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Fort Irwins 5th Annual Denim Day Walk

Posted April 19, 2017 by

Army photograph by Pfc. Austin Anyzeski 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Troopers walk in support of Fort Irwin’s 5th Annual Denim Day Walk, promoting awareness of sexual harassment and assault, April 17, 2016. Denim Day is an annual international campaign to promote awareness of sexual assault and harassment, and to empower individuals to intervene in order…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

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

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Changing of the Stole marks transition in pastoral duties

Posted May 1, 2015 by Submitted by Valerie Adams, Family Life Coordinator

Pastoral duties for two religious services transitioned to three pastors during ceremonies at the main post chapel here, March 22 and 29. A Changing of the Stole ceremony March 22 was presided over by National Training Center and Fort Irwin Chaplain (Col.) Terry McBride. McBride oversaw Chaplain (Capt.) Wayne VandeKrol relinquish Multi-Cultural Gospel pastoral duties…

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Science on a sphere

Posted October 7, 2016 by

The historic Harvey House in Barstow served as the location that many would say was an “out of this world” experience as the Science on a Sphere exhibit officially opened. On hand to kick-off the event were dignitaries from NASA, Deep Space Network and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the High Desert and a handful of stars…

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Run/walk promotes children’s dental health

Posted April 7, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Dental Command (DENTAC) hosted its very first Tooth Decay 2K Run/Walk to promote children’s dental health awareness, here, March 11. Lt. Col. Kelley Tomsett, commander of Fort Irwin DENTAC, credited the idea to her senior non-commissioned officer’s (NCO) daughter who found it difficult to say tooth decay.  When…

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NTC shows its stuff and spirit at Barstow’s Mardi Gras Parade

Posted November 6, 2015 by Story and photos by Leslie Ozawa

The National Training Center was well represented in Barstow’s 83rd annual Mardi Gras Parade that unfolded on a mile and a half route down Barstow’s East Main Street in the early evening hours of Oct. 24. The Kiwanis Club-sponsored event drew thousands of Barstow residents who cheered on the hundreds of paraders, floats, vehicles, military…

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Lewis Elementary School Hosts annual Fall Carnival

Posted November 3, 2017 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The playground of Lewis Elementary School was transformed into a family-friendly Fall Carnival by the Parent Teacher Association Oct. 5. “It was pretty well done, it actually looked like carnival games,” said Tamara Ureno, a parent of a transitional kindergarten student at Lewis. Lewis Elementary is part of the Silver Valley…

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One-Stop ribbon cutting, improving quality of life on post

Posted September 6, 2018 by By Casey Slusser

FORT IRWIN, Calif — After a year of construction, renovation, and planning, Fort Irwin’s, One Stop is complete. The U.S. Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), along with the Garrison Commander, Col. Seth Krummrich, welcomed the Fort Irwin community to participate in the grand opening Aug. 6. Leaders hailed the opening of the…

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