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Decking the halls of Town Center

Posted December 5, 2014 by Les Ozawa

Bridget Blehm (center), founder of For Families of Active Military, briefs volunteers and Fort Irwin staff, shortly after arriving at Fort Irwin with volunteers from Pasadena.   An all-volunteer force of a different kind answered the call to serve on Nov. 22. A platoon of high school students from La Salle High School in Pasadena…

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Winterfest celebration brings holiday spirit to Fort Irwin

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Carolyn Wood, Chardonnay Jaimes and Wendy Kurhajian ran the “Daisy Mae’s Cakes” booth at the 2014 Fort Irwin Winterfest. They are from Barstow, Calif.   The lighting of a 25-foot Christmas tree at the Fort Irwin Town Center, camaraderie, activities, food, and Santa brought out the community to the 2014 Fort Irwin Winterfest, Dec. 12-13….

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On the cutting edge of fun

Posted February 6, 2015 by Jason Miller

Photo courtesy of Desert Discovery Tour Children with the EDGE! program here enjoyed a Desert Discovery Tour aboard Polaris RZR off-road vehicles, Jan. 10. Local military kids enjoyed a trip to Inscription Canyon with the EDGE! program while touring the high desert in the Desert Discovery Tour Polaris RZR off-road vehicles, Jan. 10. “On the…

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Gray Eagle soars above NTC

Posted February 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft flies at the National Training Center, Jan. 9. Soldiers of B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment, put into flight a MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft here, Jan. 9. The “Flying Tigers” company operates Gray Eagles and their duty is to provide mission-configured, unmanned aircraft system support to division combat aviation,…

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted March 6, 2015 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s water permit requires Fort Irwin to notify the public quarterly of the following: This is an alert about your drinking water and a cosmetic dental problem that might affect children under 9 years of age. At low levels, fluoride can help prevent cavities, but children drinking water containing more than 2 milligrams per…

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Fort Irwin water system explained

Posted March 6, 2015 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s Water System is operated under a privatization contract with CH2MHill. As the system ownership is not transferred to CH2MHill, compliance responsibilities still reside with the United States Army. Fort Irwin has two water systems – a reverse osmosis and a domestic use system. The DU water is higher than the California standard in…

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Irwin, High Desert communities look toward energy conservation

Posted March 6, 2015 by G. A. Volb

Good stewardship of taxpayer funding and natural resources is a Department of Defense priority, with facilities worldwide looking toward more efficient methods of operating.

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Tank gunnery simulator: getting back to basics

Posted March 6, 2015 by Sgt. David Beckstrom,

Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment participated in the Senior Instructor Trainer Course at the Advanced Gunnery Training Simulator here, Feb. 9-13.

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Touching lives by appreciating, thanking others

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Helice “Sparky” Bridges, a world-renown motivational speaker, calls for volunteers to demonstrate the Blue Ribbon ceremony to express their appreciation and thanks to others they know, during a student and community rally at Fort Irwin Freedom Fitness gym, Feb. 20.   World-renown motivational speaker Helice “Sparky” Bridges worked with 400 Fort Irwin Middle School fifth…

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Fort Irwin construction season in full swing

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

With warmer weather and longer days, you’ll see more of them – in their optical green and orange safety vests and hardhats, working on the other side of construction cones, barriers and fences.

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