Events

May 3, 2012

News Briefs May 3, 2012

Commissary case lot sale

The Fort Irwin Commissary will hold a case lot sale tomorrow Friday, May 4 through Monday. Tomorrow, the hours will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday the hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Monday, the hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Cinco de Mayo fun run

The Mayo My! 5k and 2k fun run/walk will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday starting at Coyote Activity Center.  Cost is $3 at the event or $5 in advance.  Register by visiting Memorial Fitness Center, Freedom Fitness Center or Coyote Activity Center.  All are welcome.  For more information, call 380-7240 or 380-7242.

 

Fun at The Exchange

The Fort Irwin Exchange will hold a family-friendly event with music, bounce houses, food, and demonstrations by a freestyle motocross team with Ronnie Renner.  The event will take place from noon to 6 p.m.  There will be live music by the band Breathe Out Loud, a DJ, raffles, water balloons, face painting, a watermelon eating contest and more.  This event is free and open to all at Fort Irwin.

 

National Prescription Drug  Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Army Field parking lot.  This is a free, anonymous opportunity to get rid of any expired, unused, unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs.  For more information, see here or call 380-4153.




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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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