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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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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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