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Two from B/229th AVN REGT named NCO, Soldier of the Year

Posted June 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

After a competition amongst four Soldiers and four non-commissioned officers, two were selected as National Training Center and Fort Irwin NCO and Soldier of the Year, May 22.

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Homeschoolers learn about Fort Irwin’s natural, prehistoric worlds

Posted June 5, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Redhorse Corporation archaeologist Dr. Katherine Burnett explains to homeschool students how early Native American hunters used the atlatl. In late March, about 50 Fort Irwin homeschool students got an up-close and (a little) dirty look at life in the sands, brush and rocks that make up most of the National Training Center. Directorate of Public…

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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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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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Fort Irwin Soldiers honored at Armed Forces Day event

Posted June 5, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena Public Affairs Office

Leadership, Soldiers and civilian employees of this installation participated in a long-held event that brought out tens of thousands to salute and honor military servicemembers, May 15-17.

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NTC, Fort Irwin celebrates 240th Army birthday

Posted July 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

National Training Center and Fort Irwin Soldiers, leadership and the community paid homage to the Army’s 240th birthday at a celebration here, June 15.

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Touching lives by appreciating, thanking others

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Helice “Sparky” Bridges, a world-renown motivational speaker, calls for volunteers to demonstrate the Blue Ribbon ceremony to express their appreciation and thanks to others they know, during a student and community rally at Fort Irwin Freedom Fitness gym, Feb. 20.   World-renown motivational speaker Helice “Sparky” Bridges worked with 400 Fort Irwin Middle School fifth…

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MST and MCSC say no to bullying

Posted September 5, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin’s Middle School and Teen Center received a grant of $2,451 to assist an anti-bullying campaign during a check presentation here, July 22.

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted November 7, 2014 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s water permit requires Fort Irwin to notify the public quarterly of the following: This is an alert about your drinking water and a cosmetic dental problem that might affect children under 9 years of age. At low levels, fluoride can help prevent cavities, but children drinking water containing more than 2 milligrams per…

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