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Boy Scouts visit new hospital site at Fort Irwin

Posted November 4, 2016 by Kristen R. Schabert

Members of the Fort Irwin WEBELOS Cub Scout pack 67 recently visited the site of the new Weed Army Community Hospital, still under construction, to work on a badge and learn about what is involved in building such a large structure.

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Briefs

Posted November 4, 2016 by

TACTICAL AND TECH DAY NOV. 16. Fort Irwin’s annual Tactical and Technology Day will be at the Fort Irwin Event and Centering Center (Sam Adams, Bldg. 37) on Wed., Nov. 16, 1000-1400. Leadership tour is 0930-1000. This is an educational forum that all are encouraged to attend. To pre-register: http://www.FederalEvents.com/FortIrwin, click ‘pre-register’ on the left-hand…

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Fort Irwin Soldiers interrupt evening commute to save a life

Posted November 4, 2016 by By Kristen R Schabert

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — What began as a typical commute home for two Fort Irwin Army Medical Command Soldiers quickly turned into a tense and potentially life-saving evening when they came across a serious accident. Staff Sgt. Sydney Norris and Maj. Vernice Favor-Williams were carpooling together from their duty station at Fort Irwin to their…

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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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National Training Center Brings High Quality H2O

Posted November 4, 2016 by Story by Jason Miller

For Soldiers, Families and civilians living and working in the Mojave Desert, extreme temperatures and unforgiving winds is just a way of life. However, life would cease to exist in the desert, without the precious commodity of water. The National Training Center recently cut the ribbon on what is referred to be one of the…

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Fort Irwin Conducts Red Ribbon Week

Posted November 4, 2016 by Story/Photo by Jason Miller

The Fort Irwin Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) handed out bracelets at the Man Exchange to Soldiers, Families and civilians in support of Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 24. The drug free campaign of “You Only Live Once, Be Drug Free,” encourages the Fort Irwin community to take a stand against substance abuse and to educate…

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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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Fort Irwin Ten-Miler Team Completes Successful 2016 Campaign “Train the Force!”

Posted November 4, 2016 by emmauribe

“Runners, set.” *BOOM* goes the artillery as over 24,000 participants careen through a blanket of smoke at the start line of the 32nd Annual Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 9.  Year after year, Columbus Day Weekend marks a time of reunion, reverence, remembrance, honor, and pride in Washington, D.C.  Runners from across the world – service members,…

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Fort Irwin celebrates Halloween

Posted November 2, 2016 by Jennifer Simpson

Army photograph by Jennifer Simpson Scarlett and Violet Polston decorate skulls at the Fort Irwin Halloween Trunk or Treat Oct. 31. 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 Oct. 31. With…

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Seizing the Objective

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Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge An OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle from Coldsteel Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, travels through the city of Dezashah en route to the objective, during NTC rotation 17-01, at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016. The purpose of this phase of the rotation was to…

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