On Friday, January 25th, Bill Heidner, Museum Curator of the Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center, will present “The American Theater of Operations: The Desert Training Center / California-Arizona Maneuver Area Comes of Age” at the Foothills and Main libraries. Retrace the history of the Desert Training Center and the California – Arizona Maneuver Area (DTC / C-AMA) as it moves from MG Patton’s vision of the Desert Training Center to become a “live” Theater of Operations by order of LTG Leslie McNair, the Commanding General of Army Ground Forces and HQ’s Army Staff. There is no charge to attend.
Friday, January 25th @ 10:30 a.m.
Foothills Library, 13226 E South Frontage Road
Friday, January 25th @ 3:30 p.m.
Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive