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NutraVerity health and nutrition store opens at Fort Irwin Resiliency Center

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — NutraVerity, a new fitness food establishment contracted by Fort Irwin Family and MWR, began serving up smoothies, supplements and prepared meals last month during a soft opening at the Resiliency Center. The grand opening will take place May 19. The store aims to be a one-stop shop for athletes, community members…

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Fort Irwin’s WACH Commander celebrates veterans with Barstow Community Hospital

Posted December 7, 2018 by Story and Photos by Casey Slusser

Veterans Day is officially observed on Nov. 11 each year. This is a day to commemorate those who have served. This year’s celebrations had the added distinction of marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. On this day, our nation shows its gratitude with ceremonies, parades and speeches, thanking our veterans…

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NTC Soldier receives national engineering diversity honor

Posted March 1, 2019 by by David Dupree

Fort Irwin’s own, Maj. Eric Nelson, received the Secretary of the Army’s Black Engineer of the Year Diversity Award in February in Washington, D.C. The Black Engineer of the Year Awards — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference (BEYA STEM) were presented from Feb. 7 to 9. The awards are presented to individuals who exhibit…

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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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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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