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Fort Irwin serves up summer fun

Posted August 4, 2017 by

The weather may be hot, but that isn’t stopping the action at Fort Irwin. Programs and facilities on post are offering a wide range of activities this month, from tried and true favorites like bowling to the all-new paddle board jousting. Whether you are looking to relax or find some thrills, here are a few…

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Community Calendar

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Nov. 7 Newberry Springs Pistachio Festival. 9 a.m. 30884 Newberry Road. Free admission. Pistachio, food, barbecue, crafts vendors. Bounce house and games. Coloring contest. T-shirts. Vendors needed; call Jill at 257-1072. Nov. 8 USO Show. 4 p.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. Free music show by Bob Hope USO of Ontario performing patriotic, holiday, Big Band,…

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Community Calendar 05/01/2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by emmauribe

Spotlight event “Aladin the Play” sponsored by SKIESUnlimited. Ingalls Recreation Center. Register by May 22. June 6 performance; auditions, June 1, 9-11 a.m.; rehearsals, June 1-6, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. For youth, first through 12th grade. Approximately 50 roles available for local students. No advance preparation is necessary. Most students rehearse approximately 4.5 hours each…

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Replicating accurate unconventional warfare threats

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

Throughout Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, the prevalence of roadside bombs and unconventional tactics brought about the development of counter insurgency operations. At the National Training Center, the unconventional or irregular fight is one that occurs at the same time as force-on-force battles during training rotations. One organization that deals with irregular tactics…

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Movie in the Park

Posted June 29, 2016 by By Diamante Byrne

FORT IRWIN -The Fort Irwin Community gathered together to watch the comedy adventure ZooTopia at the Cracker Jack Flats housing area here, on Monday, June 27, 2016. Over 150 eager people enjoyed complimentary smoothies and organic popcorn provided by the Cracker Jack Flats Mayors and several community volunteers. Parents and children anxiously awaited the desert…

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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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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted March 3, 2017 by Story/Photo By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif — Service to the Armed Forces Division (SAF) of the American Red Cross organized a Blood Drive, Feb. 10.  87 Soldiers, family member, and civilian employees came out to donate blood. “Every 2 seconds someone needs blood in the united states,” stated Robert Bahler, Account Manager for American Red Cross, Biomedical Services…

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The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s NCO/Soldier of the 4th Quarter Competition

Posted June 2, 2017 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted an intense competition in order to determine the Regiment’s most exceptional Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier for the 4th Quarter, fiscal year 2017, May 16. The military board has been used as a tool to evaluate the knowledge and military bearing of Soldiers throughout the Army’s…

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Corps of Engineers, top brass cut ribbon on DOD’s 1st LEED-Platinum hospital

Posted September 27, 2017 by Dena O'Dell

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District helped cut the ribbon Sept. 21 on the Department of Defense’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Platinum hospital.

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New commander for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Irwin

Posted August 7, 2015 by Story and photos by Leslie Ozawa

The son of a former commander of the National Training Center took the leadership role for the garrison here during a ceremony, July 15. Colonel G. Scott Taylor became the commander of United States Army Garrison at Fort Irwin after receiving a guidon from Thomas Schoenbeck, director of Central Region for Installation Management Command. During…

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