Annual Gala Event
Annual Gala Event

Supporting Those That Support Our Freedoms Annual Gala Event Saturday, October 12, 2019, 5:30 PM Sonoran Pueblo Ballroom – MCASYuma   HELP US CONTINUE OUR MISSION, AS THE YUMA50 IS A UNITED EFFORT TO SUPPORT OUR MILITARY ASSETS AND...

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June 2018 Newsletter
June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Yuma 50 Newsletter Yuma 50 Travels to Washington DC with State Organizations Yuma 50 Serves our Military and Veterans at Military Appreciation Days Yuma 50 Board members invited to tour Yuma Proving Ground Celebrating a year of...

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Yuma Sun Article on Yuma 50
Yuma Sun Article on Yuma 50

By Chuck Wullenjohn – Yuma Sun Staff Writer “Yuma is a town of fervent military supporters, and it’s been that way for a long, long time.” “Dating back to 1850 when the Army first established a permanent local presence at Fort Yuma, a...

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Monster YPG Cannon
Monster YPG Cannon

MONSTER YPG CANNON CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD RECORD-SETTING SHOT It was near midnight amid cool desert darkness in Yuma, Arizona, on November 18, 1966 – 50 years ago this year. Along Firing Front Road on U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground’s...

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Germans Visit YPG
Germans Visit YPG

GERMANS VISIT YPG TO TEST SNIPER RIFLE When it comes to the testing of large scale weapon systems such as 155mm artillery pieces and 120mm mortars, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground boasts a long and storied history. Proving ground testing offer many...

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