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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted June 6, 2014 by

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 two milligrams per…

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Medal awarded for battle injury in 2003

Posted May 2, 2014 by Jason Miller

Pointing to a deployment patch on his right shoulder, Maj. Gen. Ted Martin spoke pointedly to a small audience of his experience while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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My friend has been assaulted, what do I do?

Posted May 2, 2014 by 1st Lt. Nicole Myers

If a friend has been assaulted, there are several things you can do to help. Ensure your friend is at a safe location away from the perpetrator. If not, take him or her to a safe place. If there is an immediate threat to the victim’s safety, contact military law enforcement or local police immediately….

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Fort Irwin community shows support for victims of sexual assault

Posted May 2, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

A sea of blue jean-covered legs filled streets on Fort Irwin as Soldiers, Families and civilians donned their denim in support of victims of sexual assault, April 10.

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Army requires providing of family, child support

Posted May 2, 2014 by Capt. Joseph D. Galli

Marriages sometime break down and the parties decide to separate. While this can be a difficult situation for all involved, it is important to understand the legal and administrative implications that arise when separating from your spouse. In addition to any applicable state law, Army regulation 608-99 outlines the obligations of Soldiers in connection with…

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Creativity for a good cause earns boy bicycle

Posted May 2, 2014 by Serina Viers

Fort Irwin’s Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force recently held a post-wide coloring contest to raise awareness in the community, and more than 450 children entered the competition.

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Performance Triad initiative to treat disease through prevention

Posted May 2, 2014 by Maj. Robyn Shelton

If you haven’t heard about the Performance Triad, you soon will. It is one of the Army Surgeon General’s top priorities in transforming Army medicine from a focus on treating disease to a prevention focused system of health. The Performance Triad is a shift toward a preventive medicine system that promotes a healthy lifestyle for…

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Easter egg hunt euphoria

Posted May 2, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

How do you get 1,000 people to an event on Fort Irwin?

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Autism Awareness

Posted May 2, 2014 by Evelyn Sandoval-Villalobos,

Fort Irwin community members came out to support Autism Awareness month during a walk here, April 2. April was Autism Awareness Month and the Exceptional Family Member Program held an awareness walk as an opportunity to educate the community about autism. Participants showed their support by wearing blue. What is Autism? According to www.autism-society..org, “Autism…

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Providing employment to community, supplies to Army organizations

Posted May 2, 2014 by Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. recently completed construction of the newest AbilityOne Base Supply Center located at the corner of South Depot Road and Inner Loop on Fort Irwin. This is the seventh BSC operated by The Lighthouse for the Blind, based in Seattle, Wash.

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