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Motorcycle mentors ensure safety for riders

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a Motorcycle Safety Ride, Aug. 1.

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Alert bicyclists, considerate drivers needed

Posted October 3, 2014 by NTC Safety

Photo from army.mil Helmets must be worn by all bicycle riders on Fort Irwin. In 2012, 726 cyclists were killed in accidents in the United States with California ranking second in the nation for the highest number of bicycle fatalities. A 2011 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study of bicycle accidents concluded that the highest…

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Treat underlying cause of insomnia to resolve sleep problems

Posted October 3, 2014 by Maj. Robin Shelton,

The focus of the Army Performance Triad is on Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition – key actions that influence health in the “Lifespace” of time that isn’t spent with a healthcare provider. Insomnia can be torturous. It is one of the most common sleep disorders reported among Soldiers with sleep problems. According to research, 54 percent…

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699th Maintenance Company inactivated

Posted October 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The 699th Maintenance Company cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony here, Sept. 15.

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These Soldiers keep you fit for duty

Posted October 3, 2014 by Jason Miller

After a grueling 19 days of intense professional instruction, 39 Fort Irwin Soldiers earned a new Army Skill Identifier as Master Fitness Trainers here, Sept. 4.

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Memorial Wreath Laying and Remembrance Ceremony

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Fort Irwin Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony here, Sept. 11.   Children from the second grade class of Lewis Elementary School support the 9/11 memorial procession.   Two young Soldiers look at the Fallen Soldier Memorial during the ceremony.   “Fueled by the Fallen” Angel Cars, bearing the names…

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Women combat isolation with mentorship

Posted October 3, 2014 by 1st Lt. Aurelia Goloborodko

The tough and isolating environment of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin has long enabled dedicated Soldiers and civilians to deliver a demanding training experience to mobilizing units from all over the world.

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Operation Gratitude delivers care packages to Fort Irwin

Posted September 5, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Operation Gratitude delivered 100 care packages to Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Aug. 8.

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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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Pyrotechnic expert having a blast supporting NTC

Posted August 1, 2014 by G. A. Volb

In the distance a mushroom cloud filled with fire, smoke and debris erupts just outside a small town in the middle of the Mojave Desert; the faint sound of voices can be heard and the outline of people moving about – quickly – can be seen.

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