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Tough love in this harsh, beautiful desert

Posted February 6, 2015 by Col. Todd Kimura

Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office The commander of Fort Irwin Dental Clinic Command, Col Todd Kimura, and his daughter, Hannah, participated in the December Resiliency Week chili cook-off with their recipe, “Boiler Tailgate DENTAC Chili.” Kimura says, “Here at the National Training Center we demonstrate day by day our ‘tough’ love through loyalty…

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Defeat Monster Mouth!

Posted February 6, 2015 by Maj. Kristy Hayes

February is Children’s Dental Health Month and at the Fort Irwin Pediatric Dental Clinic we love to see kids smile! Here are some tips to help keep those smiles sparkling. Brush: Brushing twice daily with toothpaste that contains fluoride is an important part of your child’s routine. Fluoridated toothpaste may be used as early as…

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News Briefs February 6, 2015

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Ongoing Tax filing services. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Tax center, building 230. Free tax services available to active duty military personnel (including Reserves and National Guard on orders for 30 days or more), their dependents, and military retirees. Call 380-3604. feb 11 African American/Black History Month Celebration. 11:30 a.m. – 1…

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Gray Eagle soars above NTC

Posted February 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft flies at the National Training Center, Jan. 9. Soldiers of B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment, put into flight a MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft here, Jan. 9. The “Flying Tigers” company operates Gray Eagles and their duty is to provide mission-configured, unmanned aircraft system support to division combat aviation,…

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Replicating accurate unconventional warfare threats

Posted February 6, 2015 by Capt. Jessica Edmonds and 1st Lt. Evan FitzGerald,

Throughout Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, the prevalence of roadside bombs and unconventional tactics brought about the development of counter insurgency operations.

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Arctic Wolves prove their endurance

Posted February 6, 2015 by Sgt. Sean Callahan

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Arctic Wolves” from Fort Wainwright, Alaska conducted an 18-day training here that concluded Feb. 5.

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DPW plans for future

Posted February 6, 2015 by Jason Miller

The Real Property Master Planning Division, Directorate of Public Works, hosted an Installation Infrastructure Visioning Practicum here, Jan. 21-23. The hands-on workshop developed a vision plan, which lays the foundation for the installation’s real property master plan that will be developed over the next six months.

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Lewis Elementary succeeding per district strategy

Posted February 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A group of educators and parents met to provide input for the best strategy in sustaining success and making improvements at Lewis Elementary School here, Jan. 26.

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Cantonment burros moved to wilder pastures

Posted January 9, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Louis Andreas, lead wrangler with Bureau of Land Management at Ridgecrest, Calif., oversees three burros moving toward a trailer, Dec. 4. Six burros – three females and three males – trotted off a trailer and into the desert at a remote, northeast section of the National Training Center, Dec. 16. The burros became…

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Sharing holiday cheer with military, community leaders

Posted January 9, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC (Left to right) Aide-de-camp 1st Lt. Daniel Bukema, Kim Creed, and National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin. Martin presented Creed with a commemorative medal he hand-crafted. The medal is in honor of her son Cpl. Matthew Creed, who was killed in action in 2006 during…

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