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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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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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