Events

April 12, 2012

News Briefs April 12, 2012


Community garden club seeks members

There will be a meeting of the Fort Irwin community garden club tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the Coyote Activity Pavilion next to the skate park.  All are welcome.  No gardening experience is necessary.  New members have the opportunity to shape the direction of this new club and to garden a plot located near the blue track on Inner Loop Road.  For more information, call Suzanne Wiese at 760-470-9565 or email Suzanne.m.wiese@gmail.com. 

 

Lt. Dan Band visit cancelled

Gary Sinise was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic accident resulting in injuries that have required him to cancel appearances in his upcoming scheduled USO concerts on April 13, 14, and 21 at Twentynine Palms, Fort Irwin and Camp Lejeune. We hope to reschedule these concerts at a later date.

 

EFMP support group meeting 

There will be a meeting of the Exceptional Family Member Program support group Wednesday at 10 a.m. at The Forum, Bldg. 1200.  Parents of exceptional children can meet others in similar situations, network in the community and get information on resources available.  For more information, call 380-3698.

 

Free massage

Memorial Fitness Center will host a grand opening for their new massage therapist from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.  Come receive a complimentary 15-minute chair massage on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information, call 380-7715.  

We stand corrrected….

In the March 29 issue of the High Desert Warrior, Master Sgt. Edward Vaars was misidentified on page 11, and his biography was switched with that of Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Anderson.  We apologize for the mistake.




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Leslie Ozawa

New commander for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Irwin

Leslie Ozawa United States Army Garrison Fort Irwin Commander Col. G. Scott Taylor (left) receives a guidon from Thomas Schoenbeck, director of Central Region for Installation Management Command, during a change of command cere...
 
 
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Army observes Suicide Awareness Month in September

Fort Irwin to host motivational speakers In support of the nation’s observance of Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7 -13, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, the United States Army focuses on a campaign about the import...
 
 
Photo courtesy of VVTA

Your bus ride just got better

Photo courtesy of VVTA The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five new “luxury coaches” which will be used on the commuter routes between Hesperia, Victorville, Silver Lakes, Barstow and Fort Irwin in mid-August. ...
 

 
11th ACR

Bringing connectivity to GCSS-A in the field

11th ACR Staff Sgt. Don Nottingham from Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry sets up the Very Small Aperture Terminal here, March 17. During a field training exercise March 16 to 18, here, Mainte...
 
 
Jason Miller

Commissary awards scholarship

Jason Miller From left: Stephen MacAfee, S & K Sales associate; Qahir Abdur-Rahman, Fort Irwin Commissary store director; Alex Nguyen, scholarship recipient; Michele Nguyen, Alex’s mom and; Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Nguyen...
 
 

Get a refund for gasoline taxes

The California gasoline tax refund could save you hundreds of dollars every year. In order to maintain California’s many highways, the state taxes every gallon of fuel that you put into your car (even gas purchased on post). This is reasonable, because we all know what it is like to drive on poorly maintained roads,...
 




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