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Fort Irwin July 4th celebration a blast!

Posted August 7, 2015 by Photos by Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin community honored the nation’s birthday by celebrating at the “Red, White and Boom” bash on Army Field here, July 4. Leadership, Soldiers of this installation, families, civilians and servicemembers of the rotational training unit attended the extravaganza that included food, games, music, camaraderie and a fireworks display. The band “Liquid Blue” covered…

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‘Flying Tigers’ to receive world-class facility

Posted February 5, 2016 by By Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin conducted a ground breaking ceremony for a facility that will support a unit that operates Army unmanned aircraft systems, Jan. 12. The complex will provide a headquarters for B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment, and house a fleet of 12 MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft. The unit known as…

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San Diego Padres honor Soldiers on field for Army birthday

Posted August 5, 2016 by Story and photos by Renita wickes

The San Diego Padres major league baseball organization honored the U.S. Army and Army National Guard with a pre-game celebration that included Soldiers and leadership of this installation, Jul 17. Sgt. Stephanie Jones, of the Fort Irwin Protocol office, sang the National Anthem She returned during the bottom of the eighth inning and sang God…

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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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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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Leadership, Soldiers support Veterans Day events

Posted December 4, 2015 by By Capt. Dawne Divine

Commanders and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin paid tribute to Veterans Day by attending and participating at several ceremonies in Southern California, Nov. 11. Locations of events supported included: Mountain View Memorial Park cemetery in Barstow; Veterans Home of California in Barstow; General Patton Memorial Museum at Chiriaco Summit; Victorville Veterans…

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Observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted October 21, 2016 by

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and The National Training Center conducted a walk and rally to end domestic violence at Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016. The walk was intended to bring a greater awareness to the fact that every nine seconds, a woman is abused in…

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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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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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