Adopted Units


Marine Corps Air Station, YUMA

Adopted by our council in 1963, MCAS Yuma’s in-garrison marines are primarily assigned to the station’s Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS).

H&HS usually consists of the headquarters group (the station commanding officer, usually a Colonel, and staff) and the squadron headquarters (w/a squadron commanding officer, usually a LT Colonel) and staff. Activities under H&HS include Surface Air Rescue (SAR), public affairs and journalism, facilities planning & maintenance, a motor pool, air traffic control (ATC), meteorology, fuels, ordnance, other aviation support, Aircraft Firefighting, a Provost Marshal, the Station Judge Advocate's Office, and Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS).


 

Branch Medical Clinic, MCAS

Adopted in 2014, the Navy Branch Medical Clinic is a Detachment from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and operates as the medical clinic for the MCAS Yuma community. The BHC (medical/dental facility) serves as the focal point for all Yuma US Navy celebrations and events.


 

Branch Dental Clinic, MCAS

Adopted in 2015, the Branch Dental Clinic is a Detachment from the USMC’s 1st Dental Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. It operates as the primary dental clinic for the MCAS Yuma community. The BHC (medical/dental facility) serves as the focal point for all Yuma US Navy celebrations and events.


 

USNS YUMA (EPF 8)

Adopted in 2016, USNS Yuma (T-EPF-8) is the eighth Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and will be operated by the Military Sealift Command. It will be the fourth ship in naval service named after Yuma, Arizona. The YUMA was christened on 20 August 2016 by ship's sponsor Janet Napolitano and launched at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama on 17 September 2016. The YUMA was adopted in a formal ceremony 16 September, 2016 at Austal’s shipyard by representatives of the Yuma Council in attendance. As the adopting council of a brand-new ship, our YUMA NL members are considered EPF-8 “Plank Owners”.


 

U.S. NAVAL SEA CADET PROGRAM, YUMA

YUMA SEA EAGLE SQUADRON, NSCC
TRAINING SHIP B.W. SANDBURG, NLC

Founded by one of Yuma’s NL council members, Dean D. Hager, CAPT USNR ret, the Yuma Council continues to be the lead sponsor of this national program. Yuma County currently has two functioning commands. The Training Ship Sandburg is for ages 10 to 13. The Sea Eagle Squadron is for ages 14 to HS graduate. Rated as the highest performance expectation program in Arizona, the Yuma Council provides both financial and personnel support to the NSCC mission and activity participates in the Yuma NSCC Oversight Cmttee.


 

MARINE CORPS JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS (MC JROTC)

Sponsored by the Yuma NLUS Council since its inception, The KOFA Kings MCJROTC was formally adopted after several years of sustained performance thereby strengthening the cadets and League members relationship. The MCJROTC is for high school students attending Kofa HS.


Territorial Young Marines

Sponsored by the Yuma NLUS Council since its inception, Yuma’s Young Marine program has grown to include a new unit that emphasizes the high expectations and leadership growth required of a top youth leadership program – earning the privilege of formal council adoption. The Territorial Young Marines were formally adopted by our council, 02 April 2019.

 


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Coming Events

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, AUGUST 23-25TH 2019

YUMA NAVY LEAGUE’S CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

WHEN/WHERE: FRIDAY: 1300-1500 SAN DIEGO HARBOR FLOAT COURTESY OF THE U.S. NAVY’S ASSAULT CRAFT UNIT-1. THEN, 1730: COME DINE WITH US IN SAN DIEGO.
SATURDAY: 1100-1700 DEL MAR RACES – FINISH LINE SHADED TABLE SEATING.
SUNDAY: 1000: ENJOY A CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST AT THE BRIGANTINE RESTAURANT, LAS MESA.

THURSDAY, SEPT 19TH 2019

GENERAL MEETING – NEW LOCATION!

WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPT 19TH, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: OFFICERS LOUNGE, PUEBLO CLUB MCAS YUMA
Come join in the fun as we all return to Yuma and start our Fall season.

SATURDAY, OCT 5TH 2019

NAVY LEAGUE’S CHARITY DINNER CONCERT

WHEN: SATURDAY, OCT 12TH, 1800 (6pm)
WHERE: YUMA COUNTRY CLUB
A great evening for members, sponsors, and guests – join us in celebrating our support of Yuma’s active duty, veterans in need and youth character building programs. Great evening to make a difference! Silent auctions, great food, wonderful ensemble live music.

SPONSOR A TABLE TODAY!
CONTACT INFO: FLYER ON THIS WEB SITE’S “NEWS PAGE”

THURSDAY, OCT 17TH 2019

GENERAL MEETING

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCT 17TH 2019, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: OFFICERS LOUNGE, PUEBLO CLUB MCAS YUMA
Meeting will focus on an Active Duty Navy Update & Birthday

THURSDAY, NOV 21st

GENERAL MEETING

WHEN: THURSDAY, NOV 21st, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: OFFICERS LOUNGE, PUEBLO CLUB MCAS YUMA
Meeting will focus on an Active Duty MARINE CORPS Update & Birthday; plus, bring unwrapped gifts for our annual TOY FOR TOTS DONATIONS!!!; plus, vote for 2020 President, VP & Board Officers.

SATURDAY, DEC 14TH 2019

SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING W/NAVAL SEA CADETS

WHEN: SATURDAY, DEC 14TH, 1000-1500 (10am-3pm)
WHERE: FRYS MARKET, YUMA FOOTHILLS

THURSDAY, DEC 19TH 2019

CHRISTMAS DINNER CELEBRATION

WHEN: THURSDAY, DEC 19th, 1800-2000 (6pm-8pm)
WHERE: OFFICERS LOUNGE, PUEBLO CLUB MCAS YUMA
Meeting will focus on celebrating another great year of Yuma Navy League success! Plan for our annual Tree ornament exchange.