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France honors two with Legion of Honor Medal

Posted August 4, 2017 by Story and Photos By Kenneth Drylie

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Two World War II veterans were awarded France’s highest award for valor during a ceremony held at the historic El Cortez hotel on July 22. U.S. Army Veterans Master Sgt. Lyle Wells and Pfc. Vernon Fulcher were presented with the French Legion of Honor Medal by Eric Auger, a representative…

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Ironhorse recognition

Posted December 14, 2016 by

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge U.S. Army Command Sgt. Major Michael Williams, senior enlisted advisor, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, accompanied by his wife Sharla, says thank you to the more than 20 volunteers that received certificates of appreciation during 1st Sqdn, 11th ACR, Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, Dec 7, 2016.   Army photograph…

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Vietnam soldier gets a Silver Star

Posted October 4, 2018 by

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. ­— Reflecting on the Silver Star he was being awarded, Army Sergeant First Class (Retired) Wilford “Mike” Denote, a resident of Humbolt, Tennessee, said his troops that day — and the service men and women, past, present and future — are his heroes. Denote delivered those comments to a standing-room-only crowd, Aug….

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Face of Defense: Soldier provides lifesaving aid to neighbor

Posted February 15, 2017 by Army Staff Sgt. Armando Limon

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Armando R. Limon Army Spec. Anthony Kemp, an intelligence analyst with Delta Company, 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion, receives an Army Achievement Medal at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 20, 2017. Kemp, a native of Miami, rendered lifesaving aid by applying a tourniquet to an injured civilian in Wahiawa, Dec. 2, 2016….

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Barstow Veterans Day ceremony honors past, present service members

Posted December 7, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

BARSTOW, Calif. — Dozens of community groups and service members, past and present, gathered Nov. 11 at the Mountain View Memorial Park in Barstow to show their support for the nation’s veterans. This year’s annual Veterans Day observance commemorated the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I and honored the men and women…

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Weed Army Community Hospital receives Army Star Strong Award

Posted July 7, 2017 by Courtney Taylor

After five years of training and safety improvements, Weed Army Community Hospital received the prestigious Army Star Strong Award June 29.

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Installation Awarded for Charitable Giving

Posted July 7, 2017 by By Jason Miller

The Combined Federal Campaign of Greater SoCal acknowledged Monday that Fort Irwin Soldiers, Families and civilians are selfless Americans willing to go above and beyond, raising thousands of dollars for charities. The Installation received an award for finishing tenth place out of 450 federal facilities in the Combined Federal Campaign of Greater SoCal region, raising…

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Army captain defeats cancer

Posted December 19, 2016 by Stephen Standifird

Army photograph by Stephen Sandifird Capt. Monica Rosario, a cancer survivor, is at Fort Leonard Wood awaiting her pick-up for Engineer Captain’s Career Course. At age 25, Monica Rosario was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer, a diagnosis that would start her on a personal battle, not only for her future as a Soldier, but…

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Two Army medical facilities recognized for safety

Posted April 21, 2017 by John Westfall

Two U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) units were recognized by the Army Safety and Health Management System (ASHMS) as Army Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Star sites.

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National Training Center recognizes civilians

Posted February 2, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Installation leadership and the civilian workforce congratulated Department of the Army civilians for their superior service and accomplishments during the Fiscal Year 2018 Quarterly Civilian Awards Ceremony for the first quarter here, Jan. 9. Commander of the National Training Center Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater presided over the ceremony, which honored four…

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