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Gearing up for busier-than-normal PCS season

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Commanding General, Garrison leaders,  Housing prepare sponsors and Soldiers for summer 2019’s permanent change of station period FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Each summer at Fort Irwin makes way for a busy PCS (permanent change of station) season and Commanding Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater said there will be even more traffic at the National Training Center…

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MCSC hosts Mardi Gras-style luncheon

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — More than 50 spouses showed up for the Military Civilian and Spouses Club’s (MCSC) monthly luncheon, many of them decked out in bright colors, beads, feathers and masks. The theme for the March luncheon was Mardi-Gras style and some spouses chose to wear festive attire. The menu was carne asada tacos…

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Upcoming Events/Movie List

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Upcoming Events *Military Ball tickets are on sale for the Operations Group. Visit “NTC Operations Group Ball 2019” on Facebook. *Live #FacebookRoundup every Wednesday at 2:30p.m., where the Garrison Office answers your questions on the official “Fort Irwin” Facebook page and KNTC 89.5FM The Heat radio April 2019 Calendar: -4/1: CG’s Sponsorship & PCS Town…

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Last-minute ways to reduce your taxable income

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Fort Irwin Tax Center and Legal Assistance Office

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The end of the tax season is rapidly approaching, and the Tax Center wants to provide some last-minute information about how to reduce your taxable income. Taxable income is your gross income after you subtract all of the deductions that the IRS allows.  One of these deductions is a contribution to…

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DES meets with youth to talk curfew, being alert in public

Posted April 5, 2019 by DES Contribution to the Fort Irwin High Desert Warrior Newspaper

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Directorate of Emergency Services (DES), collaborated with the School Liaison/Youth Center staff and facilitated a Crime Prevention and Traffic Safety presentation at the Youth Center on March 6. During the presentation, DES reviewed curfew and quiet hour policies, explained the importance of securing personal items, and discussed how…

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High Desert Happenings: A day of relaxation at Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa Resort

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

CORONA, Calif. — I recently got the chance to cash in on a Valentine’s Day gift my husband gave me and I couldn’t keep this experience to myself. The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Retreat is about two hours from Fort Irwin in Corona, Calif. It’s the perfect spot for a quick day-trip getaway. I saw…

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Popular comedians bring laughter and cheer to NTC in 2, separate events

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Some nationally-known comedians visited the National Training Center in February to bring our military community some laughs. The Family and MWR featured four comics— Dante Rusciolelli, Crystal Powell, Jessica Wellington and Rebekah Kochan from the Last Comic Standing at Shockwave. About 100 turned out for a good time and even had…

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Feeding Hungry Soldiers:

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photo by Casey Slusser

Fort Irwin families reach out to forgotten population on post FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Victoria Molina spends hours each day in the kitchen cooking up meals, but it’s not for her own husband or family.  Molina is making meals for a population on post that is often forgotten. This forgotten group is our single soldiers…

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Special needs services: Highlighting one of the many programs within ACS

Posted April 5, 2019 by by David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a service for military families with special needs. The Army designed the EFMP to be a comprehensive, coordinated, multi-agency program that provides community support, housing, medical, educational, and personnel services to military families with special needs. Approximately 10% of Army Families have members with…

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Weed Army Community Hospital, Department of Behavioral Health, excels during its 2019 Joint Commission Accreditation

Posted April 5, 2019 by By Lt. Col. Ulu E. Porter, Chief DBH

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Weed Army Community Hospital and its Department of Behavioral Health has started 2019 with a bang. With months of Joint Commission (JC) preparation, WACH entered the new year with feelings of both optimism and ambivalence. The latter was obvious, given the long-anticipated arrival of Joint Commission to survey WACH in January….

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