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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NTC, Fort Irwin celebrates 240th Army birthday

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Escape to freedom as a teenager from communist Vietnam

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Love and resiliency

Relisa, Robyn and Col. Richard Wilson. “I love being with him.” Those were the genuine, expressive words of a young military family member here not shy about her feelings for her father. Robyn Wilson, 10, said those words about her dad, Col. Richard Wilson – who has been the chief of staff for the National...
 

 
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The Box debuts at Fort Irwin Resiliency Center

National Training Center and Fort Irwin leadership, and staff of the new Resiliency Center and “The Box” perform a ribbon cutting, June 15. Walk into Fort Irwin’s recently made-over fitness center and you see clues about ...
 
 
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11th ACR field ammunition supply point opens

Sgt. 1st Class Charles Price (right) briefs National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin on a new field ammunition supply point of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, June 16. Price is non-commissio...
 
 
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New NTC, Fort Irwin signs installed on I-15

A crew from California Department of Transportation District 8 (San Bernardino and Riverside County) lifts a sign to be installed on Interstate 15 for the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, June 11. For the first time, th...
 




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