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MCSC kicks off new year with breakfast-themed luncheon event

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story and Photos by Bonnie Conrad

FORT IRWIN, Calif — The Military and Civilians Spouses’ Club hosted their monthly luncheon in January and the theme’s inspiration came from the classic movie, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Each month, along with a new theme, the MCSC hosts a luncheon to support non-profit organizations in the Fort Irwin community. The spread included a fancy brunch…

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Kaplan University offers health science degree program

Posted October 13, 2015 by By Leslie Ozawa

Kaplan University, nationally known for its diverse, online college degree programs, has opened its doors at Fort Irwin with a new, “hybrid delivery” program – a blend of weekly lecture classes and web-based classes. The first class now underway is for students seeking an associate of science degree in health science. The class – an…

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Congratulations graduates!

Posted June 5, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

A consolidated graduation ceremony honored graduates of higher education here, May 12. The 18th annual ceremony hosted by the Fort Irwin Education Center recognized military servicemembers, family members and civilian employees of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. Almost 80 graduates completed a course of study leading to qualifications ranging from certificates of achievement…

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A service invested in your community

Posted March 6, 2015 by By Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring. “Currently, the Service Station on Langford Lake Road is undergoing an image upgrade to make it look more appealing for our customers and to increase efficiency related to customer service,” stated…

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Memorial Days

Posted June 3, 2016 by

San Diego, CA – The commanding general of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin officially kicked off the installations participation in Memorial Day ceremonies throughout Southern California by giving the keynote address at Miramar National Cemetery here. Maj. General Joseph Martin addressed the crowd of about 600 people during the Sunday afternoon ceremony. Before…

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A Bankruptcy Primer for Soldiers

Posted November 4, 2016 by Capt. Michael H. Chen

There are different reasons why we may become saddled with debt.  Sometimes, it is because we take out loans for necessary expenses.  Other times, it is through no fault of our own.  For example, we may incur debt because of unanticipated medical expenses or because someone else applied for credit cards in our name.  Regardless…

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Tax Season is Here

Posted February 3, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — United States Army Garrison command cut the ribbon marking the opening of the Tax Center on Jan. 24. U.S. Army Soldiers completed more than 120 hours of training with the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board to provide a free tax preparation service to the community.  Capt. Cadence Tuttle, Staff Judge…

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‘Dagger’ brigade leaves NTC ready for European rotation

Posted May 31, 2017 by Sgt. Michael C. Roach

Army photograph by Sgt. Michael C. Roach Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, evacuate a training casualty during an early morning attack on the mock -city of Razish during National Training Center Rotation 17-06, at Fort Irwin, Calif., May 5, 2017. Fort Riley’s [Kansas] 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry…

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Fort Irwin Army Education Center expands flexible opportunities through Trident University

Posted September 1, 2017 by By Jason Miller

Installation leadership along with representatives from Trident University cut a ceremonial ribbon at the Army Education Center Monday during an open house, in effect offering more flexible educational opportunities for the Fort Irwin community. Trident University’s presence is 100 percent online, which gives Soldiers, families and civilians flexibility, allowing community members the ability to better…

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Community Calendar: January

Posted January 5, 2018 by

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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