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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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NTC, Fort Irwin celebrates 240th Army birthday

National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin, Pvt. Nathan Sotelo and Sgt. Maj. Stephen Young cut a cake during the 240th Army birthday celebration here, June 15. Sotelo represented the youngest Sol...
 
 
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Escape to freedom as a teenager from communist Vietnam

Photo by Leslie Ozawa Lt. Col. Thomas Nguyen speaks about life under the communist regime after the collapse of the government of the Republic of Vietnam in 1975. At Fort Irwin’s Asian-American Pacific Island Heritage Celebra...
 
 
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San Diego Padres honor Soldiers on field for Army birthday

Three Soldiers of 2nd Transportation Company here staffed a static display inside the stadium. (From left) Spc. Ryan Diedrich, Sgt. Aaron Jones and Pfc. Marshall Peterson spoke with the public and answered questions regarding a...
 

 
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Fort Irwin celebrates Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month

Event moderator Sgt. Monik Phan, dressed in traditional Vietnamese ao dai dress, introduces keynote speaker, Lt. Col. Thomas Nguyen, who spoke about his experiences as a teenager after the fall of the South Vietnamese governmen...
 
 
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Soldiers, community in Denim Day Walk support victims

Photo by Guy Volb, Public Affairs Office National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin, his spouse Lean Martin, and NTC staff led the procession through several streets on Fort Irwin. Leadership, So...
 
 
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Fort Irwin student wins first place in 12th annual Spelling Bee

Photo by David Pardo, “Daily Press” Fort Irwin Middle School seventh grader Kaylee Kim, 12, spells out a word during the third round of the 12th annual Daily Press and Desert Dispatch Spelling Bee in Apple Valley, Calif., F...
 




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