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April 26, 2012

News Briefs April 26, 2012

Month of the Military Child fair and Olympics

The Fort Irwin Month of the Military Child fair and Olympics will take place Saturday 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.

 

Community Service Council meeting

There will be a Community Service Council Meeting Monday at 10 a.m. at Ingalls Recreation Center.  The CSC meetings occur at the end of each month and offer an opportunity for Fort Irwin community members to learn what’s going on around the installation.  Representatives from various agencies and offices will be on hand to provide updates and answer questions.  The meeting is broadcast live on 88.3 KNTC FM, and can also be streamed through your computer or smartphone by visiting www.irwin.army.mil and clicking on the KNTC icon in the “Stay informed” box on the bottom right of the page.  For more information, call 380-3776.

 

Town Hall meeting

All residents of Fort Irwin are invited to attend this quarter’s town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Sandy Basin Community Center.  Town hall meetings provide a platform to inform the community and a place where the community can voice their concerns. Starting at 4:30 p.m., there will be multiple information booths including the K-9 Unit, Child ID Program, Neighborhood Watch Program, Sexual Assault Prevention, Preventative Medicine, and much much more! For more information call 380-8917.




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Happy 114th anniversary!

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On the cutting edge of fun

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More Mud and Guts Run fun

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Soldiers sustain Barstow’s Mardi Gras Parade tradition

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Fall Fest a blast

Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga kicked off Fall Fest with a tapping of a keg, Oct. 24.   The 2014 Fort Irwin Fall Fest combined Halloween and Oktoberfest activities for a fun-filled, two-day...
 




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