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Brotherhood of professionals protecting lives, property

Posted August 7, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin Fire Department personnel heeding the call to assist in the Lake Fire: Wayne Van Luven, engineer, who has served here 23 years; Eddie Plaxton, firefighter, who has served here nine years; Capt. Rhett Warsaw, captain of medic engine 411 for B shift, and; Eric Evans, firefighter paramedic, who has served here since September…

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West Point Cadets assist with storm water management plan

Posted August 7, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Photo courtesy of Col. Fred Meyer, USMA United States Military Academy Cadets Addison Bieger and Marshall Kobylski (kneeling) work with Reuben Sasaki of the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take a distance measurement. From the lush, western banks of the Hudson River, some 50 miles north of New York City, two…

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Reward exceptional patient care by filling out five-minute survey

Posted August 7, 2015 by Michael Beaton,

Have you received an Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey in the mail about your visit and care at Weed Army Community Hospital facilities here? Filling out the APLSS is your opportunity to provide WACH leadership with anonymous feedback, which is taken very seriously at all levels. The APLSS is fielded by the Office of the…

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Fort Irwin July 4th celebration a blast!

Posted August 7, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

On stage: National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin, “Liquid Blue” and the previous garrison commander, Col. Jon Braga. Martin and Braga presented the band with a framed certificate for their performance at the “Red, White and Boom” celebration here, July 4.   The Fort Irwin community honored the nation’s birthday…

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Army Community Service celebrates its 50th year anniversary

Posted July 5, 2015 by Kevin Ware

Photo courtesy of Kevin Ware Fort Irwin Army Community Service staff.   The Army Community Service will soon celebrate a significant milestone by celebrating its 50th year of service to Soldiers and Soldier Families. On July 25, 1965, General Harold Johnson, then the Army Chief of Staff, dispatched a letter to all commanders announcing the…

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News Briefs July 2015

Posted July 5, 2015 by

Now through Aug. 5 SAC Summer Camp. 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday. 1322 Pork Chop Hill. The Fort Irwin School Age Center Summer Camp Program accommodates children from kindergarten to fifth grade. SAC encourages physical, emotional, and social development through the following service areas: sports, fitness, and health options; life skills, citizenship…

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11th ACR supports deployment exercise

Posted July 5, 2015 by Capt. Christinea Wagner

A Soldier from Fort Carson, Colo., drives a Stryker vehicle off a C-17 military aircraft at Barstow Daggett Airfield during an emergency deployment readiness exercise, May 21. The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment supported an emergency deployment readiness exercise by Soldiers traveling with equipment from Fort Carson, Colo., to the National Training Center, May 21. The…

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Stepmother not liable in Cinderella civil suit

Posted June 5, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Stepmother, played by Deputy Staff Judge Advocate Maj. Carol Brewer, cheers a favorable verdict. At Fort Irwin’s Law Day on May 1, Fort Irwin Middle School 5th graders gathered in their school gym to participate and watch a mock civil trial, Cinderella v. Evil Stepmother, staged by Fort Irwin’s Staff Judge Advocate Office. Could Cinderella,…

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Salutes & Awards

Congratulations graduates!

Posted June 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A consolidated graduation ceremony honored graduates of higher education here, May 12.

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11th ACR Horse Detachment demonstrates tradition

Posted June 5, 2015 by Capt. Christinea Wagner

Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse welcomed the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Horse Detachment to their former home station after 75 years of being away from the Monterey Bay area in California to celebrate the history of U.S. Army Cavalry, May 9.

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