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Summer program a success

Posted September 5, 2014 by Jim Freitag,

Courtesy photo Children and volunteers gather for a group photo during the “Wilderness Escape” Vacation Bible Study program, which ran July 28-Aug. 1. “Wilderness Escape” was the theme of Fort Irwin’s Summer Vacation Bible School program, July 28-Aug. 1. Hosted by the Religious Support Office, and under the direction of the National Training Center and…

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Posted September 5, 2014 by

Ongoing Fort Irwin Veterinary Clinic: Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, in building 977. There is limited appointment availability as government owned animals are mission priority. Plan ahead and look into an off-post clinic in case an appointment is needed and clinic is booked. If a veterinarian is available, after-hour emergency services may…

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Vietnam Veterans return to unit

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The 11th Armored Cavalry’s Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia association reunited with its old unit, here Sept. 5, as a special destination for their annual gathering.

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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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Fall Fest a blast

Posted November 7, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga kicked off Fall Fest with a tapping of a keg, Oct. 24.   The 2014 Fort Irwin Fall Fest combined Halloween and Oktoberfest activities for a fun-filled, two-day community event, Oct. 24-25. United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga initiated the Oktoberfest-type festivities with…

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 5K Fun Run/Walk a huge success!

Posted November 1, 2013 by Serina Viers

On Oct. 12 more than 300 members of the Fort Irwin community joined together to support those who are currently battling cancer, honor those who have survived the battle, and remember those who have fallen.

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Bishop from Archdiocese of Military Services visits Fort Irwin

Posted October 25, 2012 by Lt. Col. Albert Ghergich

Catholic Bishop Neal Buckon, from the Archdiocese of Military Services, conducted a pastoral visit to Fort Irwin’s Catholic community, Sept. 25.

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Combined Federal Campaign in full swing

Posted November 15, 2012 by Antonio Casiano

The Combined Federal Campaign will run through Dec. 15 and I believe that the CFC is for everyone. Why do I say that? There are so many organizations within the United States that are non-profit and need our help because of a lack of funding. This year we have 1,900 non-profit companies that have been…

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Fort Irwin Angel Tree Program 2012

Posted November 15, 2012 by Bob Lucas

For several years , the Angel Tree Program has provided Christmas assistance to Fort Irwin Families during the Holidays. Through the Angel Tree Program, generous donors have made a child’s holiday more special. Once a child has been registered as an “Angel,” the donor who selects the Angel from the tree makes a promise that…

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