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March 29, 2012

News Briefs March 29, 2012

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Vietnam-era veterans welcome home

Fort Irwin will hold its third annual Vietnam-era veterans welcome home ceremony on Wednesday.  Events will kick off with a motorcycle parade through the installation at 10 a.m., with veterans and Soldiers riding down Fort Irwin Road, Barstow Road, Normandy Road, and Langford Lake Road to end at Army Field.  The welcome home ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at Army Field.  The guest speaker will be Chief Warrant Officer 5 John Harris, a Huey helicopter pilot and Vietnam veteran who is still serving in the Army.  Static displays and information booths will be available at Army Field until 3 p.m.  For more information, call 380-6372.

 

Tiefort shuttle service

Through April 30, a pilot bus service will run to and around all major commands on Fort Irwin.  The service is available to all who live and work on Fort Irwin and will operate every 15 minutes from 7:45 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.  The Post Taxi Service will be suspended during this period.

 

International spouse support group 

There will be a meeting of the Relocation Readiness International Spouse Support Group from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Crackerjack Flats Neighborhood Center.  All foreign-born spouses are welcome.  The goal of the group is to provide an informal gathering where spouses can share information, discuss issues related to living in America and adjusting to the military, and meet others in a similar situation.  For more information or to register, call Maritza Ramirez at 380-3598 or email Maritza.l.ramirez@us.army.mil.




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Easter breakfast for the kids

The Fort Irwin Commissary would like to invite the community to a free Easter breakfast for children, April 19. The Commissary will serve breakfast to children, ages 1 -10, from 9:30 – 10 a.m. Please RSVP at 380-3560 (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.) by April 17. Breakfast will include waffles or French toast sticks,...
 
 
Midway

Scouts get their sea legs

Scouts John and Steven Shopa stand on the flight deck of the USS Midway museum. Fort Irwin Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 67 continue to keep Scouting interesting for its members. Recently, Scouts “enlisted” for 18 hou...
 
 

Four fun days at Spring Fling

Spring is finally here and everybody is ready to get outside for some fun!  Fort Irwin Family and MWR is bringing four days of entertainment and activities to the community, March 28-31. Join us in honoring Vietnam Veterans and celebrate the Month of the Military Child. There will be  food vendors, games and educational activities as well. For event...
 

 
scienceFair

Young minds using scientific method

Pamela Harvin, Fort Irwin School Liaison Officer, judges a project during a Barstow Consolidated Science Fair at Barstow Community College, Feb. 19. Did you know that pill bugs prefer wet soil? Or that dish soap bubbles last ...
 
 

Military & Civilian Spouses’ Club to host “Viva Las Irwin” casino night fundraiser

The Military & Civilian Spouses’ Club of Fort Irwin will host its fourth annual Casino Night Fundraiser, “Viva Las Irwin,” here, March 1. Inspired by rat-pack-era casino parties, this fundraising gala will transport you to the glitz and glamour that was Las Vegas in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Enjoy buffet-style dining and tasty cocktails, live...
 
 

January 2014 birth announcements

Darion Damari – boy Jan. 4 at 12:11 a.m. 8 lbs., 6 oz., 21 inches Sgt. 1st Class Damion Clark and Sgt. 1st Class Carlet Clark Unit/Company: Mission and Installation Contracting Command Cain Joseph – boy Jan. 4 at 2:03 p.m. 6 lbs., 6 oz., 19 inches Spc. Cody Sparks and Spc. Selina Sparks Unit/Company:...
 




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