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Ensuring comprehensive, coordinated community support, services available to Families with special needs

Posted November 1, 2012 by Moung (Cindy) Saephanh

Soldiers stationed all over the world may have a Family member with special needs. The Exceptional Family Member Program is designed to identify Family members with ongoing medical, mental health or educational needs. Soldiers with exceptional Family members (children and adults) are required by the governing authority and Army Regulation 608-75 to enroll their family…

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Commissary fast facts

Posted January 11, 2013 by Evelyn Malic

Students can apply for 2013 Scholarships for Military Children; Commissary recycling nets $5.3 million for surcharge fund

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Commissary shoppers: surviving the Monday closure

Posted July 5, 2013 by Public Affairs Office

As a result of federal employee furloughs, the Fort Irwin Commissary will close on Mondays from July 8 to September 30. Leadership understands the impact to our shoppers, but surviving the furlough closure of the Commissary once a week is achievable by planning ahead. TIPS will help you get through this requirement. Talk with your…

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Mojave Desert rainfall: Your guess is as good as mine

Posted October 4, 2013 by Dr. Dave Housman

Illustration by Dave Housman, DPW Rainfall totals for the flash flood event that hit Fort Irwin, Aug. 25. Rainfall varied greatly across Fort Irwin landscape during Aug. 25 flash flood event The Mojave Desert is the driest desert in North America, and is characterized by low and unpredictable rainfall. On Aug. 25, parts of Fort…

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‘Night of the Arts’ showcases student creativity

Posted February 7, 2014 by Pamela Harvin

Fort Irwin Middle School band members perform during the “Night of the Arts,” here, Jan. 16. Fort Irwin Middle School hosted an evening where students were able to show off their creative talents, Jan. 16. “Night of the Arts” allowed students to display artwork and perform in a variety of talents for parents and the…

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Students learn cake decorating art

Posted July 3, 2014 by G.A. Volb

The white creamy icing was slathered on “guinea pig cakes” with enthusiasm – much of it building up around the edges leading to sweet tempting stalagmites.

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Girl Scouts build houses for strays

Posted November 7, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Girl Scouts, left to right: Mystery Karr, Cheyenne Karr, Hailey Kepple, Samantha Kepple and Alexis Brunney. In the back, Provost Sergeant Major Sgt. Maj. Danny Knell and, right, Director of Emergency Services, Lt. Col. Graham Swenson. Five Girl Scouts from Fort Irwin delivered three dog houses to the Police Department here, Sept. 26….

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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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11th ACR Horse Detachment demonstrates tradition

Posted June 5, 2015 by Capt. Christinea Wagner

Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse welcomed the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Horse Detachment to their former home station after 75 years of being away from the Monterey Bay area in California to celebrate the history of U.S. Army Cavalry, May 9.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Anntoinette Mercado

Posted March 29, 2012 by anradmin

What you do as a volunteer?  Vice Mayor of Coyote Springs   What you get out of volunteering?  Gratification in seeing my community coming together as one big family.   How did you get started as a volunteer?  Once moving to my community, I saw a need to do what I can to enhance my…

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