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Leadership honors Army’s 240th birthday with Barstow Veterans

Posted July 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Leadership of Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison celebrated alongside Veterans of the California Veterans Home in Barstow the Army’s birthday, June 12.

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Sergeant Audie Murphy Club honors Vietnam Veterans

Posted July 5, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Non-commissioned officers of a prestigious Army organization recognized military Veterans in Barstow during a ceremony, June 15.

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Thank You Vietnam Veterans

Posted May 1, 2015 by Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Lazo

He stood up in front of them all – atop the stage and having just completed his introduction – and, looking across the audience, he clapped and said something many had told him before, “Welcome home.”

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Going the distance for Veterans

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sgt. Erik Thurman,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment carried-out the 18th annual Long Walk, Dec. 15 -16, by walking the 38 mile stretch of highway that connects Fort Irwin to the Veterans Home of California in Barstow.

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Honoring Veterans, supporting Barstow

Posted December 5, 2014 by G.A. Volb

National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin speaks at the Veterans Day ceremony at Mountain View Memorial Park cemetery in Barstow.   Leadership and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin supported Veterans Day events at Barstow, Nov. 11. Major Gen. Ted Martin, commander of the NTC and Fort…

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Soldier, leader, Veteran

Posted November 7, 2014 by Command Sgt. Maj. Noe Salinas

The Veterans Day observance provides the country an opportunity to recognize the contributions of past and current servicemembers, but it also gives Soldiers a chance to reflect on experiences and people who have impacted a career in defense of the United States of America. Deployment experiences, friends and family have been a huge influence in…

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Vietnam Veterans converge on Fort Irwin for tribute

Posted April 4, 2014 by G. A. Volb

Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office A Vietnam War Veteran returns the salute of a young U.S. Naval Sea Cadet. The exchange took place at the 2014 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony, here, March 28. Home of the National Training Center, Fort Irwin holds the ceremony each year to honor America’s Veterans. Hundreds of…

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Retired K9 finds peace with veteran family

Posted April 4, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Photo by Carlo Casem, Training Support Center Max, a retired military working dog, was given a certificate, medal and doggie toys by the War Dogs Association Chapter 1-Western Region, a non-profit that supports handlers and adopters of retired military working dogs. Angela and Thomas Boggs (rear) adopted the Belgian Malinois after he was retired from…

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‘Go For Broke!’ Veteran embodies spirit of Asian Pacific American Heritage celebration

Posted June 7, 2013 by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office NTC and Fort Irwin

Photos by Gustavo Bahena, Mas Takahashi and his son, Scott Takahashi, receive mementos and plaques of appreciation from the command team of 2916th Aviation Battalion – Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. William Elliot (right). “Go For Broke!” That was the motto of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which fought in the…

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Fort Irwin pays tribute to Vietnam era Veterans

Posted May 3, 2013 by Gustavo Bahena

Installation holds fourth annual ceremony for approximately 250 Veterans NTC and Fort Irwin The National Training Center and Fort Irwin honored Vietnam Veterans during a ceremony at this active duty Army installation in the Mojave Desert, April 10. Courtesy Photo Larry Morris (Vietnam Veteran with Army, 1966-68), Tom Burns (Vietnam Veteran with Army, 1969-72), Bob…

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