Casey Slusser
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WACH ensures continuity of leadership with CSM Change of Responsibility

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Command Sgt. Maj. Albert H. Harris relinquished Weed Army Community Hospital’s colors to incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Santiago in a ceremony on the patio of Oasis Café Feb. 15. “[Fort Irwin] has been phenomenal. We would stay here much longer if we could, but the Army has its plans…

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Codi Kozacek
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Planned power outage will allow necessary maintenance, upgrades

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — There will be a post-wide power outage Saturday, March 10. The outage is one of two scheduled each year to complete the repairs, upgrades and maintenance necessary for ensuring Fort Irwin and the National Training Center have reliable electricity. The outage will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and last until approximately…

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Codi Kozacek
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Tiefort Mountain summit attracts Fort Irwin locals, visitors alike

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Rising more than 3,000 feet above the surrounding desert, Tiefort Mountain is a constant backdrop to life at the National Training Center. Its twin peaks are often off-limits due to their location in the “Box”, but when weather and training schedules allow, guides from Fort Irwin’s Outdoor Recreation lead group climbs…

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Posted February 14, 2018 by Maj. Matthew Miskowski and Mark Schauer

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.

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Cyber Activities at the National Training Center Support Real World Operations

Posted February 9, 2018 by Steven P Stover

U.S. Army Cyber Command is using the Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities Support to Corps and Below program at the Army's Combat Training Centers to develop and test CEMA concepts and operational cyber support to those units.

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Jason Miller
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CSM Matthew R. Lowe welcomed as NTC senior enlisted adviser

Posted February 2, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The National Training Center colors were exchanged during a time-honored tradition at the Sandy Basin Community Center, where Soldiers, families and civilians observed a relinquishment of responsibility between incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew R. Lowe and outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Robin M. Bolmer, Jan. 5. After the presentation of the national…

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Trisha Dennis
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Fort Irwin welcomes new Garrison Command Sergeant Major

Posted February 2, 2018 by By David Dupree NTC / Fort Irwin PAO

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Garrison colors were exchanged Jan. 16 during a change of responsibility ceremony at the Sandy Basin Community Center between outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel O’Brien and incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Edwards Jr. During the ceremony and presentation of the Garrison colors, Col. Seth Krummrich, Fort Irwin Garrison Commander, commended…

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11th Armored Cavalry Regiment celebrates its 117th birthday

Posted February 2, 2018 by By Ken Drylie

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry celebrated the 117th birthday of the regiment Jan. 31 with a stable call at Fritz Field, here. The commander of the regiment, Col. Joseph D. Clark, and the oldest and youngest members of the Regiment cut a birthday cake to celebrate the milestone. The…

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Jason Miller
Local

Fort Irwin Tax Center offering free tax preparation

Posted February 2, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, along with Fort Irwin Garrison leadership, conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony here Jan. 23 marking the opening of the Fort Irwin Tax Center, which is now offering free tax preparation for military personnel and their dependents. Every year the Fort Irwin Tax Center provides…

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Former Fort Irwin employee assists hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted February 2, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jim DeGraff, a former employee of the Fort Irwin Directorate of Public Works, has spent much of the past four months helping the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria. The storms damaged thousands of homes and public facilities and left many of the islands’…

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