Events

May 17, 2012

News Briefs May 17, 2012

Sandy Basin Pool now open

The Sandy Basin swimming pool is open for the summer.  The community is reminded that this is a community pool and 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.

 

Torrance Armed Forces Day

The city of Torrance, Calif., in Orange County, will hold its 53rd annual Armed Forces Day Celebration this weekend.  Events will kick off with military static displays beginning at 10 a.m. Friday in the Del Amo Fashion Center, and the Air Force Band will perform concerts at 1:30 and 7 p.m.  On Saturday, a parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Crenshaw and Torrance boulevards.  Military static displays will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Del Amo Fashion Center on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.  Fort Irwin Soldiers and leaders have participated in this event for many years.  For more information, visit www.torranceca.gov.




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Gustavo Bahena

Making Fort Irwin “Go First Class”

Gustavo Bahena National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin (second, from left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers attach a “Go First Class” dental streamer to the guidon of United States Army D...
 
 

‘Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives’

The nation celebrates Women’s History Month in March and Fort Irwin will host a ceremony to honor the observance, March 11. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Sandy Basin Community Center and is hosted by the installation’s Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity offices and Operations Group. The guest speaker will be Col. Cathy Walter,...
 
 
Gustavo Bahena

Inspiring a bright future from the past

Gustavo Bahena Maj. Kiryenski Jones, officer in charge of Sustainment Automation Support Management with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, spoke at the Fort Irwin African American/Black History Month celebration here, Feb. 11. For...
 

 
Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office

The most memorable 25 months of my military life

Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office Major Gen. Ted Martin stands in his office next to a photo of his father, Ephraim Martin III. Martin senior, who has since passed away, served in the Navy during World War II. Afte...
 
 

A service invested in your community

The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring. “Currently, the Service Station on Langford Lake Road is undergoing an image upgrade to make it look more appealing for our customers and to increase efficiency related to customer service,” stated...
 
 
DoD

Farewell message from Secretary Hagel

To the men and women of the Department of Defense: When I joined the United States Army 48 years ago, I could not have imagined one day serving as secretary of defense. It has been a tremendous privilege to serve with you. As I leave office, I am immensely proud of what we have accomplished...
 




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