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A service invested in your community

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring. “Currently, the Service Station on Langford Lake Road is undergoing an image upgrade to make it look more appealing for our customers and to increase efficiency related to customer service,” stated…

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News Briefs March 2015

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Ongoing Free tax filing services. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Tax center, building 230. Available to active duty military personnel (including Reserves and National Guard on orders for 30 days or more), their dependents, and military retirees. Call 380-3604. March 9 Army Emergency Relief Kick-off Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. Fort Irwin Event Center….

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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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Black Jack brigade finishes training

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Photo by Sgt. Henrique Luiz de Holleben, Operations Group Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, plan a casualty evacuation during decisive action rotation 15-05 here, Feb. 24.   The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas, completed 14 days of training…

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Fort Irwin construction season in full swing

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

With warmer weather and longer days, you’ll see more of them – in their optical green and orange safety vests and hardhats, working on the other side of construction cones, barriers and fences.

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Touching lives by appreciating, thanking others

Posted March 6, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Helice “Sparky” Bridges, a world-renown motivational speaker, calls for volunteers to demonstrate the Blue Ribbon ceremony to express their appreciation and thanks to others they know, during a student and community rally at Fort Irwin Freedom Fitness gym, Feb. 20.   World-renown motivational speaker Helice “Sparky” Bridges worked with 400 Fort Irwin Middle School fifth…

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Irwin, High Desert communities look toward energy conservation

Posted March 6, 2015 by G. A. Volb

Good stewardship of taxpayer funding and natural resources is a Department of Defense priority, with facilities worldwide looking toward more efficient methods of operating.

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Fort Irwin water system explained

Posted March 6, 2015 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s Water System is operated under a privatization contract with CH2MHill. As the system ownership is not transferred to CH2MHill, compliance responsibilities still reside with the United States Army. Fort Irwin has two water systems – a reverse osmosis and a domestic use system. The DU water is higher than the California standard in…

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted March 6, 2015 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s water permit requires Fort Irwin to notify the public quarterly of the following: This is an alert about your drinking water and a cosmetic dental problem that might affect children under 9 years of age. At low levels, fluoride can help prevent cavities, but children drinking water containing more than 2 milligrams per…

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