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Food, snacks make a comeback at Bowling Center after four years

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story by Marion Taylor

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Family MWR held the grand opening of the Snack Center at the Fort Irwin Desert Winds Bowling Center on Jan. 31.  With much anticipation, Fort Irwin residents can now enjoy a typical bowling menu at the Desert Winds Bowling Center.  The snack bar closed in 2014 when the…

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Rolling in, rolling out day with Blackhorse Troopers

Posted February 1, 2019 by

Fort Irwin, Calif. — Warm food, camaraderie, comfort!  These are the things that come to mind when Blackhorse Troopers think of Roll-In Day.  Whether it’s been a long, hot rotation in the dead of summer, or a blustery, wet, miserable trip to the Box in the winter, Roll-In Day lifts our spirits and provides every…

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Holiday Time in Fort Irwin

Posted January 4, 2019 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Moments from the Christmas events at the National Training Center FORT IRWIN, Calif. —  Residents participated in several events around post to get into the holiday spirit. The Holiday Market and Tree Lighting ceremony and a “Breakfast with Santa” event kicked off all of the celebrations. Santa at the Helipad There were also photos with…

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Bringing blessings to the Box

Posted January 4, 2019 by Story and photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

NTC Chaplain Brown, fellow chaplains charter new programs, offer counseling & communion during rotational trainings in the field, as they ‘plant a spiritual rose in the desert’ FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ric Brown wasn’t even a teenager when he first knew he had a calling to minister to the masses—specifically, servicemembers….

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An Equestrian Christmas

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The High Desert Equestrian Club hosted “A Country Christmas,” complete with pony rides, horse riding demos and vendors. Many gathered at the Country Christmas event for grooming and horse care lessons, as well as the pony rides. Michelle Adams rides one of the horses at the event Many got into the holiday spirit at the…

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Ft. Irwin, California Formation of Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

Posted January 4, 2019 by

The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of stakeholder participation in the Installation Restoration Program process. Therefore, Fort Irwin is soliciting interest in establishing a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) to improve public participation and involve the community in the restoration decision-making process. The RAB is intended to include community members who reflect the diverse interests…

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Tax center opening soon

Posted January 4, 2019 by by Cpt. Kathleen Carroll

FORT IRWIN – Get ready to start the New Year off right and get your tax return prepared for free! Beginning Jan. 22, 2019, the Tax Center will offer free tax preparation services by certified Soldier and Civilian tax preparers. The Tax Center is located at Bldg. 230 and is operated by the Office of…

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Photos with Santa & the Grinch

Posted January 4, 2019 by

There were photos with Santa and the Grinch at the PX, that also included a marshmallow stacking contest, free face painting, an Ugly Sweater Contest, vendors and prizes.

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Childcare Providers on post prepare to serve children, parents even better

Posted January 4, 2019 by Story and photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN — Army policy allows for Child Youth Service offices to close twice a year and Dec.  21 was one of those days. CYS buildings were closed as about 85 providers participated in training that included youth safety, customer service, stress management, team building, process-focused and educational art for all youth ages, conducting proper…

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Life Navigation Goals

Posted January 4, 2019 by by Chaplain (Cpt.) Daniel Kim

FORT IRWIN (January 2019) ­— Every year we create New Year’s resolutions so that we can create a better version of ourselves.  But we often fail to follow through with these resolutions before February hits.  Why do we so often fail to meet our goals?  It is often because of an obsession of our past…

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