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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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New era of NTC leadership begins

Posted April 3, 2015 by By Gustavo Bahena

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony here, March 24. Brigadier Gen. Joseph Martin took hold of the NTC colors from Lt. Gen. Patrick Donahue II, deputy commanding general of United States Army Forces Command. Outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin, and wife Stephanie, will…

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Fort Irwin voter assistance officers prepare to inform

Posted April 1, 2016 by Story and photo by Gustavo Bahena

Who will get your vote this election season? No one if you don’t register. And it’s easy to do so. That’s according to Brian Griffiths, senior program analyst with the Federal Voter Assistance Program with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, who spoke to approximately 55 Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians here,…

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Unmanned aerial vehicle to provide battlefield intelligence

Posted September 2, 2016 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers may someday have a new set of eyes on the battlefield thanks to a small unmanned aerial vehicle so new that it doesn’t yet have a name. The “battlefield” where the unmanned aerial vehicle is currently being evaluated and employed in training exercises is the National Training Center here at…

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At the Movies

Posted January 6, 2017 by

Jan 6 7 p.m. Allied (R) Jan 7 4 p.m.  Moana (PG) 7 p.m.  Office Christmas Party (R) Jan 8 7 p.m.  The Edge of Seventeen (R) Jan 13 7 p.m.  Monster Trucks (PG-13) Jan 14 7 p.m.  Monster Trucks (PG-13) Jan 15 7 p.m. Monster Trucks  (PG-13) Jan 20 7 p.m. La La Land. …

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Kaplan University offers health science degree program

Posted October 13, 2015 by By Leslie Ozawa

Kaplan University, nationally known for its diverse, online college degree programs, has opened its doors at Fort Irwin with a new, “hybrid delivery” program – a blend of weekly lecture classes and web-based classes. The first class now underway is for students seeking an associate of science degree in health science. The class – an…

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Congratulations graduates!

Posted June 5, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

A consolidated graduation ceremony honored graduates of higher education here, May 12. The 18th annual ceremony hosted by the Fort Irwin Education Center recognized military servicemembers, family members and civilian employees of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. Almost 80 graduates completed a course of study leading to qualifications ranging from certificates of achievement…

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A service invested in your community

Posted March 6, 2015 by By Gustavo Bahena

The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring. “Currently, the Service Station on Langford Lake Road is undergoing an image upgrade to make it look more appealing for our customers and to increase efficiency related to customer service,” stated…

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Memorial Days

Posted June 3, 2016 by

San Diego, CA – The commanding general of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin officially kicked off the installations participation in Memorial Day ceremonies throughout Southern California by giving the keynote address at Miramar National Cemetery here. Maj. General Joseph Martin addressed the crowd of about 600 people during the Sunday afternoon ceremony. Before…

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A Bankruptcy Primer for Soldiers

Posted November 4, 2016 by Capt. Michael H. Chen

There are different reasons why we may become saddled with debt.  Sometimes, it is because we take out loans for necessary expenses.  Other times, it is through no fault of our own.  For example, we may incur debt because of unanticipated medical expenses or because someone else applied for credit cards in our name.  Regardless…

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