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Thank You Vietnam Veterans

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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Texting, speeding, high beams – a reminder for all drivers

California Highway Patrol public information officer Ryan Camara was interviewed by the installation’s Public Affairs Office. His comments are supplemented with related highway safety information from the AAA Foundation and CHP public Web sites.

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Soldiers, community in Denim Day Walk support victims

Leadership, Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and community members of this installation took part in the 2015 Denim Day Walk here, April 8.

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Bringing smiles to people’s faces

“He was that way before the accident, and now, to see that his spirit hasn’t changed one iota, despite his disability, is just amazing. It’s just medicine for the soul,” said Lynn Thompson, Fort Irwin Exchange general manager.

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11th ACR leads Army in GCSS-A

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment is at the forefront of U.S. Army logistics by leading the service in the transition from the Standard Army Management Information System to the Global Combat Support System – Army, a new computer-based system designed to manage the Army’s supply chain.


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News Briefs April 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Ongoing Free tax filing services. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday, through April 15. Tax center, building 230. Available to active duty military personnel (including Reserves and National Guard on orders for 30 days or more), their dependents, and military retirees. Call 380-3604. Holy Week and Easter Services April 3, 3 p.m., Stations…

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Exceeding standards by enhancing dining experience

Posted  April 3, 2015

You’ve heard it, you’ve sang it: “They say that in the Army, the chow is mighty fine.” That’s a phrase from a cadence heard throughout the Army, and at dining facility 1 here, the Soldiers go above and beyond to truly make the chow fine.

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Know your part, do your part, be an active bystander

Posted  April 3, 2015

April is recognized by the Department of Defense as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The campaign offers a unique opportunity to build on the existing momentum within our community to eliminate this crime and ensure all serving in the Army and affiliated with the Army are treated with dignity and respect. The DoD theme…

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Why Denim Day?

Posted  April 3, 2015

On April 8 at 9 a.m., residents of Fort Irwin will walk through the community in support of the Third Annual Fort Irwin Denim Day. Many have asked about the meaning behind Denim Day. The history of Denim Day begins with a story and unfortunately this was a true story. In Rome in 1997, an…

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Focused on eliminating sexual assault

Posted  April 3, 2015

The Department of the Army selected Fort Irwin’s deputy manager of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program here as the recipient of a prestigious honor.

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Students practice the scientific method

Posted  April 3, 2015

A group of leadership and community members grabbed clipboards and scoring sheets to judge science fair projects at Tiefort View Intermediate School here, March 9.

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Listening to the community

Posted  April 3, 2015

Department of the Army officials and leadership of this installation addressed Barstow civic and business leaders about Army-wide reductions during a meeting in Barstow, March 17.

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Paintball course opens at old golf driving range

Posted  April 3, 2015

Splattered paint marked the beginning of a new phase in the life of an underused pitch-and-putt course and driving range here.

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Center Chapel re-opens!

Posted  April 3, 2015

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin Religious Support Office celebrated the re-opening of the Center Chapel Sanctuary with two ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Sunday services, March 15.

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Cleared for takeoff

Posted  April 3, 2015

A ribbon cutting ceremony signaled the conclusion of construction for a landing strip project in the training area of this Army combat training center, March 3.

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