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Health & Safety

Why Denim Day?

Posted April 3, 2015 by Maj. Robyn Boehringer,

On April 8 at 9 a.m., residents of Fort Irwin will walk through the community in support of the Third Annual Fort Irwin Denim Day. Many have asked about the meaning behind Denim Day. The history of Denim Day begins with a story and unfortunately this was a true story. In Rome in 1997, an…

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Health & Safety

Focused on eliminating sexual assault

Posted April 3, 2015 by SHARP and PAO

The Department of the Army selected Fort Irwin’s deputy manager of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program here as the recipient of a prestigious honor.

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Local

Students practice the scientific method

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A group of leadership and community members grabbed clipboards and scoring sheets to judge science fair projects at Tiefort View Intermediate School here, March 9.

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Local

Listening to the community

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Department of the Army officials and leadership of this installation addressed Barstow civic and business leaders about Army-wide reductions during a meeting in Barstow, March 17.

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Sports

Paintball course opens at old golf driving range

Posted April 3, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Splattered paint marked the beginning of a new phase in the life of an underused pitch-and-putt course and driving range here.

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Center Chapel re-opens!

Posted April 3, 2015 by Chaplain (Maj.) Vincent Manuel

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin Religious Support Office celebrated the re-opening of the Center Chapel Sanctuary with two ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Sunday services, March 15.

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Local

Cleared for takeoff

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A ribbon cutting ceremony signaled the conclusion of construction for a landing strip project in the training area of this Army combat training center, March 3.

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Commentary

April 15 is around the corner

Posted April 2, 2015 by Capt. Joseph Galli,

The Fort Irwin Tax Center has been providing free tax preparation services to Soldiers, retirees, and their dependents, as well as all Reservists and members of the National Guard (on orders for more than 30 days), since Jan. 20. However, the tax center will only operate through April 15. United States taxpayers have until that…

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Local

Reserve Soldiers train, broadcast on ‘The Heat’

Posted March 6, 2015 by Sgt. Hector Corea

Soldiers of the 222nd Broadcast Operations Detachment and the 302nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment conducted battle training assembly here Feb. 6-9.

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Water purifiers hit their targets

Posted March 6, 2015 by Sgt. Hector Corea

Soldiers of the 968th Quartermaster Company conducted battle training assembly including range operations here, Feb. 7. The Tustin, California-based unit practiced their water purification mission and honed their marksmanship proficiencies during their two-day stay. “We’re out here doing realistic training and also trying to get more experience on the water purification systems,” said Sgt. 1st….

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