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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Gustavo Bahena

Flying Tigers activated

Gustavo Bahena The 2916th Aviation Battalion commander, Lt. Col. William Garber (right), hands a guidon to Capt. Jesse DeJaynes during a unit activation ceremony here, Oct. 16. DeJaynes leads the newly activated unit – B ...
 
 

Celebrating pride, spirit

From the Aleutian Islands to the Florida everglades, American Indians and Alaska Natives have contributed immensely to our country’s heritage. They have enhanced our nation through contributions in the fields of art, science, education, business and our military. Native Americans have bravely served and participated with distinction in U.S. military actions for more than 200...
 
 

Honoring cultural differences

National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the contributions and accomplishments of America’s Hispanic community, is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. In recognition of this year’s celebration, Weed Army Community Hospital and the National Training Center’s EO/EEO Office hosted “Hispanics, A Legacy of History, A Present of Action and a Future of Success,”...
 

 

Soldier, leader, Veteran

The Veterans Day observance provides the country an opportunity to recognize the contributions of past and current servicemembers, but it also gives Soldiers a chance to reflect on experiences and people who have impacted a career in defense of the United States of America. Deployment experiences, friends and family have been a huge influence in...
 
 

Sustainability involves repairs, latest technology, planning for future

The Directorate of Public Works here strives to keep this post, not only operational, but modern for personnel to conduct the mission of the National Training Center. In the past two fiscal years, DPW has been involved with numerous projects that continue the sustainability and upgrading of the installation, said DPW Director Mohammed Bari. Installation...
 
 
Photo courtesy of Lelan Daines

Ten-Miler team places fourth in division

Photo courtesy of Lelan Daines Fort Irwin Soldiers took fourth in their division at the 30th Army Ten-Miler road-race near Washington D.C., Oct. 11. A team of eight Soldiers placed fourth in a mix (male and female) division whi...
 




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