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Taking care of business since 1775

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated the Army’s 239th birthday on June 11, just a few days before training of a rotational brigade begins and ahead of the Army birthday June 14.

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Health & Safety

Be aware of heat injury signs

Posted July 3, 2014 by Dave Key,

Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. During extremely hot weather the body’s ability to cool itself is affected. This happens when the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much…

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News Briefs July 4, 2014

Posted July 3, 2014 by

Ongoing Armed forces Voters week is June 30 to July 7. During this week, commanders are encouraged to intensify efforts to contact assigned personnel, ensure they are informed of the requirements for voting, and are provided necessary information regarding voting resources. The majority of Soldiers vote via absentee ballot; therefore, it is necessary to account…

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Fort Irwin at the Guy’s Choice Awards

Posted July 3, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga (left) is shown with Navy SEAL Veteran Marcus Luttrell and actors Chris Hunnam and Mark Wahlberg at the Guy’s Choice Awards. Luttrell and Wahlberg are holding Troops Choice awards. Wahlberg portrayed Luttrell in the movie “Lone Survivor.”   Fort Irwin Soldiers mingled with Hollywood stars…

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Hottest trucking crews in the High Desert

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

When rotational units need a tank or Stryker vehicle moved at the National Training Center there are certain Soldiers who can take their call – truckers – or motor transport operators, to be exact.

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Events

Blackhorse takes on MasterChef

Posted July 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment were featured in an episode of MasterChef, which aired June 9 on FOX.

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Students learn cake decorating art

Posted July 3, 2014 by G.A. Volb

The white creamy icing was slathered on “guinea pig cakes” with enthusiasm – much of it building up around the edges leading to sweet tempting stalagmites.

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Salutes & Awards

Student receives Commissary scholarship

Posted July 3, 2014 by By Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin Commissary awarded a military family member a scholarship at a ceremony here, June 5.

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Paying tribute to a faithful battle buddy

Posted July 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

A memorial ceremony honored a military working dog, who was a member of the Fort Irwin Police Department, May 28.

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Notarial services explained

Posted July 3, 2014 by Sgt. Anthony Lancaster

Have you ever needed to get something notarized or get a certified copy of a document?

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