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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Leslie Ozawa

New commander for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Irwin

Leslie Ozawa United States Army Garrison Fort Irwin Commander Col. G. Scott Taylor (left) receives a guidon from Thomas Schoenbeck, director of Central Region for Installation Management Command, during a change of command cere...
 
 
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Army observes Suicide Awareness Month in September

Fort Irwin to host motivational speakers In support of the nation’s observance of Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7 -13, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, the United States Army focuses on a campaign about the import...
 
 
Photo courtesy of VVTA

Your bus ride just got better

Photo courtesy of VVTA The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five new “luxury coaches” which will be used on the commuter routes between Hesperia, Victorville, Silver Lakes, Barstow and Fort Irwin in mid-August. ...
 

 
11th ACR

Bringing connectivity to GCSS-A in the field

11th ACR Staff Sgt. Don Nottingham from Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry sets up the Very Small Aperture Terminal here, March 17. During a field training exercise March 16 to 18, here, Mainte...
 
 
Jason Miller

Commissary awards scholarship

Jason Miller From left: Stephen MacAfee, S & K Sales associate; Qahir Abdur-Rahman, Fort Irwin Commissary store director; Alex Nguyen, scholarship recipient; Michele Nguyen, Alex’s mom and; Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Nguyen...
 
 

Get a refund for gasoline taxes

The California gasoline tax refund could save you hundreds of dollars every year. In order to maintain California’s many highways, the state taxes every gallon of fuel that you put into your car (even gas purchased on post). This is reasonable, because we all know what it is like to drive on poorly maintained roads,...
 




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