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Fort Irwin’s booming celebration

Fort Irwin celebrated our nation’s birthday with a mud run and a festival that included a concert and fireworks here, July 2. The fun began with the “Mud and Guts Run” that Wednesday morning, a couple of days before Independence Day. Approximately 600 participants attended the five-kilometer obstacle course run and children participated in a…

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MP professional development provides for safer installation

G.A. Volb Fort Irwin military police perform training on managing a combative suspect. Fort Irwin’s military police recently concluded professional development, holding several weeks of both classroom and hands-on instruction. The intent of the course was to improve on basic law enforcement skills of Fort Irwin’s military police, who already received three weeks of law…

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What have we done for you lately?

Day in and day out, our Soldiers and Families go through the daily struggles of living on an isolated installation, such as Fort Irwin. Family and MWR is committed to providing exceptional quality life experiences to ensure the community receives services that are truly commensurate with the sacrifices and services our servicemembers and Families give…

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NCOs graduate Battle Staff course

Gustavo Bahena (Bottom row) Sergeant 1st Class Dawn Garcia, Sgt. 1st Class Alex Garcia-Martell, Staff Sgt. Gilbert Morales, Sgt. 1st Class Landis Titman, Sgt. 1st Class David Shreve and Staff Sgt. Jontrel Evans-Brown. (Top row) Sgt. 1st Class RoDerick Jones, Staff Sgt. Mark McLaughlin, Staff Sgt. Brando Oakley, Master Sgt. Derek Swanson, Sgt. 1st Class…

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Cheetahs dash to track and field competition

Courtesy Photo The Cheetahs track team, coaches and parents gather for a group photo. Known as the “Cheetahs!,” the Fort Irwin CYS Sports Track and Field Team made up of 25 children (ages 7-14) ventured as far as their little feet could carry them – all the way to the state finals for the 37th…


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If evacuations are required they will not be scheduled on Christmas or New Years Day

Posted  December 13, 2012

Important Information Due to the potential safety hazards associated with investigating munitions, the public is required to remain a safe distance away from the site for the duration of the project. To protect the public, the Army will work with the community to ensure safety while minimizing inconveniences to residents and personnel near the Supplemental…

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Tentative Schedule of Initial Field Activities

Posted  December 13, 2012

Mobilization of Contractor to Site and installation of site fencing: Dec. 17 – 21, 2012 Initial surface clearance and digital geophysical survey of site: Dec. 24, 2012 – Jan. 31, 2013 Investigation of anomalies and soil sampling: Feb. 1 – 28, 2013 Evaluate data to determine need for further action: March 1, 2013 Note: All…

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New Hospital by 2016

Posted  December 13, 2012

The new hospital is scheduled to be completed by 2016 and will be located just north of the current hospital, which was built in 1966. The new facility will be a community based hospital providing emergency, obstetrical, and general surgery services. It will have a full contingent of ancillary services to include pharmacy, laboratory, and…

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Winterfest December 15

Posted  December 13, 2012
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Quarterly Domestic Water Public Notice

Posted  December 13, 2012

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin’s water system is operated under a privatization contract with CH2MHill. As the system ownership is not transferred to CH2MHill, compliance responsibilities still reside with the U.S. Army. The installation has two water systems. A reverse osmosis or RO system and a domestic use system or DU system. The…

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November birth announcements

Posted  December 13, 2012

Anslee Brooke – girl Nov. 2 at 4:51 p.m. 7 lbs., 5 oz., 19 inches Cpl. Brok and Emilie Shuler Unit/Company: E Troop 2/11th ACR Ohlen James – boy Nov. 8 at 2:29 p.m. 6 lbs., 3 oz., 19 ¼ inches Sgt. Rick and Sarah Hoerlein Unit/Company: 1/11th ACR Michael Conrad III – boy Nov….

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Community Calendar – December 13, 2012

Posted  December 13, 2012

For additional events and on-going, scheduled activities see the Community Calendar at www.irwin.army.mil. Dec. 13 Middle School and Teen Center Cooking Club “Gingerbread House.” 3:15 – 6 p.m. Zev Paul, 380-3732. Dec. 14 Middle School and Teen Center “Snow Globes” activity. 3:15 – 6 p.m. Zev Paul, 380-3732. Middle School and Teen Center “Volleyball Night.”…

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Leading the stack

Posted  December 13, 2012

Tarantula Team’s Command Sgt. Maj. Mario Terenas and Phoenix Team’s Staff Sgt. Christopher Leach oversee single team multi-room, live-fire training with Sgt. Phillip Hogsed, of Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, and Dragon Team’s Spc. Joshua Noonan leading the stack during Dragon Team live-fire training, here, Nov. 29. Operations Group and…

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Web TV show cast visits installation

Posted  December 13, 2012

Cast members of the web television show “Caribe Road” visited the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Dec. 9.

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Leaders, what are you doing to teach the Army Profession?

Posted  December 6, 2012

What is “the profession?” It starts with our Army Values and is the essence of who we are. These values rely on a bedrock of mutual trust among Soldiers, leaders, Families, and the American people that we serve. The key component of our way ahead is remaining focused on the professionalism of our force. The…

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