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Having fun learning about fire safety

Posted November 7, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Sgt. 1st Class Lonzo Shelley, a flight medic with 2916th Aviation Battalion here, took his children to an open house at Fire Station 1, Oct. 8. His daughter Alynnn, 2, won a contest to name a new puppet, “Firwin Blaze.” His sons, Lonzo IV, 4, and Lonzo III, 8, are receiving giveaways. The…

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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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Transferring 50 million pounds a month

Posted November 7, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The sound of a locomotive horn echoing across the rail yard is a common occurrence at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Yermo, Calif.

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Initiating improvements to quality of life

Posted November 7, 2014 by Public Affairs Office

More than 60 Fort Irwin officials and delegates from the community representing the diversity of people working and living here convened to discuss their top 22 concerns about Army and Fort Irwin quality of life issues, Oct. 7 - 8.

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted November 7, 2014 by Chris Woodruff,

Fort Irwin’s water permit requires Fort Irwin to notify the public quarterly of the following: This is an alert about your drinking water and a cosmetic dental problem that might affect children under 9 years of age. At low levels, fluoride can help prevent cavities, but children drinking water containing more than 2 milligrams per…

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Legal counsel helps Soldiers with Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Posted October 3, 2014 by Tina Pazienza,

Soldiers undergoing a medical evaluation board sometimes feel lost and confused with the significant decisions they have to make that will affect their military careers and the rest of their lives. The Office of Soldiers’ Counsel is the Army’s team of qualified and trained attorneys and paralegals who assist Soldiers in the Integrated Disability Evaluation…

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NTC trainers prepare units for success on battle fields of today, tomorrow

Posted October 3, 2014 by G.A Volb

The training that rotational units receive here can be brutal – challenging Soldiers both mentally and physically to perform under extreme pressure.

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Women combat isolation with mentorship

Posted October 3, 2014 by 1st Lt. Aurelia Goloborodko

The tough and isolating environment of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin has long enabled dedicated Soldiers and civilians to deliver a demanding training experience to mobilizing units from all over the world.

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Vietnam Veterans return to unit

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The 11th Armored Cavalry’s Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia association reunited with its old unit, here Sept. 5, as a special destination for their annual gathering.

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News Briefs October 2014

Posted October 3, 2014 by timchisham

Ongoing The AFAP Conference is an annual event where Soldiers, family members and civilians discuss issues submitted by the community, and recommend solutions. Local issues may be sent to higher levels for review and resolution. Conferences are held at installations Army-wide and have resulted in 128 pieces of legislation in 31 years. The Post 9/11…

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