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


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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Photo by 11th ACR PAO

Community celebrates unity during Ramadan

Photo by 11th ACR PAO Sgt. Senan Zangana, 51st Translator Interpreter Company, speaks to audience members about her experiences as a Muslim U.S. Soldier and immigrant during Fort Irwin’s Celebration of Unity during Ramada...

News Briefs – July 26, 2012

916th assumption of command There will be an assumption of command ceremony for incoming 916th Support Brigade commander Col. James Kazmierczak at 9 a.m. tomorrow at Sandy Basin Community Center. All are welcome.   Fort Irwin Resource Expo The Fort Irwin Resource Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Sandy...

BOSS Battle of the Barracks

Pvt. Daniel Espinoza displays his winner’s belt with Sgt. Quentin Davis, president of the Fort Irwin Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, after winning the Battle of the Barracks video game tournament for â...


Fort Irwin Community Calendar – July 26, 2012

TODAY A kindergarten preparation course will be offered July 26, 31, and Aug. 2 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Happy Hearts Child Development Center, Bldg. 1317. Children will go over language and literacy, math, social skills, and fine motor skills. Cost is $40. For more information, call 380-7751 or 380-2257.   TOMORROW There will be a...

Water, water, everywhere!

Danielle Flores and Jesus Gonzalez dodge an incoming water bottle during a water activity with Child, Youth and School Service’s Wet n’ Wild camp at Bldg. 1300 July 20. Michael Guy squirts a friend with a spray bott...

News Briefs – July 19, 2012

Vacation Bible School Vacation Bible School will take place at Fort Irwin’s Center Chapel from 9 a.m. to noon next week starting Monday. For more information, call 380-6310 or email To register, visit and click on the link to Vacation Bible School in the slideshow.   British soccer camp British soccer camp will...


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