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‘This is the year’

Posted May 1, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Photo courtesy of Capt. Jason King Capt. Jason King and his younger brother Master Sgt. Joshua King competed in the 2015 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., April 10-12. “Hey if we’re going to do it, this is the year.” That was Capt. Jason King to his younger brother Master Sgt. Joshua King, an…

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Changing of the Stole marks transition in pastoral duties

Posted May 1, 2015 by Valerie Adams,

  Pastoral duties for two religious services transitioned to three pastors during ceremonies at the main post chapel here, March 22 and 29. A Changing of the Stole ceremony March 22 was presided over by National Training Center and Fort Irwin Chaplain (Col.) Terry McBride. McBride oversaw Chaplain (Capt.) Wayne VandeKrol relinquish Multi-Cultural Gospel pastoral…

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Prepare for your summer move

Posted May 1, 2015 by Maria Sanchez,

Moving in the summer months is especially challenging for military members, their families, and for the Defense Department’s Defense Personal Property System (DPS).

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Exceeding standards by enhancing dining experience

Posted April 3, 2015 by 1st Lt. Aaron Renaud,

You’ve heard it, you’ve sang it: “They say that in the Army, the chow is mighty fine.” That’s a phrase from a cadence heard throughout the Army, and at dining facility 1 here, the Soldiers go above and beyond to truly make the chow fine.

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Health & Safety

Know your part, do your part, be an active bystander

Posted April 3, 2015 by Maj. Robyn Boehringer,

April is recognized by the Department of Defense as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The campaign offers a unique opportunity to build on the existing momentum within our community to eliminate this crime and ensure all serving in the Army and affiliated with the Army are treated with dignity and respect. The DoD theme…

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Why Denim Day?

Posted April 3, 2015 by Maj. Robyn Boehringer,

On April 8 at 9 a.m., residents of Fort Irwin will walk through the community in support of the Third Annual Fort Irwin Denim Day. Many have asked about the meaning behind Denim Day. The history of Denim Day begins with a story and unfortunately this was a true story. In Rome in 1997, an…

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Health & Safety

Focused on eliminating sexual assault

Posted April 3, 2015 by SHARP and PAO

The Department of the Army selected Fort Irwin’s deputy manager of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program here as the recipient of a prestigious honor.

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Students practice the scientific method

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A group of leadership and community members grabbed clipboards and scoring sheets to judge science fair projects at Tiefort View Intermediate School here, March 9.

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Listening to the community

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Department of the Army officials and leadership of this installation addressed Barstow civic and business leaders about Army-wide reductions during a meeting in Barstow, March 17.

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Sports

Paintball course opens at old golf driving range

Posted April 3, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Splattered paint marked the beginning of a new phase in the life of an underused pitch-and-putt course and driving range here.

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