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Commissary awards scholarship

Posted August 7, 2015 by Jason Miller

Jason Miller From left: Stephen MacAfee, S & K Sales associate; Qahir Abdur-Rahman, Fort Irwin Commissary store director; Alex Nguyen, scholarship recipient; Michele Nguyen, Alex’s mom and; Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Nguyen, Alex’s dad. Alex received a $2,000 educational scholarship as part of the 2015 Scholarships for Military Children program here, July 8. The Fort…

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Get a refund for gasoline taxes

Posted August 7, 2015 by Capt. Jacob Gadd

The California gasoline tax refund could save you hundreds of dollars every year. In order to maintain California’s many highways, the state taxes every gallon of fuel that you put into your car (even gas purchased on post). This is reasonable, because we all know what it is like to drive on poorly maintained roads,…

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Notarial services available here

Posted August 7, 2015 by Jessaka Menzie, Legal Assistance Attorney

Have you ever needed to get something notarized or get a certified copy of a document? This article is intended to clear up any misconceptions about what can be notarized or certified at the Fort Irwin Legal Assistance Office. It is important to understand that there are two types of notaries in the Legal Assistance…

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Dental unit welcomes new commander

Posted August 7, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Commander of Fort Irwin Dental Clinic Command, Lt. Col. Kelley Tomsett, speaks at her change of command ceremony, July 7. Dental Clinic Command received a new leader during a change of command ceremony here, July 7. Lt. Col. Kelley Tomsett took hold of the colors for the Fort Irwin dental unit from Col. Michael Mahoney,…

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Brotherhood of professionals protecting lives, property

Posted August 7, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin Fire Department personnel heeding the call to assist in the Lake Fire: Wayne Van Luven, engineer, who has served here 23 years; Eddie Plaxton, firefighter, who has served here nine years; Capt. Rhett Warsaw, captain of medic engine 411 for B shift, and; Eric Evans, firefighter paramedic, who has served here since September…

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ACS serving Soldiers, Families for 50 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Cutting the Army Community Service birthday cake: ACS Director Kevin Ware, Mrs. Leann Martin, FMWR Director Sonia Betancourt and Fort Irwin U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Scott Taylor. Fort Irwin celebrated the 50th year of Army Community Service with a ceremony attended by program staff, leadership and community members here, July 22. Kevin Ware, director…

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Blackhorse Association a connection to history, tradition

Posted August 7, 2015 by Sgt. Eric Thurman

From across the country, Veterans from the Blackhorse Association, along with their families, attended a homecoming with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment here, June 12.

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The Box debuts at Fort Irwin Resiliency Center

Posted July 5, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Walk into Fort Irwin’s recently made-over fitness center and you see clues about what it used to be – a gym with hardwood floors and basketball backboards.

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11th ACR field ammunition supply point opens

Posted July 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Sgt. 1st Class Charles Price (right) briefs National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin on a new field ammunition supply point of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, June 16. Price is non-commissioned officer in charge of the facility. Warrant Officer 1 Kari Gibbs (left), 11th ACR ammunition technician, and Price planned,…

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New NTC, Fort Irwin signs installed on I-15

Posted July 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A crew from California Department of Transportation District 8 (San Bernardino and Riverside County) lifts a sign to be installed on Interstate 15 for the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, June 11. For the first time, the National Training Center and Fort Irwin have been designated together on highway signs near the off-ramps for…

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