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Photos by Renita Wickes, Public Affairs Office, NTC and Fort Irwin
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Supporting community events, facilitating visits to NTC and Fort Irwin

Posted September 13, 2012 by By Renita Wickes Public Affairs Office, NTC and Fort Irwin

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin Community Relations programs is actively involved with fostering and strengthening relationships with local communities outside the installation.

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Exchange Enlisted Advisor visits NTC and Fort Irwin

Posted September 13, 2012 by By Lisa J. Neidinger

The senior enlisted advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service visited here, Sept. 11. During his visit, Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson toured the Exchange, met with Fort Irwin personnel and addressed Exchange-related issues here. The Exchange is a joint non-appropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense with a retail mission to…

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Caught … following all the rules

Posted October 25, 2012 by Kim D. Garcia

Kamyra Childs was “Caught” being safe on her way to school. Kamyra was riding her bike while mom jogged alongside her to insure her safe arrival. Kamyra was wearing an approved helmet and following all pedestrian rules when Garrison Safety spotted her. Kamyra received a “Caught” being safe back pack with a $30 Exchange gift…

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AER scholarships applications available now

Posted February 1, 2013 by Army Emergency Relief Program

Army Emergency Relief was incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. It is the Army’s own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to “Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own.” The AER program provides commanders a valuable tool to help accomplish their basic command responsibility for…

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CYSS offers discounted childcare rates for furloughed civilians

Posted July 5, 2013 by Martina Shipman

In light of the announcement that Department of Army Civilians will be furloughed 11 days beginning July 8, Family and MWR has made arrangements to offer reduced childcare fees for furloughed families during the 11-week period. FMWR hopes that this reduction will relieve some of the financial burden for Fort Irwin families during the furlough….

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Is your family prepared for an emergency? The Ready Army program can help

Posted September 6, 2013 by David J. Pitts

Ready Army is the Army’s proactive campaign to increase the resilience of the Army community and enhance the readiness of the force by informing Soldiers, their Families, Army Civilians and contractors of relevant hazards and encouraging them to “Be Informed, Make A Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved.” Through outreach and education, Ready Army…

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Goodwill Southern California helping Fort Irwin Veterans find employment

Posted September 6, 2013 by Sasha Itzikman

The Goodwill Southern California Transitioning Veteran Employment Program is celebrating nearly one year of service at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin by hosting a military appreciation barbecue with food, beverages, prizes and honored speakers. The anniversary event is being co-hosted with the Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) at Kyle Coyote Spray Park…

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Parent to Parent to host reading workshop, book exchange

Posted September 6, 2013 by Karen Knott

The Fort Irwin Parent to Parent team and the Post Library are offering parents a chance to exchange gently used books their kids have outgrown for “new” ones.

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Generous Community

Posted September 6, 2013 by

  The Feds Feed Families campaign on Fort Irwin concluded with a donation of food totaling almost 15,000 pounds to several programs that help community members of Barstow, Calif. The Fort Irwin Commissary, directed by Cynthia Hernandez, loaded onto a delivery truck and van: canned food, dried food items, watermelons, potatoes and bottled water for…

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Changing of the Stole

Posted September 6, 2013 by

Photo courtesy of Center Chapel The Contemporary Protestant Worship Service that meets at 11 a.m. every Sunday morning at the Fort Irwin Center Chapel was able to participate in the “Changing of the Stole Ceremony” between Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Doug Prentice and Chaplain (Maj.) Bart Herndon, July 28. Chaplain Prentice was departing for a follow-on…

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