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Health & Safety

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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Events

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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Local

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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Veterans

Honoring Veterans, supporting Barstow

Posted December 5, 2014 by G.A. Volb

National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin speaks at the Veterans Day ceremony at Mountain View Memorial Park cemetery in Barstow.   Leadership and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin supported Veterans Day events at Barstow, Nov. 11. Major Gen. Ted Martin, commander of the NTC and Fort…

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Aviation Soldiers train with Iron brigade

Posted December 5, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Grady Jones

Sand, dust and debris was kicked up in the air as two UH-60D Blackhawk helicopters landed near tactical assembly area Iron in the training area here, Nov. 14.

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Giving back to families

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

The 916th Support Brigade commander, Col. Matthew Ruedi (center, right), holds a ceremonial check for $3,000 with his maintenance section staff, Dec. 9. The other check is for $1,000. Continuing a tradition for the past few years, civilian employees of 916th Support Brigade donated $4,000 to support Fort Irwin families during the winter holiday season,…

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Veterans

Going the distance for Veterans

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sgt. Erik Thurman,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment carried-out the 18th annual Long Walk, Dec. 15 -16, by walking the 38 mile stretch of highway that connects Fort Irwin to the Veterans Home of California in Barstow.

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