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‘Making a Difference’

Posted April 3, 2015 by Story and photo by Gustavo Bahena

Leadership of this installation kicked-off the annual Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign here at a morning ceremony, March 9. The AER breakfast guest speaker Guy Shields, communications and public affairs officer for AER headquarters and retired Army colonel, highlighted the theme of this year’s campaign called, “Making a Difference.” Fundraising for the AER fund is…

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AER campaign kicks off

Posted March 4, 2016 by Public Affairs Office

The Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign has kicked-off at Fort Irwin and will go through May 15. The Army-wide campaign takes place annually and aims to garner contributions for the program that helps Soldiers and their families with financial challenges. This year’s theme is “Never Leave a Soldier in Need.” According to an AER news…

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Hollywood actor Clyde Kusatsu actor talks at Fort Irwin about Asian experiences in America

Posted August 5, 2016 by

Hawaii-born stage and Hollywood actor Clyde Kusatsu, guest speaker at the National Training Center’s recent Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration, spoke about his personal challenges in breaking through cultural stereotypes, as a student and as a professional actor. As amateur historian, Kusatsu also spoke about little-known contributions of Asian Americans to the United States…

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NTC Has New Commander

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Fort Irwin, Calif – On a brisk November morning, Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater assumed command of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin here. Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II presided over the ceremony, officially handing over the command to Broadwater. Donahue praised Broadwater’s ability to quickly transition into the position of commanding general, after…

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Beginning of a tradition

Posted April 7, 2017 by By Ken Drylie

Every morning, hundreds of Fort Irwin community members drive past the famous “Painted Rocks” that sit just outside of the installations front gate. Most people know that the distinctive unit insignia represents the units that have completed training rotations at the National Training Center. However, not everyone knows how the tradition started, and that not…

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New RV Park Coming to Fort Irwin

Posted July 7, 2017 by By Ken Drylie

Fort Irwin, Calif. ­— The U.S. Army Garrison Command Team celebrated the beginning of a new construction project that will eventually lead to an improved camping experience at the recreational vehicle park here. The full project will add 59 new RV spaces, more than doubling the size of the park. Other amenities included in the…

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Eight fascinating takeaways from Fort Irwin’s ‘Soldier for a Day’ experience

Posted November 22, 2017 by Katie Lange

Fort Irwin recently hosted several business leaders and Hollywood executives to showcase just how extensively the military trains for deployments.

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Community Calandar 12/04/2015

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Dec. 5 BOSS Ski Trip. Big Bear. Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers excursion. Contact Sgt. Cristina Moriset at cristina.moriset.mil@mail.mil Dec. 8 PWOC special holiday program “White as Snow.” Center Chapel. 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. All ladies welcome to attend. Fellowship, potluck and Christmas sing-a-long. Dec. 11 Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. 3-5 p.m….

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Fort Irwin water system explained

Posted March 6, 2015 by Article and photos by Chris Woodruff, Water Resources Manager

Fort Irwin’s Water System is operated under a privatization contract with CH2MHill. As the system ownership is not transferred to CH2MHill, compliance responsibilities still reside with the United States Army. Fort Irwin has two water systems – a reverse osmosis and a domestic use system. The DU water is higher than the California standard in…

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla comes to Fort Irwin

Posted May 6, 2016 by By David Johnson

Election Day 2016 is seven months away, but campaigns are in full swing in state after state. Fort Irwin voters are visiting the Installation Voting Assistance Office and Unit Voting Assistance Offices asking questions about voting, how to vote, if they should vote or if their vote really counts. On March 17, the National Training…

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