U.S. ARMY YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, ARIZONA 85365 | VOLUME 65 NO. 14 MONDA Y, JUL Y 11, 2016 Updates to REAL ID, what you should know /Page 4 Mobility Test Article (MTA) of the 1960s /Page 8 Extreme Weather Safe Driving Tips /Page 9 Y1By Chuck Wullenjohn Conducting an individual test can be an unbelievably complicated undertaking, particularly when dealing with an expensive one-of-akind system. Late Junes test of the parachutes destined for use aboard NASAs Orion spacecraft is a case in point, for it involved a vast number of complex moving parts that had to mesh together in a precise, carefully planned and thought-out manner. These included several aircraft Ca., additional aircraft from Laguna stations at several points at YPG, and an exceptionally wide variety, dozens, of technical experts. The parachute system for Orion is a complex system of its own, comprised of 11 different parachutes which operate to slow it down and bring it to a safe earth landing. The systems three primary parachutes are made of tough nylon Though NASA has conducted 17 previous parachute drops at YPG, planners say each deployment is slightly different. The parachutes are packed under thousands of pounds of pressure it takes over a week to pack a main parachute, said Koki Nachin, NASA chief engineer for the capsule parachute assembly system. In the are in now, we will demonstrate that the parachute system works as expected within the predicted range of performance. He says NASA plans for an unmanned Orion mission to go into current director of NASAs Johnson Space Center, was on hand to witness what was to be the 18th YPG drop, but it was ultimately aborted due to an oxygen system problem aboard the C-17 aircraft carrying the parachutes and payload. She is a strong believer in the overall value of the testing. It doesnt matter how well the rest of a space mission goes, if the parachutes dont work properly at the end, you dont have a successful mission, she said. Im responsible for the safety of our astronauts and for the success of the Orion program, and what goes on here is a key component of that success. Ochoa has an interesting background. An astronaut for 12 Hispanic astronaut in world history. NASA parachute drop at YPG aborted SEE NASA page 3Your body repairs itself when you stop smoking /Page 2 It was "all systems go" for the NASA space capsule parachute test on June 29th until an oxygen problem aboard the C-17 aircraft ying the payload and parachute system forced the test to be aborted. If everything had gone as planned, this is how a successful descent would have looked.
2 JULY 11, 2016 THE OUTPOST THEOUTPOST News may be submitted to: The Editor, Outpost, Y uma Proving Ground, Y uma, AZ, 85365. Phone: (928) 328 or DSN 899. Visit our website at: www.yuma.army.mil or email to: email@example.comCommander: Col. Randy Murray Public Affairs Ofcer: Chuck Wullenjohn Public Affairs Specialist/Editor: 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, Y uma 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 Cate Kortzeborn, Medicare Regional Administrator While its best to stop as early as possible, kicking the smoking habit at any age will enhance the length and stop, the body begins to repair the damage caused by smoking. Youll also save money and you wont have every time the urge to light up hits you! Smoking tobacco can cause many diseases, including heart disease, respiratory diseases, and lung cancer -the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. More than 56 million Americans still smoke tobacco, but getting these diseases. not smoking? Heres what youll experience, according to the American Lung Association: 20 minutes after quitting: Your heart rate drops to a normal level. 12 hours after quitting: The carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. 2 weeks to 3 months after quitting: Your risk of having a heart attack begins to drop and your lung function begins to improve. 1 to 9 months after quitting: Your coughing and shortness of breath decrease. 1 year after quitting: Your added risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smokers. 5 to 15 years after quitting: Your risk of having a stroke is reduced to that of a nonsmokers. Your risk of getting cancer of the mouth, throat, or esophagus is half that of a smokers. 10 years after quitting: Your risk of dying from lung cancer is about half that of a smokers, the risk of getting bladder cancer is half that of a smokers and your risk of getting cervical cancer or cancer of the larynx, kidney, or pancreas decreases. 15 years after quitting: Your risk of coronary heart disease is the same as that of a nonsmoker.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON KICKING THE HABIT, VISIT: HTTP://WWW.CANCER.GOV/ABOUT-CANCER/ CAUSES-PREVENTION/RISK/TOBACCO/HELPQUITTING-F ACT-SHEET.Your body repairs itself when you stop smoking
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4 JULY 11, 2016 THE OUTPOSTY4 w95778 In order to gain access to Yuma Proving Ground, as well as any other military installation, drivers licenses 2005. This includes Arizona. is the credential that complies with to pass through airport security to board commercial aircraft as well as access restricted areas in federal facilities, nuclear power plants and military facilities. It is important to note that there is no reason to rush to obtain your federally-compliant and noncompliant) will be accepted at airport security stations, restricted federal buildings and military installations until Oct. 1, 2020. This gives residents a few years to obtain one. and renewals. In most instances, it will be valid for eight years. Anyone who obtains a noncard after the Voluntary Travel credential with the phrase not for it. Its important to note that these credentials are still good for airport security and federal building access until Oct. 1, 2020. Security professionals at YPG currently will only accept the not Arizona, due to the fact that there territories that offer similarly marked upon immigration status. Those who present licenses from states that have not yet complied with the laws are now being denied entrance to military installations. people who work at Yuma Proving Ground this is a moot point, since including non-dependent family members, are now being turned away unless they are escorted or provide an An acceptable alternate government agency, provided it contains a photograph and biographic information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and are also acceptable for accessing the proving ground. Alternate if the person is on a guest list, appointment roster, or attending a special event authorized by the garrison manager, YPG commander (medical appointment, obtain a safety.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: HTTPS://AZDOT. GOV/MVD/DRIVER-SERVICES/ARIZONA-VOLUNTARYTRAVEL-ID AND HTTPS://WWW.DHS.GOV/REAL-IDENFORCEMENT-BRIEF SECURITY CORNERUpdates to REAL IDBy Lt. Sean Underhill, Operations Ofcer, Directorate of Emergency Services(what you should know)
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6 JULY 11, 2016 THE OUTPOSTY6 Resource Management employees celebrate receiving their Financial Management Certicates that required hundreds of hours of training to be completed within two years. Back Row Left to Right: Laura Howe, Aida Houghton, Jeannie Gomez, Minda Federmeyer, Sandie Hipp, Susan Lantzy, Eva Burgess, Jim Mulstay Front Row left to right: Ruth Krasnosky, Jeff Federmeyer, Michele Dominguez, L ynn Stacy, and Sylvia Hughes (Not pictured: Susan Crump)PHOTO BY TERI WOMACK PHOTO BY TERI WOMACK Charles Bowery, executive director of the Armys Center of Military History, meets with Y uma community leaders during his late June visit to the YPG Heritage Center. He actively listened to the passionate individual stories of Heritage Center support by everyone who took time to attend. Bowery explained the purpose of his visit and future changes he envisions for the Army museum program, which currently incorporates 57 individual museums, each of which was established and grew in a slightly different manner. Some museums might be consolidated or closed, but he intends to coordinate and focus the efforts of each to maximize benets for the Army and the American people. Congratulations to the following personnel who are recognized for their great customer service at Yuma Proving Ground. YPG customers were so impressed with their service, they submitted ICE comments to tell us what a terric job they did. If you would like to comment on our Service Providers go to http://ice.disa.milAitken, Hernel Alexander, Patti Bedoya, Kasandra Braun, Monique Castanon, Bernie Castro, E. Correa, E. Donato, Melissa Duvall, Sean Ellis, Marc Everly, Connie Gallesgoe, W. Generoso, Carlos Goyette, Heather Graves, Billy Gutierrez, Eddie Heatwole, Matthew Hudson, Tedi Jarvis, Denys Lalonde, Sandy Martin, Vickie McGraw, Jason Moreno, Zeke Overstreet, Raquel Perkins, Amanda Pride, Jackie Simpler, Sue Talley, Terry Villalobos, F. Ward, Steve
THE OUTPOST JULY 11, 2016 7Y7 SHOOTIN THE BREEZE Its Magic By David J. Horn One of the things about living in Yuma, is although were very fortunate to have the Colorado River and several lakes in the area, if you are a water sports enthusiast, you still cant be too picky. People moving into Yuma from areas with big water months in town looking at nothing but sand and creosote bushes, so their honest reaction is, Wow!! Look at all that water! Like a lot of people in Yuma, I have a small house, with a small back yard, and even smaller side yards with only room for a small trailer with a small said that he had a small sailboat he wanted to sell so he could get the money to buy a new battery for his compared to the big boat I sailed in a previous life, it would be like going from a Harley down to a whizzer. Anyway, two hundred bucks and one handshake later, I was the proud owner of a Montgomery 10. And, it is funto sail around who dont seem to have much else going on except to watch me, with one hand on the tiller and the other on the mainsails sheet line, cruise ropes as I go up, down, and across the lake. When I approach the shore during a tacking maneuver, little kids run to the edge of the water with their eyes wide opento them, its like a big white 747 coming in to land on their campsite. Just like staring into must be taken very seriously very There is no time to reach over and put on a life jacket within the 2 microseconds it takes that boat to heel over. There is no texting while sailing. The boat launch ramp too, is one of the most entertaining shows in town. A couple of weeks ago, a guy trying to use the big motor to run it up on a semi-submerged trailer, when with a little too much throttle, he launched that boat right up over the front roller and into the rear window of his pickup topper. And then there was the guy who after getting his boat positioned and sitting on the rollers, but not yet strapped down, drove up the ramp so fast that when he hit a big bump with one trailer wheel, he literally bounced the boat off the trailer where it landed upside down on the concrete. Never a dull moment. As for me, Ive always noticed that when I bring my sailboat back to the dock, there are people who ask me, So, how do you sail against the wind? I always just say, Its Magic. After saying that so many times, I put letters on the stern HP bass boat, a pontoon, waterski boat, Jet Ski, kayak, or inner tube put on some sunscreen and enjoy the water around Yuma. Get out there and always wear a life jacket and do watch yourself around that boat ramp. CHAPLAINS CORNER The Measure of a Man Submitted by Chaplain (Maj.) Douglas Thomison I preached a message that Sunday which is the title of this article, The Measure of a Man. I wont get too preachy, but I felt it would be important to share this with the readers of the Outpost. In measurements, we live in a world that depends on agencies that go around surveying and devices that make sure that companies are being honest in Administration to the building industry, there has to be some form of measurements for accuracy and honesty. On the spiritual side, a man could be measured by what he abhorrent (disgusting) to your soul. Paul gives the indication that it is to be a lifelong pursuit that we are never to stop pursuing after agony. Paul is informing us that every step of the way, there will be I have a list from a very old book which dates back to the 1600s. The title of this little book is The Godly Mans Portrait by Thomas Watson. The reason I feel this book is important is because Watson describes what he feels a Godly supposed measured by. A man: of knowledge, moved of humility, of prayer, of sincerity, zealous, patient, thankful, walks with God, serves God, trained in religion, and can weep. I asked myself, how do I measure against these in my walk with God and those around me? Instead of men who are pursuing the American dream, or chasing after empty pots of gold, or giving themselves a pass that leans toward laziness and checking out from responsibility, these are some measurements that are going to what if there were just a handful of men who wanted to say, I want to measure up to what God wants me to be! Our churches would change, our families would change, and our destinations would change. is that we pursue the things that God measures men by. Please visit the Oasis (Post) Chapel, its a closer drive!
8 JULY 11, 2016 THE OUTPOST are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year? Approximately, 22% weather related, on slick pavement, Transportation. Here is some advice on how to be prepared for, and stay safe when driving in various weather conditions.Winter weather the onset of winter season, paying special attention to: Check the air, fuel and emission Check the battery, and antifreeze levels trunk: warm such as heavy woolen mittens, socks, a cap and blankets stranded: know exactly where you are, and how far it is to possible help If you are sure the cars exhaust pipe is not blocked, run the engine and heater for about 10 minutes every hour or so depending upon the amount of gas in the tank Y8 Now Delivering To YPG NASA constructed two variants of the Mobility Test Article (MTA) in the 1960s to test concepts incorporated in the lunar rover that was used to explore the surface of the moon. The MTA shown in this photo was constructed by the Bendix Corporations, while the other was a General Motors variant, and it was undergoing testing in YPGs rugged landscape. The MTA incorporated light weight and an experimental suspension composed of concentric rings within the vehicles wheels. A look back with NASA
THE OUTPOST JULY 11, 2016 9 are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year? Approximately, 22% weather related, on slick pavement, Transportation. Here is some advice on how to be prepared for, and stay safe when driving in various weather conditions.Winter weather the onset of winter season, paying special attention to: Check the air, fuel and emission Check the battery, and antifreeze levels trunk: warm such as heavy woolen mittens, socks, a cap and blankets stranded: know exactly where you are, and how far it is to possible help If you are sure the cars exhaust pipe is not blocked, run the engine and heater for about 10 minutes every hour or so depending upon the amount of gas in the tank Keep at least one window open slightly. Heavy snow and ice can seal a car shutRain least twice a year or every 6,000 miles visible signs of wear or damage overdrive on wet roadsFlash oods you dont know the depth of water before crossing immediately, and seek higher groundHeat a gauge, especially on long trips unattended in a vehicle, even with the windows down safety belt buckles to prevent burning when securing your child in a safety seat in a car that has been parked in the heat steering wheel) of your parked car tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps, and hosesFOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE YPG SAFETY OFFICE. REMEMBER, NOBODY GETS HURT . Y9 SAFETY CORNER Extreme Weather Safe Driving T ips Next Outpost deadline is noon July 28thSexual Assault Hotline: 920-3104Report Domestic Violence: 328-2720 NASA constructed two variants of the Mobility Test Article (MTA) in the 1960s to test concepts incorporated in the lunar rover that was used to explore the surface of the moon. The MTA shown in this photo was constructed by the Bendix Corporations, while the other was a General Motors variant, and it was undergoing testing in YPGs rugged landscape. The MTA incorporated light weight and an experimental suspension composed of concentric rings within the vehicles wheels.
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