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Thank you military spouses, families:

Celebrities, leaders, corporate executives get better appreciation for military during VIP Box Tour Some of Hollywood’s finest, including actors and filmmakers, Las Vegas and other corporate executives, and other leaders, got a little taste of the training that thousands of soldiers experience 10-months out of every year at Fort Irwin. The VIP Box Tour is…

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Annual tree lighting brings holiday cheer to the National Training Center

Hundreds came out Nov. 30 as  the Fort Irwin desert valley was transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with white snowflakes, ice skating, Christmas carols, hot chocolate and, of course, Santa Claus lighting the Christmas Tree in the Town Center. Families waited in long lines for a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and take…

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‘Red Feather Woman’ helps Fort Irwin celebrate Native American History through storytelling, music and dance

Soldiers and family members gathered at Sandy Basin community center, to pay tribute to Native American soldiers during the Native American Heritage Month celebration on Nov. 14.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Happy Holidays to everyone at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, from the staff of Aerotech News and Review! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below. Here are some highlights from the Dec. 2018 issue:

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Five missing, two found after F/A-18, tanker crash off Japan

TOKYO — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Dec. 5, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition, officials said. The U.S. Marine Corps said that the 2 a.m. crash involved an F/A-18 fighter…


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Jo Garrison
Events

Children enjoy Stone Soup for National Nutrition Month

Posted  April 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Weed Army Community Hospital’s Nutrition Care Division, along with the children and staff of Fort Irwin’s School Age Center (SAC), performed “Stone Soup” March 15 in celebration of National Nutrition Health Month.  Fort Irwin’s adaptation of the play was designed to emphasize the pillars of health that increase an individual’s mental…

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Jason Miller
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Memorial Fitness Center receives extensive upgrade

Posted  April 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— Last month, the Memorial Fitness Center completed a $140,000 upgrade to its strength training equipment, adding and replacing more than 60 machines and individual fitness mechanisms. The upgrade marks the largest equipment improvement to a gym facility on the installation in over eight years. Joshua Villagomez, fitness facility manager for Memorial…

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Codi Kozacek
Events

Roller Derby skate-a-thon supports team training, travel

Posted  April 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin’s Heavy ArmHER competitive women’s roller derby team held its fourth annual skate-a-thon fundraiser March 4. The event helps support team training programs and defray the cost of travelling to competitions. Team members skated laps for nearly three hours at the basketball courts near Fort Irwin’s Splash Park. Many had secured…

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Ken Drylie
News

Los Angeles art exhibition features the National Training Center

Posted  April 6, 2018

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A new art exhibition featuring the National Training Center and Fort Irwin is on display at the LAXART gallery in Hollywood from March 3 to April 7. The multi-channel video installation, created by Israeli artist Nira Pereg, contemplates the nature of authenticity, simulation, fiction and the theater of war. Upon entering, visitors…

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Community Calendar 04-06-18

Posted  April 6, 2018

APRIL 07 Run for the Fallen, 7 a.m., Painted Rocks Run for the Fallen is a national event honoring every service member who has died during the War on Terror while on active duty or as a result of active duty. The route covers 6,000 miles across 19 states on its way to Arlington National…

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