Events

May 10, 2012

News Briefs May 10, 2012

Sandy Basin pool opens tomorrow

The Sandy Basin swimming pool will open for the summer tomorrow at 10 a.m.  The community is reminded that this is a community pool and that no lifeguard is on duty.  Parents must monitor and maintain the safety of their children.  Please be respectful of all using the pool.  The pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, from noon to 7 p.m. Monday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

 

Barstow mud run

The inaugural Barstow Mud Run 5K will be held starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Home of California-Barstow.  There will be obstacles, awards, and lots of mud.  A mini mud run for children ages 5-13 will take place at 10 a.m.  Proceeds benefit the veterans home and Barstow Kiwanis Club’s youth programs.  For more information, visit www.barstowmudrun.com.

 

Don’t forget mom!

Reggie’s will offer a Mother’s Day dinner Sunday from 5-9 p.m.  For reservations or more information, call 380-6717.

 

Movie at Fort Irwin Library

The Fort Irwin Library will show the movie “The Muppets” at noon on Saturday as part of their Saturday Afternoon at the Library program.  A different movie is shown every second Saturday of each month.  For more information, call 380-3462.




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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...
 
 
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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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