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Army helo crashes at Fort Irwin, two dead

Posted January 21, 2018 by

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. The crash, at approximately 1 a.m., Jan. 20, killed two soldiers on board.

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Fort Irwin highlights safety before the holidays

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Police are increasing patrols and setting up sobriety checkpoints this holiday season to ensure all Soldiers, Civilians and family members get home safely. The heightened vigilance coincides with National Drunk, Drugged Driving Prevention Month, declared by the U.S. President every December to raise awareness about the consequences of…

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Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Donates 200 Coats to Homeless

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — During the month of November, the Fort Irwin Sergeant Audie Murphy Club collected more than 200 coats, sweaters and other cold-weather gear during its community coat drive. The club donated the coats to the Desert Manna homeless shelter in Barstow. The coat drive asked members of the Fort Irwin community to…

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Community Calendar: January

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JAN 05 Dive-In Movie Night – Central Intelligence, 6 p.m., Oasis Pool, Second St., Bldg. 325 Watch Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart bring their comedic personalities together for this hilarious film! Bring your inner tube and kick back and relax! Contact (760) 380-3046. JAN 06 Fitness Resolution Fair, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.,…

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Fort Irwin Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Tree Lighting, Market

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— On December 1, Fort Irwin’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation team transformed the Town Center into a slice of holiday cheer complete with a towering tree, an ice skating rink and a choir of carolers. More than 1,500 people attended the annual Holiday Market and Tree Lighting, according to MWR estimates. The…

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New Hospital, New Year, New Baby

Posted January 5, 2018 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— The Mother Baby Unit within the Weed Army Community Hospital here, began the New Year by welcoming the first baby of 2018 to the National Training Center, Jan. 2. “We weren’t expecting to be the first baby since it was so late in the day.  We thought there was going to…

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Fort Irwin Soldiers Lift Spirits of Hospitalized Children

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Jo Garrison

Loma Linda, Calif -Soldiers with 2916th Aviation Battalion from the National Training Center lifted the spirits of children at Loma Linda’s Children Hematology and Oncology Pediatric Clinic with donated toys Dec. 13. “A lot of these children don’t get to go outside and play with friends, get in the dirt and do normal kid things…

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USAF F35’s train at the National Training Center

Posted December 4, 2017 by Capt. Albert Jernegan

Army photograph by Sgt. Nikayla Shodeen An F35A Lightning II stealth fighter from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., skims the mountain tops of the National Training Center’s central corridor during Decisive Action rotation 18-02 in support of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov….

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Fort Irwin Earns Federal Award for Water Conservation

Posted December 1, 2017 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Energy recognized Fort Irwin’s water conservation program as one of the top in the federal government Nov. 2 by presenting installation representatives with a Federal Energy and Water Management award. The award highlights federal organizations and agencies for “outstanding contributions” to energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving at NTC

Posted December 1, 2017 by by Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers, family members and civilians joined installation senior leadership for a traditional Thanksgiving feast here, Nov. 24. National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander, Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, and Sgt. Maj. Robin Bolmer served patrons of Dining Facility 2, which set out a spread that included turkey, roast beef, lobster and…

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