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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Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC

A Day of Gratitude

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC Gold Star and Blue Star families assemble with leadership and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin for a photo during the “Day of Gratitude” event here, Nov. 25. In an ongoing...
 
 
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Gustavo Bahena

Defense Secretary: NTC prepares Soldiers for future threats, challenges

Gustavo Bahena Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Soldiers during a visit to the training area here, Nov. 16. The Secretary of Defense for the United States observed training and spoke with Soldiers during a visit her...
 
 
Courtesy Photo

Holiday season a time to honor the spirit of gratitude

Courtesy Photo Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Rodriguez, command sergeant major for 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, speaks with community members enjoying a Thanksgiving meal here, Nov. 25. Leadership greeted and served...
 

 
Gustavo Bahena

New Parent Support Program provides gift baskets

Gustavo Bahena Stephanie Ferguson, a registered nurse with New Parent Support Program, Family Advocacy Program, holds items for a “Welcome Home Baby Basket” gift. Ferguson meets new babies’ families at home and provides a...
 
 
Photo courtesy of Sue Ollar

Worth the journey

Photo courtesy of Sue Ollar Steven Shopa, Colt Boehringer and Blake Bair make the Scout sign during a ceremony in which they were awarded the Eagle Scout medal. Three Boy Scouts achieved the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremon...
 
 
Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC

Thanksgiving meal brings community together

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC A Gold Star Family child receives a Thanksgiving meal from a Fort Irwin commissioned officer at a dining facility here, Nov. 25. The Fort Irwin community was treated to a Thanksgiving feast at both ...
 




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