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Wine Shop… At Home?

Posted December 2, 2016 by Story by Jennifer N. Simpson

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – As a brand new United States Army spouse, Bethany Vogel has adjusted to her new Army life by becoming a Wine Shop At Home consultant giving the Fort Irwin community new reasons to get together. Recently, Vogel teamed up to host a Jewelry & Wine evening event here at the Sandy…

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Office offers legal assistance, special victim counsel services

Posted April 7, 2017 by CPT Thomas Neumann

As many of us have found out the hard way, the civilian world keeps moving even after we have signed on the dotted line, raised our hands, and taken our oath to protect and defend the Constitution of United States.  Unfortunately, what happens in the civilian world doesn’t always stay in the civilian world, and…

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238th ASOS at the National Training Center

Posted July 7, 2017 by emmauribe

Fort Irwin, Calif. — The 238th Air Support Operations Squadron, Mississippi Air National Guard, is conducting close air support at the National Training Center during the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team’s rotation. The Meridian, Mississippi, based 238th ASOS, has members with over thirteen years of experience in the Tactical Air Control Party field. The unit…

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

Posted November 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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USAG Fort Irwin begins acculturation program

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

Leadership of United States Army Garrison at Fort Irwin implemented a program that encompasses new employee orientation and workforce development for the garrison organization. The first Acculturation Program meeting took place Nov. 12 with directors, managers and supervisors in attendance to review the program and provide feedback at day’s end. The USAG Fort Irwin commander,…

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Experts emerge: 33 awarded EFMB

Posted January 8, 2016 by Story and photos by Michael Beaton, Public Affairs Officer

Given the traditional 15 to 20 percent pass rate, the Expert Field Medical Badge stands apart as one of the most prestigious and hard won awards an Army medical professional can obtain. Soldiers know and speak of the badge chiefly by its acronym, EFMB, and it is synonymous with three ‘T’s”: technical ability, tactical proficiency…

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DES building SRT team, partnering with agencies

Posted May 6, 2016 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

The Directorate of Emergency Services selected leadership for a special reaction team and has begun a partnership with an Army National Guard military police unit to support the security and safety mission of Fort Irwin. The DES sergeant major, Sgt. Maj. Randy Cheadle, stated that Capt. Dennis Johnson has been designated as the officer-in-charge and…

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Good weather breaking out the bicycles on Fort Irwin

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Now that the weather has turned markedly cooler, more Fort Irwin bicyclists have their wheels down on the paved roads and trails around Fort Irwin and beyond. Keeping the bikes rolling is a big job at Fort Irwin Outdoor Recreation on Goldstone Road, just past the new water treatment plant.    “We get all kinds…

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Santa Sighted!

Posted January 6, 2017 by Story by Jennifer N. Simpson

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – There was no shortage of opportunities for children of all ages to see the famous duo, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Clause, and their elves to make their holiday wishes, here, during the month of December. From the Main Post Helipad to the Veterinary Treatment Facility, Clause was sighted around post handing…

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Army Chief of Staff visits cyber Soldiers at NTC

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Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Chuck Burden Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley listens to a briefing from Soldiers of the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade during a visit to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., May 9, 2017. The Soldiers, members of the brigade’s Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) Support to…

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