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U.S. ARMY YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, ARIZONA 85365 | VOLUME 67 NO. 11 MAY 28, 2018 Film crew brings YPG space gun to life /Page 2 Munitions and Weapons test ofcer highly regarded /Page 5 Dugway gift to YPG a win-win /Page 8 Y1 By Clara Zachgo The reins of the United States Army Cold Regions Test Center (CRTC) were entrusted to a new leader during a change of command ceremony held at the Bolio Lake Test Complex on May 16, 2018. The men and women of CRTC, along with numerous friends and colleagues welcomed incoming commander, Lt. Col. Loren Todd, and said farewell to outgoing commander, Col. Gina Adam. Todd accepted the colors during the ceremony from Col. Ross Poppenberger, United States Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) Commander. During this time-honored tradition that formally transfers total responsibility, authority and accountability from one leader to the next, Poppenberger described Adams leadership as a period of exceptional growth, with increased capabilities and workload. Her initiatives established links between developmental and operational By Mark Schauer As the busiest test center in the Army for over eight years, YPG tests virtually everything a Soldier is likely to put his or her hands on in theater. From artillery to combat vehicles, the rugged testing conducted at the proving ground for 75 years ensures a Soldiers gear works wherever in the world he or she happens to serve.Cold Regions Test Center welcomes new CommanderInstrumentation Division showcases latest and greatest SEE SHOWCASES page 7 SEE COMMANDER page 6 YPG commander Col. Ross Poppenberger (left) hands the CRTC ag to incoming commander Lt. Col. Loren Todd as outgoing commander Col. Gina Adam and YPG Command Sgt. Maj. Jamathon Nelson look on. Commissioned in 2001, Todd has completed four operational deployments, two each in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, and hails to CRTC from a posting at the Pentagon. (Photo by Sebastian Saarloos)

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2 MAY 28, 2018 THE OUTPOST Y2 THEOUtTPoOStT News may be submitted to: The Editor, Outpost, Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, AZ, 85365. Phone: (928) 328 or DSN 899. Visit our website at: www.yuma.army.mil or email to: mark.a.schauer.civ@mail.milCommander: Col. Ross Poppenberger 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, 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 Chuck Wullenjohn There was no propellant used or giant boom of any kind, but a recent visit to YPGs HARP space gun slumbering on the Kofa Firing Range will help bring it to life in an upcoming episode of the popular Travel Channel series Mysteries at the Museum. segment of the program that seeks each week to reveal interesting secrets from the past. Using archival whenever possible, and historic recreations, the purpose of the program is to illuminate historys secrets and mankinds triumphs. The gripping story of YPGs mammoth HARP (High Altitude Research Project) gun that established a world record in 1966 that still stands for the highest altitude artillery shot in human history (111 miles) makes for a perfect television tale. The members of the three person guns tremendous 118 foot length and 270 ton weight -one remarked that it was the largest historical artifact that his research indicated that YPGs HARP gun is the largest and heaviest operational artillery piece on the face of the earth. This is a great day for YPG and the Heritage Center Museum, said Bill Heidner, Director of the YPG Heritage Center. The Travel Channel visit is going to result in national recognition for the HARP gun and for what we accomplish at the museum. He says Mysteries at the Museum is a very popular series that focuses on artifacts at museums around the nation and even the world. Im proud our museum is part of that group, he said. Being that YPGs HARP gun still in 1966, makes the twisting and turning HARP gun saga of the 1960s a natural for the program. Plus, the story of the brilliant but hard-toget-along-with engineer behind the project, Gerald Bull, adds additional drama. projects well over 100 artillery 111 miles high, into the lower reaches of outer space. The projectile reached a maximum velocity of 6,800 feet per second upon leaving the barrel. The result was a world altitude record that still stands. A record was also set that day for the greatest amount of powder ever loaded into a gun 1225 lbs. The shell was tracked from three points at Yuma Proving Ground, in the nearby town of Wellton and at Arizona Western College. As the payload reached maximum altitude, a cloud of chemicals was released that glowed in the night sky and could be seen with the naked eye. It came down on the proving ground about 30 miles from where it was shot. Despite the HARP guns success, the project was cancelled shortly thereafter. Disappointed and feeling he had been betrayed, Project Engineer Gerald Bull went on to establish his own company to sell artillery wares around the globe Britain, Italy, Egypt, Israel, Australia, Angola, South Africa, and to both sides during the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s. Later, working for Saddam Hussein, he designed a 500-foot long, 2000 ton super cannon that would Film crew brings YPG space gun to life SEE FILM CREW page 4 ABOVE: A lm crew developing a segment for the popular Travel Channel series Mysteries at the Museum spent a midMay day at the proving ground lming the HARP space gun and exhibits at the Heritage Center museum. Awed by the huge guns tremendous length and weight (270 tons), one member of the crew remarked that it was the largest historical artifact he had ever lmed. BELOW: Despite the HARP guns success in 1966, the project was cancelled shortly thereafter. No lm footage has been found of the YPG gun being red vertically in the 1960s, but lm exists of the near-identical Barbados gun being red. (Photos by Chuck Wullenjohn)

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THE OUTPOST MAY 28, 2018 3Submitted by U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Commands Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) continues to caution the Army community to be on the lookout for all types of sextortion scams where criminals will use any dishonest method to make contact with potential victims and then attempt to blackmail them. To avoid falling prey to a sextortionist never send compromising photos or videos of yourself to anyone, whether you know them or think you know them, said Special Agent Daniel Andrews, director of CCIU. Turn off your electronic devices and physically block web cameras when you are not using them. scams as cyber sexual extortion where perpetrators conduct schemes that leverage online sexual acts blackmail. In addition, when using a legitimate online dating site, victims are more apt to provide personal information and or participate in online compromising warning the Army community to be very cautious of their online communications activity and not share intimate, personal information with strangers or people you have never met in person. These criminals will try to get unsuspecting service members to engage in online sexual activities and then demand money or favors in exchange for not publicizing potentially embarrassing information or turning them over to law enforcement, said Andrews. Once the Soldier sends a compromising photo or participates in a video chat, the perpetrator threatens to send those images to the Soldiers command, family, and friends unless money is paid, recent scam is where the criminal will claim that the Soldier sent sexual images to a minor, who has now become the alleged victim, and threaten to report the Soldier to law enforcement. If you meet a person on a legitimate online dating site there is very little chance that you are actually communicating with an underage person, Andrews said. It is therefore very unlikely that you sent or received child pornography or provided your images/videos to a minor. If you met someone online who later claims to be underage you should immediately cease all communications with that person and notify Army CID. Another way that the criminals attempt to extort money is to claim that they are a lawyer working on behalf of the alleged victim. The scammer will request payments are made for things such as counseling for the alleged victim and to replace electronic devices that now contain child pornography. If these demands are not met the person alleging to be the lawyer threatens to report the incident to law enforcement. Andrews said legitimate organizations will not contact you and ask for money in lieu of reporting you to law enforcement and typically law enforcement will not attempt to make contact with you over the phone. If you are contacted via telephone, always request validating information such as an agency email address and offer to meet in person at a law enforcement facility before proceeding with giving out your personal information. Stop communication immediately with these individuals and do not send money because it will not stop the criminal from demanding more said. CCIU is aware of instances where scammers threatened to release videos unless a second or even a third payment is made. Unfortunately, these incidents continue to occur on the internet across the globe, and sextortion victims are encouraged to seek the assistance of law enforcement. Army CID agents say they can help if you predicaments. If you have been the victim of sextortion, adhere to the following: DO preserve whatever information you have from the scammer(s), such as social used, where money was directed to be sent, etc. DO notify CCIU at usarmy. cciuintel@mail.mil to report being a victim if you are a service member or an Army civilian employee. If you are not associated with the military, report the crime to your local police department, DHS Homeland Security Investigations at Assistance.Victim@ ice.dhs.gov, or the FBIs Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3. gov. Y3 Reds Bird Cage SaloonLocated in the heart of Historic Downtown Yuma231 Main St. 928-783-1050Mon-Fri 9:30am 2:30am Open Sat & Sun 6am Come And Join Us! Next Outpost deadline is noon, May 31stSexual Assault Hotline: 920-3104 Report Domestic Violence: 287-3361 Sextortion scams continue to occur: Dont give into scammers demands

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4 MAY 28, 2018 THE OUTPOST Y4By David J. Horn They drive into work every day, 500. YPGs nightshift. around 4:30 p.m., they quickly check their email before loading their trucks with equipment, instru working this shift because they want to. Higher priority programs have pushed them off the daytime range schedule. down range, they drive for another hour down dusty desert roads to get to their test site. Its still the hottest part of the day. Cresting a small mountain ridge, the test site is in the valley below. It doesnt look all that unusual during the daylight hours, as people arrive and try to get as much equipment set up as possible while its still light out. But for people who arrive later after dark, the area looks like the crash site of a UFO. There are lots populated with strange hardware and people running in and out of the center of activity. sion control trailer. The trailer and its A/C provide an island of civiliza tion for customers and test support people, where computers are set up on dusty tables. The trailer has a coffee pot and a microwave. The trailer is also full of ants, but nobody notices except to try to keep them from crawling into the computers. Testing begins. Vehicles traverse the site, in and out of the areas lit the work is beyond the reach of the there is a shade structure that has Christmas lights strung up in the ceiling, providing festive illumina tion to those working on lap tops on the picnic table below. Around the perimeter of the test site, the surrounding bushes and paloverde trees are lit up in an eerie silver color. The black sky is alive ing around as they feed on the bugs are getting covered with itchy welts, from biting gnats. At least no one has seen a snake. Around midnight, the moon rises up over the eastern mountains. Due to the dust, it looks like a giant slice of an orange rising in the sky. Away Milky Way stretch brilliantly across the sky. By 3:30 a.m, the last test scenarios are complete. There is still a lot of work to do, to take down and store equipment. When the last genera tor is shut down, the desert is eerily dark and quiet. People leave the area in groups. Due to the sharp rocks on the road, including with the customers rental cars. Its a lot easier to position a jack and get a tire changed when theres someone elses headlights shining on it. This scenario has during the last two weeks. With the tire replaced, the dusty convoy carefully continues, with everyone watching out for burros on the road until theyre back to the front. The last range clearances are cancelled. trucks are unloaded. Unlike during quiet and dark. Time really slows down, when all everyone wants to do is wrap up the last task, go home, take a shower, and try to get some sleep. Finally, they carry their empty lunch boxes to their own vehicles and head home. The earliest of the day shift are now heading in, where Highway 95 is already a solid line of oncoming head lights. Again it a day.Going against the owShootin the Breeze Foothills Beauty $229,900 Selling Homes in the Foothills area is my specialty. Only 20 minute drive to YPG from the Foothills. Denise Sweet-Mcgregor928-581-1529 dmcgreg1@mindspring.com For more information, call 148754 Some were concerned, even perturbed at the threat this represented. In March 1990, Bull was assassinated at the door of his apartment in Brussels, Belgium. equipped 7.65 mm automatic pistol, the assassin was never located. Some say it was an Israeli intelligence operative, but no one knows for sure. about ten to 15 minutes in length and could air within two to four months, but, for sure, before Christmas. segment will result from the Yuma Proving Ground visit, while some of the near-identical Barbados fun Gerald Bull will do his work within a FILM CREWFROM PAGE 2The nal television segment will be about ten minutes in length and should air before Christmas. The gun last red in 1992 and set a world record in 1966 that still stands for the highest altitude artillery shot in human history (111 miles).

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6 MAY 28, 2018 THE OUTPOST Y6testing, advancing key Army and joint programs which will lead to Force worldwide. Adam, an Army research psychologist and member of the Army Acquisition Corps, had been CRTC Commander since May 2016. Prior to her assignment in Alaska, she held positions at the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, US Army Medical Materiel Development University, and the Eisenhower Resource Strategy. During her remarks, Adam recalled her time at CRTC with fond pride. I am so proud of the work weve done and know that your work has made the equipment that service members will use much better. I inherited a great team in CRTC and one of the most beautiful places to work. I now entrust this great team to you Lt. Col. Todd and I know you and CRTC will continue to do many great things. Adam is transitioning to the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command where she will become the Director of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC). TATRC is engaged in medical research focused on advanced medical technologies and is dedicated to bringing innovative and the Military Health System. Poppenberger welcomed Todd and his wife, Lt. Col. Erin Eike, to the YPG Team saying, Lt. Col. Todd has held all the key leadership positions both during his operational time and in his acquisition assignments. He has held the hardest jobs and comes here to CRTC well prepared for the mission we have here. Lt. Col. Todd is no stranger to both Alaska and the test community, Fort Richardson, Alaska where he held several positions as an Arctic paratrooper. He was stationed at Camp Casey, Korea and Fort Bragg, held positions at Operational Test Command, Program Executive the Pentagon. He has completed four operational deployments, two each in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. After taking command of CRTC, Todd spoke to the CRTC workforce years away from Alaska, its great to years in the Pentagon, its great just exercise in the Army as a 2nd Lt. was at Fort Greely, and I cant tell you what an honor it is to return here for command. To the each and every member of the Cold Regions Test Center: Im honored and humbled to join your ranks. COMMANDER FROM PAGE 1SHOWCASES YPG commander Col. Ross Poppenberger welcomes Todd to the YPG team, remarking that the Army only selects the best ofcers for command. Lt. Col. Todd has held the hardest jobs and key leadership positions, and comes to CRTC well prepared. He is a perfect t. Outgoing commander Col. Gina Adams expresses gratitude for the rugged professionalism of the CRTC workforce. I am so proud of the work weve done and know that your work has made the equipment that service members will use much better. Adam is transitioning to the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command where she will become the Director of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center. New CRTC commander Lt. Col. Loren Todd began his Army career as a eld artillery ofcer at Fort Richardson, Alaska. After 13 years away from Alaska, its great to nally be home again, he told the audience. After three years in the Pentagon, its great just to be outside. (Photos by Sebastian Saarloos)

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THE OUTPOST MAY 28, 2018 7Y7 A variety of sophisticated instrumentation, from high speed cameras to radar trackers and precision geospatial measuring devices, are crucial to collecting data Army decision-makers need about a given piece of equipment. The proving ground maintains an amazing variety of tools for just this reason, serving as the background of each evaluation. Given the immense numbers of tools available at a test Instrumentation Division staged a half-day open house for interested and up-close and personal looks at the kind of equipment in YPGs inventory. Every test we have on this base involves instrumentation, said David Bates, telemetry group manager. This interaction between the folks at Instrumentation Division and the test commodities put a face to each type of instrument we have and provides information that can increase environment. ranges are another critical aspect of successful testing, and the Geodetics Branch was among those on hand displaying its capabilities. GPS is a mainstay to our technology as far as doing geodetic surveying at amazing accuracies, said Ruben Hernandez, information virtually anything at YPG relative to the network and geodetic reference station we set within plus or minus a centimeter. YPGs rugged test equipment is meant to be used, and may have applications in a test commodity area have contemplated beforehand. Todays demonstration was an opportunity to educate everybody on our latest and greatest technology so we can maximize the data we collect, said Bates. This helps our The open house was also open to personnel who may not utilize the expensive, state-of-the-art equipment as part of their daily jobs, but who nonetheless have a need to understand the equipments essential contribution to YPGs test mission. For example, a number of people from YPGs Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) trekked out to see the mock set up of equipment exactly as it would be staged at one of YPGs The MICC does all of our contracting, explained Bates. It is vital that they know all of our instrumentation and why it is important. In all, the open house drew about 100 YPG personnel, including the YPG and YTC commanders, Command Sgt. Maj., and top civilian executives. Bates says the showcase was extremely fruitful, and the division intends to periodically hold similar expositions of capabilities going forward. SHOWCASES FROM PAGE 1Accurate eld surveying of YPGs ranges are another critical aspect of successful testing, and the Geodetics Branch was among those on hand displaying its capabilities. We can nd virtually anything at YPG relative to the network and geodetic reference station we set within plus or minus a centimeter,said Ruben Hernandez, information technology specialist.The open house was also open to personnel who may not utilize the expensive, state-of-the-art equipment as part of their daily jobs, but who nonetheless have a need to understand the equipments essential contribution to YPGs test mission. The division intends to periodically hold similar expositions of capabilities going forward. Given the immense numbers of tools available at a test ofcers disposal, recently YPGs Instrumentation Division staged a half-day open house for interested YPG personnel to get specic briefs and up-close and personal looks at the kind of equipment in YPGs inventory. Yuma Test Center commander Lt. Col. Timothy Matthews prepares to shoot a Nerf gun as part of an Instrumentation Division demonstration of a ballistic tracking radars capabilities while Jose Rodriguez of the engineering support branch looks on. In all, the open house drew about 100 YPG personnel. (Photos by Kurt Harrison)

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8 MAY 28, 2018 THE OUTPOST Y8 136774 By Al Vogel Until approximately 10 years ago, Dugway Proving Ground regularly tested munitions, stepping outside its assigned missions of testing smoke or obscurant producing devices, or defenses against chemical or biological agents. Employing environmental condition ing chambers that can produce from -75 to nearly 200 degrees Fahrenheit, muni tions were challenged to function under Earths most appalling conditions. These included practice mortar rounds But Army Test and Evaluation Com mand decided to return its proving grounds to their intended missions. Mu nitions testing returned almost exclu sively to YPG. Eventually, Dugway was faced with replacing the control systems on seven 100-Series, wheeled conditioning chambers at $65,000 to $75,000 each. Purchased 30 years ago for $135,000 each, a new 100-Series chamber costs Barnett, chief of the Physical & Envi ronmental Branch of the Test Support Division. Theyre not compatible with our mission, but they are compatible with Yumas mission, Barnett said, so he offered them to Yuma: no cost, you haul away and replace the control systems. Yuma accepted the offer and saved itself and the taxpayer more than $1.5 million. By September, the seventh 100-Series chamber should be trucked to Yuma. More savings may be in the works. Dugway has four 20-Series, skid-mounted conditioning chambers it no longer uses. They too require upgrading. Barnett, and Brendt Sigvardt, an engineering technician with the same branch, recently submitted a recom mendation to Dugways leadership, calling for the reduction of 20 and 100-Series chambers, yet retaining chambers that provide a wide range of environmental challenges: humidity, fungus, salt fog, solar radiation, blow ing dust, altitude, vibration and bounce chambers. They also proposed the construction trained personnel operate chemical and biological detectors in challenging conditions, for more authentic testing. With the three large chambers com pleted, even more portable chambers could be disposed of -but some would portability. With fewer chambers, fewer opera tors would be needed and sustainment cost is reduced, Sigvardt and Barnett note in their proposal. Though costs are cut, corners will not be: smoke or obscurant producing devices, or defenses against chemical or biological agents, will continue to be vigorously challenged to ensure they function as required, under a multitude of condi tions.Dugway gift to Yuma Proving Ground a win-win Yuma Proving Ground recently accepted several skid-mounted Series-20 environmental conditioning chambers that are no longer of use to sister installation Dugway Proving Grounds mission. In doing so, YPG saved itself and the taxpayer more than $1.5 million. (Photo by Al Vogel)

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THE OUTPOST MAY 28, 2018 11Y11 10% Off For Our Military Every DayStaff Wears Red On Fridays To Show Support For Our Troops1731 S Sunridge Dr928-539-9000 Our 50s Style Diner has the Best Shakes in Town! OPEN 24 HOURSIndoor/Outdoor seating 24 Hrs. Baymont Inn & Suites Guests Receive A Hot, Cooked To Order Breakfast At Pennys Diner By Melissa Gomez What is anger? Its an emotional state we come into contact with all too often. Our fast-paced world re quires much of us and its easy to see how many of us can become angry on a daily basis. Anger has a bad rap, when we think of anger we visualize negative behavior accompanying it but lets look at the emotion of anger from another perspective. Anger is a core piece of the survival response in human beings. Anger helps us cope with lifes stresses by giving us energy to keep going in the face of trouble or roadblocks. However, anger can also create some major problems in our personal lives when used excessively or at the wrong times. Anger can help a person survive by shifting our focus to the tasks required for safety and survival. The person focuses all of his or her at tention, thought, and action on those tasks. Anger is a common response to events that seem unfair or in which you feel you have been made the vic tim. Research shows that anger can be very common amongst those who feel or have felt betrayed by others. The automatic response of irritabil ity and anger in can create serious problems in the workplace and in family life. Anger is a common risk factor in regards to Domestic vio lence and Child Abuse because it can affect your feelings about yourself and your role both at home and in society. Lets look at some of the warning signs of Anger: Reactions in the body. The sys tems in your body closely linked to emotion and survival heart, circu lation, brain are called into action rapidly when you become angry. Muscles become tense. Shortness of breath. Rapid heartbeat. Sweating, etc. others People who operate primarily from an angry perspective may be impulsive, acting before they think. Aggressive behaviors can include complaining, being late or doing a poor job on purpose, self-blame, violence or even self-injury. So how can I manage my anger way you think! Take note of your daily thought patterns. Identify trig gers and track them until you see how you are interpreting your daily life. Change your self-talk to be more positive to help you in coping with stressful situations that may trigger talk is a great way to deescalate the situation. The key is to change your Consider browsing self-help tools for anger management such as those found on Military One Source. Al ways have someone you can talk to that will be honest and understanding with you. The Military and Family Life Consultant is a licensed profes sional that can help. (928-821-4702) For a more formal approach to dealing with anger here are some options: Cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT), a commonly used therapy can help. The goal of this treatment is to learn skills that will reduce your overall arousal of the anger emo tion. Learn how to relax, use selfhypnosis, and use physical exercises that release tension with CBT. This method can be discussed with your primary care physician for referral to a licensed professional. Enroll in an anger management course (FREE of charge) provided by local clinics & MCAS Yuma Family Advocacy Program One important goal is to improve This way, you do not have to feel as if youre going through trauma each time you react to a trigger with excessive anger. Treatment will bring about a more positive impact on your personal and work relationships. Dealing with your angry feelings will increase your health and ensure you have good interactions and relation ships both at home and at work. If you have any questions and for more information, please feel free to contact the YPG Family Advocacy visit us at Building 309.Dealing with angry feelings

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