About Us


OUR COUNCIL'S MISSION:

  • ADOPT LOCAL COMMANDS: Starting back in 1963, the Yuma Council adopted Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma. Over the past few years, we have expanded our Navy League-Sea Service family to include both land, sea, and youth leadership programs. Today, this means our Yuma NL Council family includes MCAS' Headquarters, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron; the Naval Branch Health Clinic, the 1st Dental Battalion Dental Clinic, and USNS YUMA (EPF 8).

  • SUPPORT LOCAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS: We are a key sponsor of Yuma's Navy League Cadets / US Naval Sea Cadets, as well as Yuma’s Young Marines and MCJROTC programs. We also provide a number of $1,500 college scholarships annually for children of local sea service active duty personnel.

  • ADVOCATE FOR STRONG NATIONAL SEA SERVICES: As a participating member of the Yuma Chamber of Commerce, Yuma County’s Military affairs Cmtte, and the “Yuma 50” Lobbying Teams, we firmly support the League’s mission in educating the public and elected officials as to the strategic value of MCAS Yuma and local sea service active duty and veteran’s needs.

WHO WE ARE:

We are comprised of local citizens that desire to support our local active duty sailors and marines, veterans of sea services, and their families. We are Not Only for Veterans! Our members are a blend of veterans and non-veterans alike. Our shared goal is to support our sea service community and have fun doing it!

Recognized each year for a job well done by our National
leadership, your Yuma Navy League Council always prides itself
in providing our community with the very best we can deliver.
National Awards: Top small council newsletter, best use of social
media, and recipient of the NLUS “Outstanding Council” Award –
all in support of the League’s mission…

YOU ARE INVITED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
JOIN THE YUMA NAVY LEAGUE TODAY!

 

WHAT WE DO:

ADOPT LOCAL COMMANDS: Starting back in 1963, the Yuma Council adopted Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma. Over the past few years, we have expanded our Navy League-Sea Service family to include both land, sea, and youth leadership programs. Today, this means our Yuma NL Council family includes MCAS' Headquarters, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron; the Navy Branch Health Clinic, the 1st Dental Battalion Dental Clinic, and the USNS YUMA (EPF 8).

SUPPORT LOCAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS: We are lead sponsor of Yuma's Navy League Cadets and US Naval Sea Cadets, plus support both Yuma Young Marines and MCJROTC cadets. We also provide several thousand-dollar college scholarships annually for children of sea service active duty and veterans.

PROVIDE MONTHLY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS: Ten months a year, members have the opportunity to keep up to date on sea service activities, local base goings on, and hear great speakers on a variety of topics - all while enjoying good food and company. Our members are very active in fund raising and participating in insuring Yuma funds raised here - stay here to help our Yuma sea service members and veterans!

 

 


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Coming Events

JANUARY 21ST, 2021

GENERAL MEETING

Celebrate our New Year! Members get to swear our new Officers, approve the Council 2021 Budget and enjoy a special VIP presentation, "Our USN's Submarine Service."
WHEN: THURSDAY, JAN 21, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: THE PATIO RESTAURANT, HILLS CC / AVE A YUMA

FEBRUARY 18TH, 2021

GENERAL MEETING

Valentines Day Edition. Come on out for a special Valentine's Day Raffle – you will not disappointed! We plan to also host a special guest from MCAS – always a treat to get the scoop on what's happening here in town.
WHEN: THURSDAY, FEB 18, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: THE PATIO RESTAURANT, HILLS CC / AVE A YUMA

MARCH 18TH, 2021

GENERAL MEETING

SPECIAL GUEST – USMC AVIATION
WHEN: THURSDAY, MAR 18, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: THE PATIO RESTAURANT, HILLS CC / AVE A YUMA

APRIL 15TH, 2021

GENERAL MEETING

TIME FOR A SPONSORED YOUTH PROGRAMS UPDATE - HEAR HOW OUR CADETS ARE DOING.
WHEN: THURSDAY, APR 15, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: THE PATIO RESTAURANT, HILLS CC / AVE A YUMA

MAY 20TH, 2021

GENERAL MEETING

NL SCHOLARS DINNER – MEET OUR 2021 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES
WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: THE PATIO RESTAURANT, HILLS CC / AVE A YUMA