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United States Army
301 C. Street
Army Community Service
Yuma, AZ 85365-9498
Cost of living, in Yuma, with a national average at 100%. Yuma falls around 97%, which falls below average.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
Reference: USAYPG Regulation 190-11All persons who live, reside in, or occupy any USAYPG Residence must register, in accordance with this regulation, any firearm stored at their residence. Initial registration will be accomplished within 10 days of the publication of this regulation, for current residents, or within 10 working days of the start of USAYPG in-processing, for new residents. Registration of new weapons by residents will occur prior to, or within 3 days of, the weapon being brought onto USAYPG.
Registration will occur at the USAYPG Police Station using DES Form 22, Registration of Personal Firearms, at Appendix A. DO NOT take the firearm itself into the Police Station. For Weapon Registration, please call (928) 328-2720.
All personnel are required to store and secure privately owned firearms brought onto USAYPG as mandated by this regulation. All instances of loss or theft of firearms occurring on USAYPG, or involving firearms registered at USAYPG will be reported to the Police Station, 928-328-2720, immediately.
Yuma proving ground (YPG) is part of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and is a multiple purpose test facility. Specific proving ground capabilities include testing of: artillery, mortars, mines, ground and aircraft weapons, target acquisition and fire control systems, wheeled and tracked vehicles, and air delivery materiel, equipment and techniques. There is only one unit assigned to YPG (Yuma Test Center/Airborne Test Force) and four tenant activities. See the Major Unit Listings for more details.
Total population is approximately 11,779
City of Yuma: 98,285
Yuma County: 213,787
Yuma Proving Ground serves Active Duty, Active Duty Students, DoD Civilians, Retirees, Army National Guard (Activated), Reservists (Activated), and their Families.
We have Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma Families living on-post. Support is also provided to U.S. Army Recruiting Station-Yuma.
Demographic Information: 11,779
The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) is located near the Arizona-California border, adjacent to the Colorado River, approximately 24 miles north of the city of Yuma, Arizona. YPG is part of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and is a multiple purpose test facility.
Directions to YPG From Yuma International Airport (Approximately 20 miles)1. Proceed straight from parking lot to Pacific Ave., for about 2 miles.2. Turn east (right) onto 16th St./US-95. Proceed approximately 18 miles.
From Phoenix, Arizona (Approximately 190 miles)1. Begin on I-10 W toward Los Angeles.2. Exit 112 toward I-8/Gila Bend/Yuma/San Diego via AZ-85 South.3. At Gila Bend, merge onto I-8 W toward Yuma/San Diego.4. Exit 12 on Fortuna Rd. North (right) and proceed approximately 2 miles.5 Turn east (right) on US-95 and proceed approximately 10 miles.
From San Diego, California (Approximately 190 miles)1. Drive east on I-8 into Arizona.2. Take 16th St/US-95 exit (#2) turning east (left) from freeway.3. Follow US-95 approximately 20 miles.
From Quartzsite, Arizona (Approximately 63 miles)1. From I-10 West (Los Angeles, Palm Springs) or I-10 East (Phoenix) turn south on US-95 exit.2. Proceed approximately 60 miles.
To YPG Gates from US-951. Walker Cantonment Area and Howard Cantonment Area - from US-95 turn west on Imperial Dam Road.This is about Mile Marker 44 and is marked by pair of "Big Guns" and palm trees on west side of US-95.Walker Gate is about 1.5 miles west of US-95 on north (right) side of Imperial Dam Road.Howard Gate is about 5 miles west of US-95 on north (right) side of Imperial Dam Road.2. Laguna Army Airfield (LAAF) - from US-95 turn west on Martinez Lake Road between Mile Marker 46 and 47. Proceed west about 2.75 miles to Campo Avion Road.LAAF Gate is on south (left) side of Martinez Lake Road.3. Kofa - turn east on Aberdeen Road, north of Mile Marker 47. The Kofa Gate is on Aberdeen Road within 1 mile of US-95. All ammunition deliveries must proceed through this gate.
Visitors entering YPG, in a POV must have:
Check in with the Visitor Control Center, Bldg. 2020, Monday-Thursday, 6 am - 4 pm (excluding holidays). After duty hours, checks will be performed, at the gate. You must provide: 1. A picture ID (Driver's License, Passport, etc.). 2. A current registration (or rental car agreement). 3. Current Proof of Insurance Card.
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground does not have public transportation. If you do not have a privately owned vehicle, the other option is to use a taxi. We are approximately 17 miles, from the Foothills (Fortuna Road) and 24 miles from town so it can be expensive.
928-328-4351 (Primary)/2151 or DSN 312-899-4351 (Primary)/2151, Monday-Thursday, 6 am - 4:30 pm.