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NTC Has New Commander

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Fort Irwin, Calif – On a brisk November morning, Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater assumed command of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin here. Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II presided over the ceremony, officially handing over the command to Broadwater. Donahue praised Broadwater’s ability to quickly transition into the position of commanding general, after…

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Wine Shop… At Home?

Posted December 2, 2016 by Story by Jennifer N. Simpson

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – As a brand new United States Army spouse, Bethany Vogel has adjusted to her new Army life by becoming a Wine Shop At Home consultant giving the Fort Irwin community new reasons to get together. Recently, Vogel teamed up to host a Jewelry & Wine evening event here at the Sandy…

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DES Gives Back

Posted December 2, 2016 by Photos and Story by Ken Drylie

Fort Irwin, Calif – The Department of Emergency Services held a Thanksgiving Holiday food basket and decorating contest for the benefit of some deserving Fort Irwin community members on November 21. The second annual competition was held at the DES headquarters where eight different teams created holiday meals and table decorations, which were later donated…

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Thanksgiving at the NTC

Posted December 2, 2016 by Photos and Story by Ken Drylie

The holiday season kicked off at the National Training Center with a Thanksgiving Holiday meal on November 22 at DEFAC #2 here. The meal was prepared by the troopers of the 11th Cavalry Regiment, who put out a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, commanding general of the National Training…

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Let’s “Speek About It” – Wreaths!

Posted December 2, 2016 by Story by Jennifer N. Simpson

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – As the holiday season approaches, each family gears up in their own, special way by decorating their house, inside and out, and Melissa Speek’s house will be the one house on the block you won’t want to miss. Speek is a United States Army spouse here at Fort Irwin with a…

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TAX CENTER OPENING SOON

Posted December 2, 2016 by 1LT Cadence Tuttle

Starting January 24, 2017, the Tax Center will offer free tax preparation services by certified Soldier and Civilian tax preparers.  The Tax Center is located at Building 230 and is operated by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Legal Assistance Office.  The hours of operation are every Monday through Friday, 0900 – 1600 and…

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U.S. Army photo by Capt. Albert Jernegan, 11th ACR PAO
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NTC and Fort Irwin Celebrate Veterans Day

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Soldiers and Commanders from all major units stationed at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin joined with members of several Southern California communities to honor the service of members of the Armed Forces during Veterans Day ceremonies on Friday Nov 11th. Veterans Day events included parades in Los Angeles and Victorville, as well as…

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FOR HDW NTC Soldiers vie in Las Vegas Military Culinary Competition

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While most of Fort Irwin Soldiers were chilling out on the Veterans Day holiday weekend, maybe with some backyard grilling and football watching, eight National Training Center Soldiers got in closer to some action in the heart of Las Vegas, at the 13th Annual Military Hospitality Alliance Military Culinary Competition. Eight culinary specialists from the…

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Army photograph By Capt. Fernando Ochoa
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311th ESC Brigades conduct joint operations

Posted November 28, 2016 by Capt. Fernando Ochoa

Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, visited Col. Toni Glover, 650th Regional Support Group commander, and Col. Chris Barra, 304th Sustainment Brigade commander, at the Fort Irwin National Training Center Nov. 17-20.

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Native-American vets to bring fresh produce, healing to LA food desert

Posted November 23, 2016 by David Vergun

Once upon a time, the oak-tree-lined Los Angeles River meandered for 48 miles from Simi Hills to the Pacific Ocean. Native Tongva people collected acorns along the banks, fished for chinook and salmon and drank the water.

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