in full swing Ernesto Elias, Army Corps of Engineers project supervisor, shows the original control panel that took up an entire wall in the Howard Cantonment Areas water treatment plant. In service since 1987, replacement parts for the panels gauges are no longer available on the commercial market, which necessitated a substantial overhaul of the facilitys infrastructure. (Photo by Mark Schauer)


THE OUTPOST JANUARY 25, 2016 3Y3 TLC MANAGEMENT Themis & Paul Cavanagh928.726.5557670 E 32nd St, Ste 9 WWW.TLCMANAGEMENT.NET Find the Rental Home YOU Deserve AS A VETERAN,PAUL UNDERSTANDS THE NEEDS OF RELOCATING MILITARY FAMILIES AND IS DEDICATED TO ASSISTING ALL FAMILIES IN LOCATING THEIR NEXT RENTAL HOME. HE IS ALSO A RETIRED PEACE OFFICER WHO IS VERY SENSITIVE TO THE PARTICULAR NEEDS OF PLACING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THEIR FAMILIES. 00079258 RESPONSIVE CONCERNED RELIABLE HERE FOR YOU By Yolie Canales which include the civilian and all parents that we are fully competent serves as early childhood education also supports the parent education development to identify children with special needs and to ensure they are he considers himself honored to Force veteran, and he has the utmost where he learned the importance of aspects of his job is the multitude relationships with others and include members of the staff achieve their professional development that States continues to culturally diversify, he believes it is incumbent He maintains the importance of The most important gems of YPG are its personnel Water treatment plant upgrades in full swing Glen Polito, Child Youth Services training specialist, conducts one of many classroom trainings at CYS. (Photo by Yolie Canales)


4 JANUARY 25, 2016 THE OUTPOSTY4By Mark Schauer it today has operated continuously train Soldiers for combat in North from modern day YPG, prefabricated the remnants of the camp with wife, still there, but little else from that pad that served as the foundation for able to serve in uniformhis draft days later they sent me a notice they had non-combat duty for people He still has his yellowed, but wellacross from the citys train depot, and made it to the isolated test station at section and set it down to where they Even under controlled test played a critical role in the proud there were never any accidents Yuma Test Branch veteran recalls service during YPG visit Milton Banning points to the exact location where his cot stood back in 1949. (Photo by Mark Schauer)see VETERAN page 5


THE OUTPOST JANUARY 25, 2016 5Y5 Tue. Fri. 9 6, Sat. 9 1999 Arizona Ave. Yuma, AZ 928 782 7588 00079506 3-4 bedrooms, 2-2.5 baths 1,781-2,763 sq.ft.(Ave 15E & S. Frontage Rd.) Starting at $260,950Features: Oversized garages, extra storage for toys, mountain views, golf course. 928-345-1623 12310 Grand View Dr. 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths 1,262-2,265 sq.ft.(Araby Rd. & 32nd St.) Starting at $174,950Features: Within city limits, close to MCAS and shopping. 928-317-9701 6591 E. 34th St. 00079255 clothes, you would be court and mostly shunned by their white discrimination, but we had a bad Station came to an end when a Fort Belvoir, and heard about a Yuma while in uniform, however, and didnt re-enlist after his service the best time any man would want to VETERANFROM PAGE 4


6 JANUARY 25, 2016 THE OUTPOSTY6By Mark Schauer an early version of the lunar rover, YPGs contribution to space they will be identical tests as far as main parachutes have canopies made comprised of 11 different parachutes, and they all have to operate in a there is no substitute for real world deploy to slow the 10-ton capsule the capsule to less than 20 miles into Earths atmosphere at such a with redundancies meant to protect have done out here, we have learned a lot and incorporated those lessons this system is the safest spacecraft however, say this is not at all the NASA parachute drops move into new phase The Capsule Parachute Assembly System (CPAS) for the Orion space capsule underwent its 17th and nal developmental test at the proving ground earlier this month. The test used a 44-foot long dart attached to a pallet instead of a mock-up of the Orion capsule. (Loaned photo)see NASA page 7


THE OUTPOST JANUARY 25, 2016 7Y7 instrumentation and cameras than the parachutes easier than when it lands in the ocean, as in a real space completed, personnel fanned out and carefully recovered the massive parachutes and lines from the desert methodically to allow testers to where they were suspended from a test capsule onto a lowboy trailer for moon and Mars, but to inspire the on the moon, and that was very Though the developmental phase of the program is now complete, qualication tests of the CPAS will begin at the proving ground this summer. NASA ofcials expect more than two years of testing remain before the system is fully certied. They will be identical tests as far as our support is concerned, said Ryan Fraser, test ofcer. NASAFROM PAGE 6


8 JANUARY 25, 2016 THE OUTPOSTY8 VIEWPOINTSJanuary is nearly over, making it a good time to take stock of new years resolutions we made in the afterglow of Christmas. We asked members of the workforce about their New Years resolutions.By Mark SchauerSeth Kenney, weapons operator: My resolution was not to make a resolution. Youre setting yourself up for failurea lot of people who make resolutions do it about something they dont really mean. You might move forward for William Sanchez, artillery inspector: Mine is to dead lift my weight: it is a combination of losing weight and getting stronger. Im close now: Ive been lifting regularly for consider doing it competitively.Vince Czyzewski, video editor: them for the past several years. One for this year is to have six-pack abs by summer: Im going to work out a six-pack is more about being disciplined about your diet. A low Submitted by Gary Jones The Command Judge Advocate in cooperation with the IRS military Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The YPG Installation Tax Program is part of the Army Legal Assistance Program and is here to help eligible personnel for free! Jamie Williamson and Kristina Bowen will be volunteering at the Palm Gardens library this year while Beverly Williams will be in the Command Judge Advocate (Legal) your tax returns.Tax Season: Now through April 11. The following are frequently asked questions: Who is eligible? You are eligible to receive free income tax civilian on orders for deployment or transfer overseas. Tax packets: You may pick view the attachment for additional information. Drop off service: We will continue the drop off service this year. Please ensure you return your packets completed with the required documentation or they will be returned to you. Packets will be date stamped as they are received contacted to schedule an appointment have completed your taxes. Please ensure you provide a good telephone number on your forms. Power of Attorney (POA): Be sure to give your spouse an original general or special POA if you expect to be unavailable to sign your portion of the joint tax return. These are the only documents that will be accepted. If you need to give your Services not provided: Small Business (this includes renting property other than a principal and Railroad Retirement. These services are outside the scope of the VITA and Legal Assistance Programs.Important Note: We provide tax services in addition to our regular duties. Our regular duties take priority over tax services and may cause us to delay or curtail tax services. If you have questions in reference to your useful information and tips.Do-it-yourselfers: If you know with our Legal Assistance Attorney. He cannot prepare your returns for you but he can review your work and answer those questions that are own return.Income Tax preparation available at YPGs Judge Advocate


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