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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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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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August 2014 Middle School and Teen Center Events:

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Middle School Activities Aug. 4 “Water War” Card Game Aug. 5 Belmont Park Fieldtrip Aug. 6 Water Wars Aug. 7 Back 2 School Aug. 8 Photography 101 Aug. 11 Back to School Crafts Aug. 12 Photoshop Aug. 13 Basketball Tournament Aug. 14 DIY Stationary Aug. 15 Dance Off Challenge Aug. 18 Short Film Aug. 19…

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted August 1, 2014 by Capt. Liza Bortz

Images from www. army.mil The month of August brings everyone closer to the start of school, college and the 2014-15 flu season. So why add another “to do” to the list and get our vaccinations? Because we can reduce the risk of illness when we do! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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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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Students learn cake decorating art

Posted July 3, 2014 by G.A. Volb

The white creamy icing was slathered on “guinea pig cakes” with enthusiasm – much of it building up around the edges leading to sweet tempting stalagmites.

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Ready for duty at tactical operations centers

Posted June 6, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Sixteen non-commissioned officers assigned to this installation graduated from an intense, fast-paced course at a ceremony here, April 30.

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Armed Forces Day Parade

Posted June 6, 2014 by Kenneth Drylie, Public Affairs Office

A boy looks up at the main gun of an M1A1 tank on display at the Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration, May 18. The 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment provided the tank along with a M2 Bradley fighting vehicle and a M88 recovery vehicle.   Fort Irwin entomologist, Dr. Mike Glassy, shows an Indonesian…

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