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October 18, 2012

Crowning moments

Gustavo Bahena
Public Affairs Office NTC and Fort Irwin


A group of Soldiers from 1916th Support Battalion “Desert Warriors” staffed a supporting effort for the annual Homecoming Game at Silver Valley High School, Oct. 12.

Silver Valley High, the only high school in the Silver Valley Unified School District, is populated by many teenagers from military families living at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. The battalion, under the 916th Support Brigade, provides the school with support for certain activities and functions.

For the big dance and game, Desert Warriors brought out humvees for a static display. During the half-time of the varsity football game, the Homecoming court rode atop the military vehicles around the field. The game pitted the Trojans against a team from Vasquez High School out of Acton, Calif. Players from both schools wore pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.




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