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The biggest challenge ever!

Posted July 3, 2014 by Pamela Portland

In the middle of the Mojave Desert is where MasterChef producers discovered the perfect location for their cooking competition that aired June 9. It was the biggest challenge ever in the five-year history of the Fox TV series.

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Thrive while you’re here, feel proud after leaving

Posted July 3, 2014 by Col. Jon Braga,

If you’ve recently arrived to the National Training Center and Fort Irwin – welcome! And if you are departing to serve at another great duty station – feel proud of having contributed to the mission of maintaining and strengthening our nation’s security.

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Deputy commander riding off into retirement

Posted July 3, 2014 by Guy Volb

The long and, at times, winding road taken by the former deputy garrison commander here comes to an end this July after more than 40-plus years as a Soldier, contractor and civil service civilian in support of our nation.

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New hospital construction to impact roads July 7-20

Posted July 3, 2014 by Public Affairs Office NTC and Fort Irwin

  Traffic flow and road accessibility will be impacted on some roads of Fort Irwin, July 7-20. Signs will inform motorists of 1) Local traffic only access. 2) Local traffic and hospital only access, and 3) Intersection will be closed. The red numbers on the map correspond to the three access levels described.

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Taking care of business since 1775

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated the Army’s 239th birthday on June 11, just a few days before training of a rotational brigade begins and ahead of the Army birthday June 14.

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Health & Safety

Be aware of heat injury signs

Posted July 3, 2014 by Dave Key,

Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. During extremely hot weather the body’s ability to cool itself is affected. This happens when the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much…

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News Briefs July 4, 2014

Posted July 3, 2014 by

Ongoing Armed forces Voters week is June 30 to July 7. During this week, commanders are encouraged to intensify efforts to contact assigned personnel, ensure they are informed of the requirements for voting, and are provided necessary information regarding voting resources. The majority of Soldiers vote via absentee ballot; therefore, it is necessary to account…

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Fort Irwin at the Guy’s Choice Awards

Posted July 3, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga (left) is shown with Navy SEAL Veteran Marcus Luttrell and actors Chris Hunnam and Mark Wahlberg at the Guy’s Choice Awards. Luttrell and Wahlberg are holding Troops Choice awards. Wahlberg portrayed Luttrell in the movie “Lone Survivor.”   Fort Irwin Soldiers mingled with Hollywood stars…

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Hottest trucking crews in the High Desert

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

When rotational units need a tank or Stryker vehicle moved at the National Training Center there are certain Soldiers who can take their call – truckers – or motor transport operators, to be exact.

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Blackhorse takes on MasterChef

Posted July 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment were featured in an episode of MasterChef, which aired June 9 on FOX.

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