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Fort Irwin Soldiers honored at Armed Forces Day event

Leadership, Soldiers and civilian employees of this installation participated in a long-held event that brought out tens of thousands to salute and honor military servicemembers, May 15-17.

Sgt. Erik Thurman Salutes & Awards

Memorial Day ceremonies supported by 11th ACR

Sgt. Erik Thurman Major Bradley Lang addresses an audience during a Memorial Day ceremony at Desert View Memorial Park in Victorville, Calif., May 25. The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment had the honor of participating in three Memorial Day observances in the Victor Valley area, May 25. The ceremonies were held at Desert View Memorial Park,…

Leslie Ozawa Salutes & Awards

NTC bids farewell to post CSM, hails interim

Leslie Ozawa National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin congratulates Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers. Travers received a Legion of Merit award for his service to the NTC as post command sergeant major from November 2013 to April 2015. In a ceremony here April 30, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers relinquished…

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11th ACR Horse Detachment demonstrates tradition

Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse welcomed the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Horse Detachment to their former home station after 75 years of being away from the Monterey Bay area in California to celebrate the history of U.S. Army Cavalry, May 9.

Berenschot_COLJacobi Salutes & Awards

Congratulations graduates!

A consolidated graduation ceremony honored graduates of higher education here, May 12.


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Decking the halls of Town Center

Posted  December 5, 2014

Bridget Blehm (center), founder of For Families of Active Military, briefs volunteers and Fort Irwin staff, shortly after arriving at Fort Irwin with volunteers from Pasadena.   An all-volunteer force of a different kind answered the call to serve on Nov. 22. A platoon of high school students from La Salle High School in Pasadena…

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100 percent compliant

Posted  December 5, 2014

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison at Fort Irwin, received a commanding general’s award for accomplishing 100 percent flu inoculations, Oct. 31.

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State announces $28.4 million settlement with rent-to-own business

Posted  December 5, 2014

The California attorney general announced a $28.4 million settlement with Aaron’s, Inc., the second largest rent-to-own business in the nation, to resolve allegations that the company violated California consumer protection and privacy laws. “Aaron’s Inc. concealed its illegal privacy and business practices from customers in a deceptive attempt to avoid California’s robust consumer protection laws…

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NTC supporter has a blast

Posted  December 5, 2014

Soldiers of the 759th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company hosted a visit by a young, devoted friend of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Nov. 25.

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Blackhorse motor pool hosts school auto shop

Posted  December 5, 2014

Students of the Burroughs High School automotive shop class in Ridgecrest, Calif., found out what Army mechanic’s do each day during a visit here, Nov. 6.

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Army Engineers: more than just construction

Posted  December 5, 2014

Soldiers from the 588th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were tasked to provide stabilization and security by constructing security perimeters for operations during a training rotation here, Nov. 8.

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Aviation Soldiers train with Iron brigade

Posted  December 5, 2014

Sand, dust and debris was kicked up in the air as two UH-60D Blackhawk helicopters landed near tactical assembly area Iron in the training area here, Nov. 14.

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Honoring Veterans, supporting Barstow

Posted  December 5, 2014

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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Suit up!

Posted  December 5, 2014

Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga speaks with Jay Landers, senior vice president of A&R at Verve/Universal Records, during the tour.   Members and leaders of civic, entertainment and non-profit organizations attended a tour here, Nov. 7. Leadership and Soldiers of this installation and the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment hosted the…

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1916th Support Battalion hosts families at Fall Festival

Posted  December 5, 2014

Attendees of the 1916th Support Battalion Fall Festival go through a haunted house.   Soldiers and leadership of the 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade hosted a Fall Festival here, Oct, 29. It was an opportunity to thank Soldiers’ families, said Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Rodriguez – the battalion’s senior non-commissioned officer. Spouses and family…

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