Events

May 24, 2012

News Briefs May 24, 2012

Home run derby 

Come participate in home run derby today from 4-8 p.m. at the Fourplex field across from Coyote Activity Center.  Each batter will have 15 pitches to hit as many home runs as possible.  Each participant will receive a STRONG B.A.N.D.S. wristband to show support of National Sports and Fitness Month.  Cost is $5 per person and all are welcome to participate.  For more information, call 380-3685.

 

Asian-American/Pacific Islander heritage celebration

There will be a celebration in honor of Asian-American Pacific Island heritage month Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jackrabbit Park.  There will be music and dancing from Fort Irwin’s Samoa Mo Samoa group, a Chinese dragon performance, traditional dress display, cultural information, a Hawaiian Luau, and Japanese drums.  Bounce houses will be available for children and food.  All are welcome at this free celebration.  In case of inclement weather, the celebration will be held at Reggie’s.  For more information, call 380-4963.

 

New hospital groundbreaking

There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Weed Army Community Hospital at 3 p.m. Wednesday.  All are welcome.   Parking will be available at the National Training Center and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment museum, with a shuttle to take observers to the groundbreaking location beginning at 2 p.m.




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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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