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This Veterans Day celebrate the strength, courage, dedication of those who served

Posted November 8, 2012 by Public Affairs Office NTC and Fort Irwin

For the last century, we have honored the service and sacrifice of our Veterans on November 11. When the cannons of World War One were silenced, we thought we had fought the “war to end all wars,” but as history proved, we still need our Soldiers. This year celebrate the strength, courage and dedication of…

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American Red Cross Youth Group assist Barstow Veterans with fund raiser

Posted September 27, 2012 by Megan Isreal

Jade Mooney and her mother, Amber. The American Red Cross Youth Group conducted a bake sale fund raiser in the Landmark Inn, here, Sept. 8. Funds raised went to a project called Adopt-A-Vet, which helps the California State Veterans Home in Barstow. The amount of money raised was $120. Congratulations to the Youth Group for…

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Tuskeegee Airman recognized for contributions

Posted August 2, 2012 by By Renita Wickes

On any given day there is always the opportunity to read about our nation’s history, but not often enough do you get the chance to meet one of the men or women who help make that history.

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Current 11th Armored Cavalry troopers connect with troopers past

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Soldiers in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment got a chance to connect with some of the regiment’s Vietnam veterans June 13, during a tour of the regiment. The veterans had the chance to interact with current…

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Red Cross youth volunteers aid vet clinic

Posted June 7, 2012 by anradmin

On May 19, the Fort Irwin’s American Red Cross Youth Program volunteers facilitated a supply drive to collect items for the Fort Irwin Stray Facility.

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Honoring our nation’s fallen

Posted May 31, 2012 by

This past Memorial Day, Soldiers and leaders from Fort Irwin and the National Training Center provided support to ceremonies held in communities of the High Desert. Our commanding general...

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Wounded Warrior opens family ranch: free to all veterans

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Sgt. Mark Cloutier

Disabled combat veteran Bill Campbell and his wife, Domenica, opened their 14-acre farm in December, free to all veterans and their families.

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Vietnam hero to receive Medal of Honor posthumously

Posted April 19, 2012 by

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 17, 2012) — President Barack Obama has announced that Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr., a rifleman with the 101st Airborne Division, will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor May 16 for his actions during the Vietnam War. Sabo is credited with saving…

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‘Thank you and welcome home, my brothers’

Posted April 12, 2012 by Story and photo by Caroline Keyser

On April 5, two simple words made a big impact on several hundred Vietnam-era veterans gathered at Fort Irwin — thank you. The veterans took part in Fort Irwin’s third annual Vietnam-era Veterans Welcome Home ceremony. The day’s events kicked off with a motorcycle parade made up of several…

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Vietnam-era Veterans Welcome Home ceremony

Posted April 12, 2012 by

Fort Irwin Middle School Students reach out to high-five a veteran during the Vietnam-era Veterans Welcome Home ceremony motorcycle parade at Fort Irwin April 5. Veterans cheer during Fort Irwin’s Vietnam-era Veterans Welcome Home ceremony April 5. A UH-1 Huey helicopter approaches…

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