Events

July 26, 2012

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 Basin Community Center. This annual event will provide information about everything Fort Irwin and the surrounding communities have to offer. Representatives from a variety of organizations, offices and agencies will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. There will also be activities for children. For more information, call 380-3598 or visit www.fortirwinfmwr.com.

 

Funded Legal Education Program

The JAG Office is accepting applications for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP), in which up to 25 active-duty commissioned officers in ranks of second lieutenant through captain can attend law school at government expense beginning fall 2013. Interested officers should review Chapter 14, AR 27-1, to determine their eligibility. Applicants must have two, but not more than six, years of active Federal service at the time legal training begins. Eligible officers interested in applying should immediately register for the earliest offering of the Law School Admission Test. Interested officers should contact CPT Matthew Wright at matthew.e.wright10.mil@mail.mil for further information.




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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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