Events

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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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...
 
 
Photo by Leslie Ozawa

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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