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Fall Fest a hit with community

Posted November 1, 2013 by Ken Drylie

The Fort Irwin Fall Festival, organized by Directorate of Family, Morale and Welfare, took place Oct. 17-19.

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Ghost stories to tell over tacos, bagels and stir fry

Posted October 4, 2013 by Les Ozawa

“I love it when babies come in,” said Anna Mai Taylor, foreman at Fort Irwin’s fast food restaurant, Manchu Wok.

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Fall Festival to incorporate many activities Oct. 17-19

Posted October 4, 2013 by Gustavo Bahena

Get your pumpkin-carving tools out, your clog shoes dusted, your grandpa’s venison chili recipe ready, and your haunted house scream warmed up. The Fort Irwin Fall Festival is set to take place Oct. 17-19, brought to you by Directorate of Family, Morale and Welfare, here. The three day event will feature a pumpkin decorating event,…

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SOCAL eighth grader collects school supplies for Lewis Elementary

Posted October 4, 2013 by Pamela Portland

When 14 year old Adam Wolf read on Facebook that the Lewis Elementary School at Fort Irwin had been flooded and that the kids in kindergarten through the second grade had lost most of their school supplies he immediately decided to do something about it.

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Wounded Warrior honored at Washington event

Posted October 4, 2013 by Lisa A. Ferdinando

Commander of 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Col. Lanier Ward (right), holds a scholarship check of $3,000 for Caitlyn Mitts, left, during a ceremony, Sept. 25. The scholarship was provided by ThanksUSA, an organization created by two girls inspired by Ward during his recovery from a combat injury sustained in Iraq, 2003. The organization has awarded…

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September 2013 birth announcements

Posted November 1, 2013 by Jaime Slocum

Hunter Michael – boy Sept. 1 at 5:10 p.m. 7 lbs., 15 oz Jacob and Amanda Below Unit/Company: 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Lia Kendall – girl Sept. 3 at 6:35 a.m. 7 lbs., 10 oz., 20.5 inches Sgt. Aaron and Stephanie Brooks Unit/Company: 1st Squadron, 11th ACR Emma Rose – girl Sept. 4 at 2:08…

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Health & Safety

Road rage incidents not the only form of aggressive driving

Posted November 1, 2013 by Kim D. Garcia

Eight out of 10 drivers surveyed in the AAA Foundation’s annual Traffic Safety Culture Index rank aggressive driving as a “serious” or “extremely serious” risk that jeopardizes their safety. They’re right. Aggressive driving accounts for more than half of all traffic fatalities. Although “road rage” incidents provide some of the most shocking views of aggressive…

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Helping children cope with disaster

Posted November 1, 2013 by David J. Pitts

How to help children cope with the effects of disaster, as well as how to be prepared before a disaster strikes. Children can feel very frightened during a disaster and afterwards some children will show temporary changes of behavior. For most children these changes will be mild, not last long, and diminish with time. However,…

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted December 6, 2013 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, or RO system, and a domestic use (DU) system. The DU water is higher than the…

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Barstow Community College hosts Thanksgiving-themed social event

Posted December 6, 2013 by Gustavo Bahena

“We just wanted to give back and say thanks,” said Kenyetta Grayer, president of the Associated Student Government of Barstow Community College.

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