Brig. Gen. Ted Martin, Commanding General

Command Sgt. Maj. Lance P. Lehr, Post CSM

Col. Kurt J. Pinkerton, Garrison Commander

Command Sgt. Maj. Dale Perez, Garrison CSM

Pamela Portland, Public Affairs Director


High Desert Warrior Staff

Gus Bahena, Editor – Phone: (760) 380 – 2909

Agustin Rodriguez, Editorial Assistant – Phone: (760) 380-4511


Aerotech News 

Eric Jackman, Graphic Designer


High Desert Warrior 

High Desert Warrior, a civilian enterprise newspaper, is an authorized publication for members of the United States Army and Fort Irwin community. Contents of this newspaper are not necessarily official view of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or Fort Irwin and the National Training Center. High Desert Warrior is prepared monthly by the Public Affairs Office, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, P.O. Box 105067, Fort Irwin, CA, 92310-5067. Telephone: 380-4511 or DSN 470-4511. FAX: 380-3075.

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  • 2nd Place, 2009 U.S. Army IMCOM-West Newspaper Competition – Tabloid Category
  • Honorable Mention, 2008 Dept. of the Army Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Newspaper Competition – Tabloid category
  • 3rd Place, 2007 U.S. Army IMCOM-West Newspaper Competition – Tabloid Category



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