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Following NTC rotation, Brave Rifles kick off mission in Iraq

Posted June 1, 2018 by By Capt. Jason Welch

BAGHDAD — The 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” from Fort Hood, Texas, officially assumed the mission from the outgoing 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Patriots,” 10th Mountain Division, from Fort Polk, Louisiana, during a ceremony held May 28, 2018. The transfer of authority was part of the regular rotation of forces that support the Combined Joint…

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Army Transportation command sergeant major visits NTC

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

The senior enlisted advisor for the Army’s Transportation Corps and Transportation School, headquartered at Fort Lee, Va., visited the National Training Center to meet with Soldiers and leadership, March 10. Regimental Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Howard attended several meetings including a Warrior Time Training, the Women’s Mentorship Network lunch, and a professional development session with…

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Fort Irwin senior headed to Fresno State to pursue education, football

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FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin student-athlete E.J. Ane signed a letter of intent Feb. 9 to join the San Jose State Spartans and continue his education at San Jose State University this fall. Growing up in a military family, Ane, the son of Master Sgt. Eteru Ane and Mrs. Fionna Ane lived in Germany,…

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WACH helps military kids, parents build resiliency

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — When Capt. Lisa Snow thinks about the tough realities military children face every day, one moment stands out in her mind. She was attending her son’s cross-country meet when one of the other kids at the event noticed her father in the crowd. “Her dad walked up and she absolutely lost…

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Quarterly domestic water public notice

Posted December 4, 2015 by By Chris Woodruff, Water Resources Manager

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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Tax tips to maximize your financial position

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Joe Acfalle

After a decade of providing tax services to thousands of service members and other qualified clients, nothing is more gratifying than sharing tax pointers to help clients maximize the tax law to advance their financial position.  Below are not just tips, but true stories from my eventful years of providing this annual service: Rental Income:…

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WACH maintains high-level national accreditation, survey finds no clinical deficiencies

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Joint Commission (TJC) visited Weed Army Community Hospital April 24 to assess the hospital’s quality of care following its recent transition to a new $211 million facility. The survey found no clinical deficiencies. TJC is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs…

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Fort Irwin celebrates selfless service at annual appreciation ceremony

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians from across the Fort Irwin community gathered to honor 44 volunteers for their selfless service April 24 during the annual Volunteer of the Year appreciation ceremony. Throughout 2017, 215 Fort Irwin volunteers contributed over 28,000 hours coaching youth sports, leading Boy Scouts, sustaining unit Family Readiness…

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Tank gunnery simulator: getting back to basics

Posted March 6, 2015 by Story and photos by Sgt. David Beckstrom, Public Affairs

Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment participated in the Senior Instructor Trainer Course at the Advanced Gunnery Training Simulator here, Feb. 9-13., The AGTS system is a cost effective way to master the basic tank gunnery skills prior to attending a live fire range. The 11th ACR can utilize this system to become better…

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Civil affairs teams sharpen skills during NTC rotation
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NTC rotation introduces conventional warfare to civil affairs teams

Posted March 4, 2016 by Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Surrounded by sand and rocks protruding out of the ground like thorns, two civil affairs Soldiers prepare for a key leader engagement (KLE) mission. As the Soldiers approach an abandoned building, a four-man security squad emerges out of a dark corner to greet them. As the group moves out, an observe…

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