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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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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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‘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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Community Calandar 12/04/2015

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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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Lantern Walk rallies Fort Irwin against domestic violence

Posted November 6, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin’s Family Advocacy Program hosted the third annual Lantern Walk here in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Oct. 7. National Training Center and Fort Irwin leadership, unit commanders, Soldiers, and family members participated in the event that included the signing of a proclamation, remarks by leadership and a procession of attendees through several…

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Choosing to act, intervene for fellow humans

Posted May 1, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin community honored the annual Days of Remembrance observance with a ceremony here, April 8. The national commemoration period this year is April 12-19 and the 2015 theme is “Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to Act.” Congress established Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust and created the United…

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Arctic Wolves prove their endurance

Posted February 6, 2015 by By Sgt. Sean Callahan

Photo by Sgt. Lindsay High, Operations Group Soldiers of Alpha Battery, 2-8 Field Artillery, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, handle a 155 mm artillery shell to be used in a M777 howitzer during training here. The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Arctic Wolves” from Fort Wainwright, Alaska conducted an 18-day training here…

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Jay Leno thanks Fort Irwin Soldiers, families

Posted July 2, 2015 by Story by Gustavo Bahena

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno visited the National Training Center and Fort Irwin with his “tank car,” June 1. Soldiers, leadership and families of this installation had an opportunity to meet and take photos with Leno and his custom vehicle, which is powered by an engine from a 1952 M-47 Patton tank. Leno is…

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