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NTC display draws thousands at Welcome Center

Posted June 6, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

Visitors to Barstow’s Tanger Outlets Mall have the opportunity to view a recent addition to its welcome center.

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Salutes & Awards

We’re surrounded by good people

Posted June 6, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Volunteers have made such an impact at Fort Irwin, that their time and energy was quantified as a $600,920.76 value during a 12-month period ending in April.

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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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Events

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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Army

How to appeal OER’s, NCOER’s

Posted June 6, 2014 by Capt. Nate Kamotani

Have you recently received a not so good officer evaluation report (OER) or non-commissioned officer report (NCOER)? While most of us believe that we are better than what others think of us, there are specific prohibitions in Army regulation 623-3 regarding what cannot be included in the evaluation. If you believe that your evaluation contains…

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Local

Keeping convoys secured, stomachs full

Posted June 6, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The wind and dust was relentless, as truck convoys filled with food were delivered to a brigade of Soldiers scattered across 1,200 square miles of Mojave Desert.

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Top energy, environment expert visits Fort Irwin

Posted June 6, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited several locations here, April 23.

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Health & Safety

Sit less, move more!

Posted July 3, 2014 by Capt. Tiffany Root

Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition are the three pillars of the Army Surgeon General’s Performance Triad that will lead Army medicine from a healthcare system to a system for health. These three components directly contribute to our individual health and wellness, as well as to overall unit readiness and resilience. Let’s take a moment to focus…

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Health & Safety

Sleep critical to good health

Posted June 6, 2014 by Maj. Robin Shelton,

Adequate sleep plays a critical role in maintaining one’s health. Yet, 42 percent of military personnel are getting less than five hours of sleep per night according to researchers at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. This particular study revealed various sleep disorders among active duty military members including sleep apnea, insomnia, and behaviorally…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE online saves time

Posted June 6, 2014 by MEDDAC

TRICARE Online (TOL) is designated for TRICARE Prime patients currently enrolled at a military treatment facility, and is designed to make scheduling and/or cancelling appointments within the military health system easier and more convenient. TOL is a secure Department of Defense Web portal, with patient-focused access to: Round the clock appointment scheduling (Never be put…

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