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Community celebrates Thanksgiving

Posted December 4, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

Soldiers, family members and the Fort Irwin community joined leadership of this installation and from units for a feast celebrating Thanksgiving here, Nov. 24. National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Joseph Martin and Command Sgt. Maj. Edison Rebuck served patrons of dining facility one, which set out a spread that included turkey,…

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Blackhorse Troopers march 38 miles to honor Barstow Veterans

Posted January 8, 2016 by By Capt. Dawne Divine

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin hosted its 19th Annual Regimental Long Walk, Dec. 14 and 15. The Regimental Long Walk is a two-day, 38-mile foot march from Fort Irwin to the Veterans Home of California in Barstow to honor local Veterans. Approximately 400 Soldiers, family members, and community residents of Fort Irwin…

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Celebrating contributions of women to nation and Army

Posted April 1, 2016 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated Women’s History Month at a ceremony held at Sandy Basin Community Center here, March 2. The celebration was hosted by the Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity office and Operations Group. The theme for this year’s national observance, which is held in March, is “Working to Form a More…

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End of an Era, The High Desert Warrior Goes Digital

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Ken Drylie

In 1981 the command of the New National Training Center published the NTC’s first newspaper, the Combined Arms Monitor. The name was chosen by committee, the final name a combination of two submissions by Lieutenant’s Patrick Quinn, from Weed Army Hospital and Kenneth Knox, aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. James Bramlett, the first commander of the…

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Red Cross Deliver Holiday Cards

Posted January 6, 2017 by Story/Photos By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – The American Red Cross, Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) division, handed out holiday cards to veterans at Barstow Veterans Home, Dec. 19. Every year the Red Cross deliver donated holiday cards from their Holiday Mail for Heroes program to local military facilities, veteran’s homes and hospitals and military family support groups. …

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Monthly CGs Orientation Run

Posted May 5, 2017 by Story/Photo by David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — New Soldiers to the installation experienced a unique orientation to Fort Irwin during a run hosted by senior leadership, April, 27. The “CGs Orientation Run” is a monthly event, guided by Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, Commander of the National Training Center, which provides a highly motivated 3 – 4 mile run…

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Col Taylor Signs Off

Posted August 4, 2017 by

(Editor’s Note: The following is a farewell message from Col. G. Scott Taylor and his family. It was originally posted to the Ft Irwin Connection Facebook page) This is my final post on this page, at least under this picture and profile…it has been my privilege to serve the great Soldiers, Civilians, and Families of…

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October Calendar

Posted October 13, 2015 by

Ongoing Army Criminal Investigation Command recruiting Soldiers for CID special agents. As sworn federal law enforcement officers, agents are on the cutting edge of criminal investigative tactics and techniques. Go to www.cid.army.mil. Online Army Readiness Assessment Program Survey for Soldiers, DA civilians and NAF civilians assigned to USAG Fort Irwin. See your supervisor for access…

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Community Calendar 06/05/2015

Posted June 5, 2015 by

Now through Aug. 5 SAC Summer Camp. 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday. 1322 Pork Chop Hill. The Fort Irwin School Age Center Summer Camp Program accommodates children from kindergarten to fifth grade. SAC encourages physical, emotional, and social development through the following service areas: sports, fitness, and health options; life skills, citizenship…

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Inspiring a bright future from the past

Posted March 6, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin celebrated African American/Black History Month with a ceremony here, Feb. 11. This year’s theme was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.” The commander of the Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment – Lt. Col. James Stephens – said the event commemorated the “culture and accomplishments of our African American citizens…

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