Events

April 19, 2012

News Briefs April 19, 2012

Pirate party

The Fort Irwin Arts and Crafts Center will host its annual pirate party beginning at noon on Saturday.  Kids can make crafts and participate in pirate-themed activities.  Cost is $15 per “pirate.”  For more information or to sign up, call 380-3431 or visit the arts and crafts center in Bldg. 976 on Inner Loop Road.

 

Children’s Earth Day celebration 

There will be an Earth Day celebration in conjunction with Month of the Military Child at Happy Hearts Child Development Center, Bldg. 1317, from 8:30-9:15 a.m. and from 3:30-5:15 p.m. Monday.  There will be planting, crafts, and food.  All are welcome.  For more information, call 380-1273.

 

Month of the Military Child fair and Olympics

The Fort Irwin Month of the Military Child fair and Olympics will take place April 28 at Jackrabbit Park and Coyote Activity Center.  The Olympics will start with a torch run at 10:30 a.m. and the fair will begin at 11 a.m.  Activities will include speed skating, bean bag toss, hula hoops, potato sack race, toddler basketball toss, and more.  Children can also compete in the Presidential Fitness Challenge.  For more information, call 380-4695 or visit www.fortirwinfmwr.com.

 

AUSA relay run

The Association of the United State Army’s annual relay race from Fort Irwin to the California Veterans Home-Barstow will take place beginning at 6 a.m. May 5.  Sign-up deadline is April 27.  Race length is 40 miles.  Each team can have a maximum of 20 members, with each person running a minimum of two miles.  Cost per person is $25 and includes lunch at the veterans home.  To register or for more information, call 760-267-8702.




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Gustavo Bahena

Making Fort Irwin “Go First Class”

Gustavo Bahena National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin (second, from left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers attach a “Go First Class” dental streamer to the guidon of United States Army D...
 
 

‘Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives’

The nation celebrates Women’s History Month in March and Fort Irwin will host a ceremony to honor the observance, March 11. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Sandy Basin Community Center and is hosted by the installation’s Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity offices and Operations Group. The guest speaker will be Col. Cathy Walter,...
 
 
Gustavo Bahena

Inspiring a bright future from the past

Gustavo Bahena Maj. Kiryenski Jones, officer in charge of Sustainment Automation Support Management with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, spoke at the Fort Irwin African American/Black History Month celebration here, Feb. 11. For...
 

 
Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office

The most memorable 25 months of my military life

Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office Major Gen. Ted Martin stands in his office next to a photo of his father, Ephraim Martin III. Martin senior, who has since passed away, served in the Navy during World War II. Afte...
 
 

A service invested in your community

The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring. “Currently, the Service Station on Langford Lake Road is undergoing an image upgrade to make it look more appealing for our customers and to increase efficiency related to customer service,” stated...
 
 
DoD

Farewell message from Secretary Hagel

To the men and women of the Department of Defense: When I joined the United States Army 48 years ago, I could not have imagined one day serving as secretary of defense. It has been a tremendous privilege to serve with you. As I leave office, I am immensely proud of what we have accomplished...
 




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