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Energy transformed into support for Soldiers, families

Posted January 9, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

“It started as a personal gesture eight years ago,” said Bridget Blehm...

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Tax Center opens January 20

Posted January 9, 2015 by 1st Lt. Rene Devega

It’s the start of a new year and if 2015 is like any other year, millions of people will resolve to make a change in their lives. While promising to lose weight, drink less, and eat healthier are perennial favorites, many people also vow to save more. Yet every year, millions of people choose to…

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Making families smile

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Sgt. Shad Hebert has a photo taken with Santa and his children, JJ, 3, and Holly, 6. They attended the Army Community Service toy giveaway here.   Children of the Fort Irwin community got to meet Santa at a toy giveaway with Army Community Service here, Dec. 19. Families with children arrived to the ACS…

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Army Engineers: more than just construction

Posted December 5, 2014 by Spc. Gregory Summers

Soldiers from the 588th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were tasked to provide stabilization and security by constructing security perimeters for operations during a training rotation here, Nov. 8.

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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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Blue ribbons that make a difference

Posted November 7, 2014 by Les Ozawa

From the back of a theater, Helice “Sparky” Bridges strode briskly down the center aisle to greet Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga.

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Initiating improvements to quality of life

Posted November 7, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

More than 60 Fort Irwin officials and delegates from the community representing the diversity of people working and living here convened to discuss their top 22 concerns about Army and Fort Irwin quality of life issues, Oct. 7 - 8.

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Transferring 50 million pounds a month

Posted November 7, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The sound of a locomotive horn echoing across the rail yard is a common occurrence at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Yermo, Calif.

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects consumers

Posted November 7, 2014 by Capt. Joseph Galli,

There are various laws that protect consumers during a debt collection process. One such law is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The FDCPA is a federal law that is designed to protect consumers and debtors by regulating debt collector conduct during debt collection efforts. Below are some things to keep in mind if you…

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Maintain healthy weight, improve attitude, perform at your best

Posted November 7, 2014 by Capt. Tiffany Root,

Continuing with our Activity-Nutrition-Sleep educational series, this month I’m going to summarize some of the Performance Triad activity recommendations. Being physically active can help you: maintain a healthy weight; improve your attitude, behavior and mood; sleep better, and; perform at your best for your job, family and recreational interests. These guidelines are designed to help…

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