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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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Evening marks end of scouting year

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

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Tables covered with blue and gold decorations, pool noodles transformed into Star Wars sabers, and children of all ages joyously ran around the Sandy Basin Community Center in celebration to mark the end of another scouting year for Pack 67 on March 14. Moderator for the evening, Cub Master Richard Lewis…

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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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On the cutting edge of fun

Posted February 6, 2015 by By Jason Miller

Local military kids enjoyed a trip to Inscription Canyon with the EDGE! program while touring the high desert in the Desert Discovery Tour Polaris RZR off-road vehicles, Jan. 10. “On the trip, the kiddos got a photo opportunity at the Pizka Indian petroglyphs, a local Native American historical site, and visited an old Pony Express…

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Oktoberfest brings German culture to Fort Irwin

Posted November 3, 2017 by By David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin community had the opportunity to share in the worldwide tradition of Oktoberfest celebrating German culture on Oct. 12. The original Oktoberfest is an annual event held in Munich, Germany for two weeks that celebrates Bavarian culture with food, beverages, music, carnival rides and a parade. The Fort Irwin…

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NCOs: Tune in to talk leader development during ‘Town Hall 2’

Posted June 20, 2016 by Supunnee Ulibarri

Army photograph The State of NCO Development Town Hall 2 is June 23. 2016. The chat room is open from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT. The senior leader panel discussion is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Watch and participate live in the chat room at www.emc.army.mil/broadcast, or ask questions via social media. Upload your…

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B Co., 229th Avn. Regt. Soldier remembered as warrior and friend at Fort Irwin memorial service

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — U.S. Army Spc. Javier Majak was deployed serving as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Maintainer in support of Operation Inherent Resolve with B Co. 229 Aviation Regiment, 2916th Aviation Battalion, when he fell ill from an aggressive form of cancer. He died Feb. 13. Majak, 32, was loved by many. His…

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1916th Battalion’s Desert Warriors celebrate fall festival

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

On the late afternoon of Sept. 21, more than 300 Soldiers and family members of the 1916th Support Battalion and their kin took a break from training day 12 to celebrate their second fall festival at the battalion’s motor pool here. “We perform excellently in NTC and during rotations, hands down, but this is about…

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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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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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