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


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 for further information.

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Photo by 11th ACR PAO

Community celebrates unity during Ramadan

Photo by 11th ACR PAO Sgt. Senan Zangana, 51st Translator Interpreter Company, speaks to audience members about her experiences as a Muslim U.S. Soldier and immigrant during Fort Irwin’s Celebration of Unity during Ramada...

BOSS Battle of the Barracks

Pvt. Daniel Espinoza displays his winner’s belt with Sgt. Quentin Davis, president of the Fort Irwin Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, after winning the Battle of the Barracks video game tournament for â...

Fort Irwin Community Calendar – July 26, 2012

TODAY A kindergarten preparation course will be offered July 26, 31, and Aug. 2 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Happy Hearts Child Development Center, Bldg. 1317. Children will go over language and literacy, math, social skills, and fine motor skills. Cost is $40. For more information, call 380-7751 or 380-2257.   TOMORROW There will be a...


Water, water, everywhere!

Danielle Flores and Jesus Gonzalez dodge an incoming water bottle during a water activity with Child, Youth and School Service’s Wet n’ Wild camp at Bldg. 1300 July 20. Michael Guy squirts a friend with a spray bott...

News Briefs – July 19, 2012

Vacation Bible School Vacation Bible School will take place at Fort Irwin’s Center Chapel from 9 a.m. to noon next week starting Monday. For more information, call 380-6310 or email To register, visit and click on the link to Vacation Bible School in the slideshow.   British soccer camp British soccer camp will...

Fort Irwin Community Calendar – July 19, 2012

TODAY “Bowl Over the GC” today at 5 p.m. at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Think you’ve got what it takes to beat Garrison commander Col. Kurt Pinkerton? Any bowler who can beat his three-game series will win three free games of bowling and a free shoe rental. Weekly winners will receive $10 in MWR Bucks,...


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