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Commissary awards scholarship

Posted August 7, 2015 by Story and photo by Jason Miller

The Fort Irwin Defense Commissary Agency awarded a $2,000 educational scholarship to Alex Nguyen as part of the 2015 Scholarships for Military Children program here, July 8. Nguyen, 18, was selected based on her meritorious achievement in academic studies, citizenship, community activities and leadership. She recently graduated Silver Valley High School and plans to attend…

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Welcome new school staff

Posted August 7, 2015 by By Jeffrey Youskievicz, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

Aubrey Zucco will be the new principal at Tiefort View Intermediate School beginning the 2015-16 school year. Mrs. Zucco has worked at Fort Irwin Middle school as a sixth and seventh grade teacher and an intervention teacher. She has been the dean of students at both Lewis Elementary and TVIS the past two years. Taryn…

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School begins and safety is a priority

Posted August 7, 2015 by Submitted by Kim Garcia

Garrison Safety wants you and your child to be safe. Use these tips to get to school safely! Traveling to and from school Walking to school Make sure your child’s walk to a school is a safe route with well-trained adult crossing guards at every intersection. Be realistic about your child’s pedestrian skills. Small children…

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Get a refund for gasoline taxes

Posted August 7, 2015 by By Capt. Jacob Gadd, Administrative Law Intern

The California gasoline tax refund could save you hundreds of dollars every year. In order to maintain California’s many highways, the state taxes every gallon of fuel that you put into your car (even gas purchased on post). This is reasonable, because we all know what it is like to drive on poorly maintained roads,…

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Notarial services available here

Posted August 7, 2015 by By Jessaka Menzie, Legal Assistance Attorney

Have you ever needed to get something notarized or get a certified copy of a document? This article is intended to clear up any misconceptions about what can be notarized or certified at the Fort Irwin Legal Assistance Office. It is important to understand that there are two types of notaries in the Legal Assistance…

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NTC, Fort Irwin commends civilians, servicemembers

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

Leadership and community members of this military installation congratulated Department of the Army civilians and servicemembers for their service and accomplishments during a ceremony here, July 13. National Training Center and Fort Irwin Deputy Commander Col. Matthew Moore presided over the ceremony, which honored seven DA civilians, one non-commissioned officer and two Soldiers. The civilians…

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Dental unit welcomes new commander

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

Dental Clinic Command received a new leader during a change of command ceremony here, July 7. Lt. Col. Kelley Tomsett took hold of the colors for the Fort Irwin dental unit from Col. Michael Mahoney, who presided over the change of command and is commander of Fort Carson Dental Activity. Tomsett arrives from Fort Leavenworth,…

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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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NTC, Fort Irwin celebrates 240th Army birthday

Posted July 2, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

National Training Center and Fort Irwin Soldiers, leadership and the community paid homage to the Army’s 240th birthday at a celebration here, June 15. The NTC and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin addressed an audience gathered at dining facility 1  prior to the cutting of a cake and a special meal. Martin described…

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The Box debuts at Fort Irwin Resiliency Center

Posted July 2, 2015 by Story and photo by Leslie Ozawa

Walk into Fort Irwin’s recently made-over fitness center and you see clues about what it used to be – a gym with hardwood floors and basketball backboards. Now, as you enter the Fort Irwin’s new Resiliency Center, you’ll find a Fit Foods display counter and refrigeration cases with sandwiches, fresh fruits, and salads. Turn the…

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