Salutes & Awards

May 31, 2012

Thank you for your service and leadership

Seven Soldiers honored as they retire

Photos by Casey Slusser, Training Support Center, NTC Operations

Col. Kha Vo

Inside a packed ballroom, seven Soldiers retired from the United States Army at Fort Irwin and the National Training Center during a ceremony, May 29. The guest speaker was Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the NTC and Fort Irwin. Ferrell spoke about the significance of the service of the retirees and mentioned that amongst the group, they had about 150 years of combined experience. The NTC and Fort Irwin hosts a retirement ceremony almost once a month. If you are close to retiring or would like more information about attending the next ceremony, contact the Retirement Ceremonies NCO at (760) 380-3323.

Sergeant 1st Class Michael Crewse

Staff Sgt. Dean Volz

Sergeant 1st Class Dwayne Wooten

First Sgt. Alejandro Zavala

Sergeant 1st Class Victor Mazari

First Sgt. Elizabeth Lugo

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