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Boom! Bam! Pow! Smash!

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

MCSC Superhero party raises funds for military community FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Dozens of children and families welcomed the opportunity to dress up, have a good time and support a good cause, all at the same time. The Military and Civilian Spouses’ Club (MCSC) hosted its Spring Fundraiser on March 6 at the Sandy Basin…

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Mardi Gras event honors military members, gold Star Families

Posted April 5, 2019 by By Garrison Public Affairs

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Mardi Gras hit the desert as the first, Taste of the Bayou Casino Night, brought in dozens of guests on Feb. 23. The National Training Center/High Desert Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) hosted the fun-filled fundraiser with casino games, authentic Cajun and creole dishes, a live blues band,…

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Hearts, treats, sweets, kindness and love spread across Fort Irwin for Valentine’s Day

Posted March 1, 2019 by Stories by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Joshua Villagomez It was a chance to get a dirty AND get a little running in before Valentine’s Day. About two dozen runners came out for the MWR’s 3rd annual Dirty Hearts Powder 2K/5K on Feb. 9t. They braved the cold temperatures and drizzle, but there was still a good time had by all–especially the…

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Post Exchange hosts Valentine’s Day fashion show

Posted March 1, 2019 by AAFES contributing article

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fifteen models strutted their stuff during the AAFES Valentine’s Day Fashion Show at the PX. The models ranged in age from 14 months to their mid 20’s and all of the models were our dependents of the Military community here on Fort Irwin. Models were given 25 percent off the items…

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Christmas in January

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story by 1st Lt. Colton Begley Directorate of Emergency Services

DES, Car Club play Santa during extra holiday event on post and give away more than 2,000 gifts and 30 bike raffles FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Hundreds of children were treated to a second round of treats and gifts during the 8th annual Christmas in January event, hosted by the Directorate of Emergency Services (DES)….

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Veterans Day

Posted December 7, 2018 by

NFL Gameday Commanding General Jeffery Broadwater and about a dozen Fort Irwin soldiers joined Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner, Steve Mariucci and the NFL Gameday team live on set for a special “Salute to Service” Veterans Day show on Nov. 11 before the Los Angeles Rams football game. LA Rams Salute to Service Commanding General Jeffery…

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Upcoming Events

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Military Ball tickets are on sale for the Operations Group. Visit “NTC Operations Group Ball 2019” on Facebook Live #FacebookRoundup every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., where the Garrison Office answers your questions on the Facebook’s Fort Irwin Connections Facebook page December Calendar: –Through 12/15: Youth Winter Sports Season (760-380-7044) –Through 12/10: Letters to Santa: Post…

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MWR honors military families with annual spaghetti dinner

Posted December 7, 2018 by By Casey Slusser

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Each November the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month. This is to recognize the daily sacrifices these families make. Fort Irwin’s Family & Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) hosted its second annual Spaghetti dinner at the Sam Adams club on Nov. 14. This event is sponsored by MWR…

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Pop-Up Santa treats expecting parents to baby supplies

Posted December 7, 2018 by

150 expecting parents received more than a dozen complimentary gifts through the USO (United Service Organizations). They were all given a stroller-car seat combo, changing mattress, diapers, wipes, swaddler, baby monitor, baby books, music device, crib gift certificate and several other gift certificates.

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Oktoberfest 2018

Posted November 2, 2018 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

The smell of bratwursts and the sound of live, traditional German music filled the air at this year’s Fort Irwin Oktoberfest. Garrison Commander, Col. Krummich, helped kick off the event with the tapping of the keg. “Eins, zwei, drei, vier, prost!” That is ‘1, 2, 3, 4, cheers’ in English. As with past Oktoberfest events,…

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