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You have to start with a dream

Posted April 3, 2015 by Story and photo by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin celebrated Women’s History Month with a ceremony at a packed venue here, March 11. Sandy Basin Community Center was standing room only for an event that featured Col. Cathy Walter, deputy commander of Nursing Services with United States Army Medical Department Activity here, as the guest speaker. The theme for the annual observance…

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Military, Civilian Spouses’ club kicks off season, welcomes new members

Posted September 1, 2017 by

The Military and Civilian Spouses’ Club of Fort Irwin ushered in a new year of club activities at its annual super sign-up event on Aug. 24. The event, held at Sam Adams, provided spouses with the opportunity to join the club and meet current members, talk with representatives of community organizations, and shop the wares…

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Fort Irwin supports Rose Bowl game

Posted February 5, 2016 by Public Affairs Office

A joint service military color guard and the commander of this installation supported the Rose Bowl college football game, Jan. 1. The color guard consisted of eight servicemembers from the Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy and Army with a senior non-commissioned officer-in-charge. The detail presented the services’ flags and the colors of the nation…

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Community Calendar 04-06-18

Posted April 6, 2018 by

APRIL 07 Run for the Fallen, 7 a.m., Painted Rocks Run for the Fallen is a national event honoring every service member who has died during the War on Terror while on active duty or as a result of active duty. The route covers 6,000 miles across 19 states on its way to Arlington National…

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Haloween Trunk or Treat

Posted November 4, 2016 by Story by Jennifer Simpson

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Soldiers, family members, and civilians celebrated Halloween with coloring potion sheets, skull decorating, a zombie bus, a witch hunt, costume contests, and the post Trunk or Treat contest and candy collection here Monday. With over 19 different Trunk or Treat opportunities, children of all ages collected candy while dressed in fun…

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Dental unit welcomes new commander

Posted August 7, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

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, who presided over the change of command and is commander of Fort Carson Dental Activity. Tomsett arrives from Fort Leavenworth,…

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Snake bite season begins

Posted April 6, 2018 by NTC Safety Office

March is the beginning of snake bite season in Southern California.  Rattlesnakes are typically active from April until September.  About 221 snake bites are reported in the state annually, however the fatality rate for snake bites is less than one-half of one percent.    There are seven different species of rattlesnakes found in Southern California,…

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Unmanned aerial vehicle to provide battlefield intelligence

Posted September 2, 2016 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers may someday have a new set of eyes on the battlefield thanks to a small unmanned aerial vehicle so new that it doesn’t yet have a name. The “battlefield” where the unmanned aerial vehicle is currently being evaluated and employed in training exercises is the National Training Center here at…

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Tax Center opens for business

Posted February 6, 2015 by Story and photo by Leslie Ozawa

Fort Irwin’s Tax Center opened Jan. 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony by National Training Center Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers. The tax center offers free tax preparation services by tax preparers certified by the Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board. The center is located at…

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