October 13, 2015

October Calendar


Army Criminal Investigation Command recruiting Soldiers for CID special agents. As sworn federal law enforcement officers, agents are on the cutting edge of criminal investigative tactics and techniques. Go to www.cid.army.mil.

Online Army Readiness Assessment Program Survey for Soldiers, DA civilians and NAF civilians assigned to USAG Fort Irwin. See your supervisor for access to survey.

The G8, Manpower Services-Defense Travel System (DTS), Government Travel Card and Mass Transportation (building 988, room 110) has new Wednesday customer service hours of 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.; remainder of day closed for training.

Oct. 1-10

Pumpkin Patch Photo-op. 10 a.m.- noon and 2-6 p.m. Commissary. Bring your camera and use our fall background for your photos.

Oct. 5-6

Army Family Action Plan conference. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Fort Irwin Event Center. Annual event where Soldiers, family members and civilians discuss issues submitted by the community, and recommend solutions. Local issues may be sent to higher levels for review and resolution. Soldiers and volunteers needed as delegates, facilitators, recorders, transcribers and for issue support. Contact Ben Burnette at benjamin.c.burnette2.civ@mail.mil or 380-2382.

Oct. 7

Fire Prevention Week Fire Station Open House. 1-4 p.m. Fire Station 1, 400 Langford Lake Road. Join Sparky and Firwin Blaze for educational fun, egg toss contest, Fire Safety House, puppet show, station tours, face painting, fire truck tours, bounce house, turnout relay race, exit drill/EDITH, fire bucket brigade (parents vs. fire personnel), and more. Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Oct. 8

Red Ribbon Week Kick-off Resource Expo. 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Sam Adams banquet room. Free event about awareness and prevention of drug abuse. Fort Irwin and San Bernardino County resource providers and services. Free food, promotional items, opportunity drawing. Contact Sonya James, Employee Assistance Program Coordinator, Army Substance Abuse Program at 380-4983.

Oct. 15

MCSC Murder Mystery Luncheon. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sam Adams ballroom. RSVP by Oct. 11 with Military and Civilian Spouses Club at www.mcscftirwin.org. $15.

Oct. 30

20th AUSA Golf Tournament. 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Spring Valley Lake Golf Course, Victorville. $65 includes cart and buffet lunch. Sponsor a Soldier, golf with a Soldier. Sponsorship opportunities. Contact Bob Lucas at 560-6364 or barstowbob2@verizon.net.

Nov. 4

American Indian Heritage Month Celebration. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. Cultural celebration, guest speaker, food sampling.

Nov. 7

Newberry Springs Pistachio Festival. 9 a.m. 30884 Newberry Road. Free admission. Pistachio, food, barbecue, crafts vendors. Bounce house and games. Coloring contest. T-shirts. Vendors needed; call Jill at 257-1072.

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