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Acquisition exec observes ‘decisive action’ training at NTC

Posted May 17, 2012 by By Kris Osborn

Tension filled the air as civilians scattered and shots rang out in the streets — armored security vehicles drove down the road and dismounted infantry began storming into village buildings while yelling “enemy fire, second floor, 12 o’clock!”

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2/11 commander conducts mass re-enlistment

Posted May 17, 2012 by Photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Lt. Col. Arthur B. Robertson, commander for 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conducts a re-enlistment ceremony at the National Training Center and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum on Fort Irwin April 30. The ceremony marked the second mass re-enlistment ceremony…

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Adopt-a-pet May 17, 2012

Posted May 17, 2012 by anradmin

Coral is a super-friendly Lab mix who is about 5 years old and great with kids.  Prince Eric is a polydactyl cat—meaning he has extra toes —who is about 3 years old and very friendly.  Sophie is a 2-year-old short haired cat who loves to cuddle.  Nigel is a 2-year-old Shar Pei who is very…

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Fort Irwin family shares common bond through violin

Posted May 17, 2012 by By Caroline Keyser

During his recent deployment to Afghanistan, Spc. Joshua Crippen carried a precious item in a dark case, and it wasn’t a weapon. The item was his violin, and during long days and nights spent thousands...

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Decoding post’s bugle calls

Posted May 17, 2012 by by Charles Melton

Throughout the day, numerous bugle calls echo through the High Desert air at the National Training Center and while some meanings are obvious to everyone, others are a bit mysterious to those with no military background.

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Dragon Team slays wall

Posted May 10, 2012 by Photos by Capt. Jeffrey J. Tebo

Members of Operations Group Dragon Team, Cpl. Thomas Flood (left), Sgt. Gary Clark (right) man belay for rappelling soldiers while...

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Adopt-a-pet May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

Penny is a 8-month-old female short hair kitten who loves to play.  Owl is a very fluffy, brown and white female cat with lots of curiosity who is about 4 years old.  Nemo is an orange and white male tabby who is about 2 years old.  Grimsby is a 5-year-old male cat who loves to…

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Fort Irwin Community Calendar May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

THURSDAY A representative from Azusa Pacific University will visit the Fort Irwin Army Education Center, Bldg. 1020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide information and answer questions.  For more information, call 380-4218.   FRIDAY Storytime at the Library will take place at 10 a.m.  All toddlers and preschoolers and their parents are welcome…

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VVTA NTC commuter bus service to begin Monday

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

The new NTC Commuter bus service, operated by the Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA), with service from Victorville and Barstow to Fort Irwin will start on 14 May 2012.  The Schedule and pricing information is attached.  NTC shuttle buses will continue providing transportation for Commuter passengers on established routes, no changes. The shuttle will be…

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Days of Remembrance commemoration

Posted May 10, 2012 by Photo by Caroline Keyser

People read exhibits with information about the Holocaust during Fort Irwin’s Days of Remembrance commemoration May 2 at Sandy Basin Community Center.

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