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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Soldiers of 2916th Battalion deploy to support U.S. Army mission in Iraq

Posted November 3, 2017 by By David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — On Oct. 2, deploying Soldiers from the 2916th B-229 Company arrived for a sendoff ceremony at the Freedom Fitness Center to a gym filled with friends, family members and loved ones. The Soldiers will deploy to strategic locations in Iraq in support of the U.S. Army’s mission there. They will relieve…

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Fort Irwin prepares for earthquakes with Great California ShakeOut Drill

Posted November 3, 2017 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — As part of the Great California ShakeOut drill, emergency services personnel at Fort Irwin reminded the community to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the event of a major earthquake. The drill took place on Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. and involved millions of participants around the world….

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Fort Irwin celebrates Physician Assistant Week 2017

Posted November 3, 2017 by By CPT Courtney Legendre

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— The Fort Irwin community and Weed Army Community Hospital (WACH) celebrated Physician Assistant (PA) week Oct. 5 with a luncheon and cake ceremony, calling attention to the importance of the profession to the Army’s mission. PAs are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who are certified in general medicine and are…

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Wendy’s High School Heisman Award recognizes Fort Irwin senior

Posted November 3, 2017 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. —  E.J. Ane, the son of Master Sgt. Eteru Ane and Mrs. Fionna Ane, was named a School Winner by the national Wendy’s High School Heisman competition Oct. 19. The award recognizes student athletes who exemplify excellence in the classroom, on the field and in their communities. Ane is a senior at…

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Newest members of Fort Irwin family welcomed during WACH transition

Posted November 3, 2017 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Obstetrician and Gynecological clinic staff presented the Teale family with a gift basket put together to celebrate the birth of the last baby born at old Weed Army Community Hospital Oct. 2. “All the staff was really nice.  It was a little crazy because half the stuff was moved to…

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Fort Irwin marks Halloween with Post-Wide Trick or Treat

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FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, Commanding General of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, along with Fort Irwin Garrison Commander Col. Seth Krummrich, set up a table at Commanders Loop to pass out goodies to the community during the Fort Irwin post-wide Trick or Treat Oct. 31. Soldiers with the 11th…

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311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)

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Army Reserve photograph by Capt. Eric Connor Soldiers from the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), based in Los Angeles, Calif., prepare to be exposed to CS gas as they wait inside a gas chamber at Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 14, 2017. A busy three-day battle assembly for Soldiers of the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), U.S. Army…

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National Training Center commends soldiers, civilians

Posted October 6, 2017 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— Installation leadership and community members congratulated U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians for their superior service and accomplishments during the Fiscal Year 2017 Quarterly Military and Civilian Awards Ceremony for Fourth Quarter here, Sept. 5. Commander of the National Training Center, Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater presided over the ceremony, which honored eight…

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United Arab Emirates troops train at Fort Irwin

Posted October 6, 2017 by Adriane Elliot

In an historic military moment, the United Arab Emirates military became the first Gulf State nation to attend and complete a training rotation at the Army's premier training site- the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017.

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