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New leaders take reins of Blackhorse regiment

Posted August 1, 2014 by Sgt. Erik Thurman

Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a combined change of command and responsibility ceremony here, July 1.

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916th Support Brigade receives new commander

Posted August 1, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The 916h Support Brigade at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony here, June 25.

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Operations Group welcomes 22nd commander

Posted August 1, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center’s Operations Group has a new commander. Colonel Jeffery Broadwater took command of the battalion-size unit during a ceremony, July 1.

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Alcohol use and consent explained

Posted August 1, 2014 by NTC SHARP Program

What is consent? The Uniformed Code of Military Justice defines consent as words or overt acts indicating a freely given agreement to the sexual conduct at issue by a competent person. The Manual for Courts Martial, Article 120 clearly states that a person may be incapable of giving consent if they are mentally impaired or…

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Warrior Renew: A unique trauma recovery program for sexual assault survivors

Posted August 1, 2014 by NTC SHARP Program

The Fort Irwin SHARP program is teaming up with MEDDAC to implement a six-week, full-time trauma recovery program for active duty servicemembers and dependents, who are survivors of sexual assault – the first of its kind in an active duty setting. The Warrior Renew Program uses an integrated curriculum specifically designed to address the unique…

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What is the Special Victim Counsel?

Posted August 1, 2014 by Capt. Joseph Galli

Courtesy photo The Fort Irwin SHARP Team partnered with the Marine Corp Logistics Base SHARP Team for the “NO More” 5k event. The Special Victims Counsel is a legal assistance attorney who has received special training to provide legal representation to victims of sexual assault. At this time, Active Duty military members, their adult dependents,…

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Shuttle available to off-post hospitals

Posted August 1, 2014 by Logistics Readiness Center

Fort Irwin Logistics Readiness Center operates a medical shuttle weekdays (except on federal holidays) to outlying hospitals in San Diego, Camp Pendleton and Loma Linda. All active duty personnel are eligible to be transported. Family members and military retirees may ride on a space-available basis. All reservations must be received before 2 p.m. for the…

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Riding in comfort

Posted August 1, 2014 by By Public Affairs Office

Those new, shiny buses you might have seen on post can take you in air-conditioning comfort to lunch and to your next meeting. The Logistics Readiness Center here, recently introduced two new vehicles as the Tiefort Shuttles on two routes that operate Monday through Friday (except federal holidays) from 7:50 a.m. to 4:03 p.m. Besides…

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Good nutrition improves quality of life, health

Posted August 1, 2014 by Capt. Megon Thurman

Nutrition is one of the three pillars of the Performance Triad. Optimal nutrition, together with sufficient sleep and regular activity, is essential to preventing health problems and healing both illnesses and injuries.

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted August 1, 2014 by Capt. Liza Bortz

Images from www. army.mil The month of August brings everyone closer to the start of school, college and the 2014-15 flu season. So why add another “to do” to the list and get our vaccinations? Because we can reduce the risk of illness when we do! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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