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Tour de Irwin

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Casey Slusser

FORT IRWIN, Calif.— MWR Outdoor Recreation held Fort Irwin’s 12th annual Tour de Irwin bicycle race Saturday, April 28. Approximately 30 cyclists participated in the event, at times riding through wind gusts up to 30 mph. Contenders had a choice of three different races: a 2.5-mile route, a longer 10.5-mile trek, or the 41-mile full…

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National run for the fallen begins at Fort Irwin

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Casey Slusser

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — On April 7, 2018, the Fort Irwin community gathered with Gold Star families at the installation’s iconic Painted Rocks. In the shadow of New York Fire Truck 152, an artifact given to Fort Irwin after 9/11, they waited for volunteer runners to finish the first mile of the national Run for…

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The Eyes in the Sky: Company B, 229 UAS supports OIR

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Staff Sgt. Leticia Samuels

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION — Units in the U.S. Army are always pushing the boundaries and accomplishing great feats. Company B, 229th Aviation Regiment “Flying Tigers” is the sixth Gray Eagle Company in the Army and an example of a trailblazer since its recent inception in 2014. Company B is currently deployed in the Southeast Asia region…

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Gateway to SOCAL: Town of Needles survives the rise and fall of train travel and Route 66

Posted May 4, 2018 by By Ken Drylie

NEEDLES, Calif. — In 1850, the US Army established Camp Colorado on the east bank of the Colorado River near the present day city of Needles, California. The Army built the installation to protect settlers moving through the area to various locations in California. Some settlers would head for the gold fields of Northern California,…

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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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Life as a military child

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Capt. Lisa Snow, a general pediatrician at Fort Irwin’s Weed Army Community Hospital, is a mom of three boys. When not at work, she tries to make every minute count. One tip she gave, as a parent, is to make sure a child feels safe in their home: When they come home from school, listen…

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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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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

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Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA High Desert Warrior Digital Edition If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place. The USO partnered with non-profit organization Hiring Our Heroes early this month…

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3rd Cav. Regt. troopers finish the fight at NTC

Posted April 6, 2018 by By Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Troopers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment completed a successful 14-day decisive-action rotation Feb. 23 at the National Training Center. Col. Jonathan Byrom, the 3rd Cav. Regt. commander, said that while the training was brutal and unforgiving, it was also invaluable. “I can’t replicate it anywhere else unless we’re in combat,” Byrom…

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Los Angeles art exhibition features the National Training Center

Posted April 6, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A new art exhibition featuring the National Training Center and Fort Irwin is on display at the LAXART gallery in Hollywood from March 3 to April 7. The multi-channel video installation, created by Israeli artist Nira Pereg, contemplates the nature of authenticity, simulation, fiction and the theater of war. Upon entering, visitors…

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