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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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Dedicated to helping victims

Posted April 3, 2015 by By SHARP and PAO

Leadership, professionals and community members of this installation came together for a ribbon cutting of a facility supporting some of the Army’s most significant programs, Feb. 27. The ceremony unveiled the National Training Center and Fort Irwin Advocacy Center, which supports the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program, the Family Advocacy Program and Social Work services at…

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Intermediate school charts strategy for continued success

Posted March 4, 2016 by By Gustavo Bahena

Tiefort View Intermediate School at Fort Irwin hosted a strategic planning meeting with school district officials, administrators, teachers, students and parents, Feb 19. The meeting served as a collaboration and brain-storming session at the local level within the Silver Valley Unified School District, which manages seven schools in the high desert. Three of those schools…

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Army Infantry School command sergeant major visits NTC

Posted December 4, 2015 by By Public Affairs Office

The senior enlisted advisor for the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the National Training Center and Fort Irwin for several days during training rotation 16-02 in November. Command Sgt. Maj. Wilbert Engram met with National Training Center and Fort Irwin Command Sgt. Maj. Edison Rebuck, and other command sergeants major…

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Irwin, High Desert communities look toward energy conservation

Posted March 6, 2015 by Story and photo by G. A. Volb

Good stewardship of taxpayer funding and natural resources is a Department of Defense priority, with facilities worldwide looking toward more efficient methods of operating. Fort Irwin and the National Training Center are no different, even leading by example when it comes to embracing high-tech solutions to energy requirements and natural resource conservation. Several major projects…

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ACS serving Soldiers, Families for 50 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Story and photo by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin celebrated the 50th year of Army Community Service with a ceremony attended by program staff, leadership and community members here, July 22. Kevin Ware, director of ACS, spoke at the event and explained that on July 25, 1965, Gen. Harold Johnson – then the Army Chief of Staff – dispatched a letter to…

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Center Chapel re-opens!

Posted April 3, 2015 by By Chaplain (Maj.) Vincent Manuel

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin Religious Support Office celebrated the re-opening of the Center Chapel Sanctuary with two ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Sunday services, March15. The first one was held at the 9 a.m. Catholic Mass, with the second ribbon- cutting at the 11 a.m. General Protestant Service. Excitement and jubilation were clearly visible…

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