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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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‘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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According to the 2010 National Survey of Veterans:

Posted November 29, 2012 by

Slightly more than 41 percent of Veterans indicated that their military experience applied “A lot” or “Some” to their most recent civilian job. A similar percent reported that they were “Very well” or “Well” prepared to enter the civilian job market when they separated from the military. Regarding application of military experience to civilian jobs,…

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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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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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Warrior Care Month: Honor Veterans every day

Posted November 29, 2012 by Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong

It is an indescribable honor to serve one’s country — to be one of the few who are qualified, chosen, tested and deemed worthy to wear the uniform. It’s an honor, but it is one that comes at a price. Scrawled on a bunker outside Khe Sahn in Vietnam are the words, “To those who…

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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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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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Visiting with our Barstow Veterans

Posted December 6, 2012 by Megan Israel

The American Red Cross Youth Group along with Soldiers and their Families went to Barstow Veterans’ Home, where we had a celebration of our Veterans and their service, Dec. 2.

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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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