Yuma Proving Ground - On and Off Base Information

Yuma Proving Ground Housing Information

Yuma Proving Ground Housing and Information:

Location:  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.  

Cost of Living: Moderate compared to the U.S. average.

Base Operator: 928-328-2151 or DSN 312-899-2151. After duty hours, the number is transferred to the Police Desk.

Area Population:  City of Yuma, 95,429 and Yuma County, 200,000.

Schools: James D. Price School (Grades K-5) belongs to Yuma School District One and is located on post. Our children also attend Castle Dome Middle School (School District #1/Grades 6-8), and Gila Ridge High School (School District #70/Grades 9-12).

Army Community Service: ACS  928-328-2513/3350/2324/2501/3224

Housing: The partnership between Michaels Military Housing and Yuma Proving Ground RCI, created Desert Oasis Communities.  

Base Location

301 C Street (ACS)
Yuma, AZ 85365

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