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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – September 7, 2018

Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place. This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link above.

WACH Health & Safety

WACH nutrition care division getting out and active with Fort Irwin youth

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Weed Army Community Hospital Nutrition Care Division continuously dedicate their time showing the children of Fort Irwin how to get out, get active and eat healthy to reduce the risk of childhood obesity. “You can adopt a healthy lifestyle at a young age by getting adequate sleep, regular physical activity and…

OneStopRibbon Events

One-Stop ribbon cutting, improving quality of life on post

FORT IRWIN, Calif — After a year of construction, renovation, and planning, Fort Irwin’s, One Stop is complete. The U.S. Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), along with the Garrison Commander, Col. Seth Krummrich, welcomed the Fort Irwin community to participate in the grand opening Aug. 6. Leaders hailed the opening of the…

FP News

NTC Ops Team ensures difficult, rewarding training for 56th SBCT

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers with the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team conducted battle simulation training at the National Training Center here during rotation 18-09, Aug. 4-18. “We all have a single purpose here at the national training center: that is to ensure that they [the training Soldiers] have their hardest day out here in…

milla Local

Actress Milla Jovovich visits Fort Irwin

Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment teach Hollywood Actress and Supermodel Milla Jovovich the proper techniques for clearing a room of insurgent fighters in the training village of Razish at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. Jovovich visited Fort Irwin as part of her preparations for her role in the upcoming feature film,…


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Jo Garrison
Events

Fort Irwin’s high-quality job seekers in demand at local job fair

Posted  November 3, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Representatives of 34 different employers met with veterans, military spouses and other Fort Irwin community members during the job fair hosted by Army Community Services on Oct. 19 at the Samuel Adams Ballroom. The biannual event gives jobseekers a chance to explore the breadth of opportunities available regionally and on-post, and…

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Codi Kozacek
Events

A relay for Old Glory, A Team for Life

Posted  November 3, 2017

Fort Irwin’s Team Red, White & Blue builds fitness and family in the High Desert. LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — By midmorning on Sept. 30, traffic was already thick along the Pacific Coast Highway. Sgt. 1st Class Ric Chavez stood on the sidewalk and peered through a haze of sea mist to where the road disappeared…

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Local

Fort Irwin prepares for earthquakes with Great California ShakeOut Drill

Posted  November 3, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — As part of the Great California ShakeOut drill, emergency services personnel at Fort Irwin reminded the community to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the event of a major earthquake. The drill took place on Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. and involved millions of participants around the world….

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Wes Inskeep
Army

NTC conducts trial with Live Round Interrupter

Posted  November 3, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st and 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a trial at the National Training Center Oct. 18 with what is called the Live Round Interrupter. The safety product is designed to prevent live ammunition from being introduced into blank fire training scenarios. After an extensive review…

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Ruth Pepito
Local

Fort Irwin celebrates Physician Assistant Week 2017

Posted  November 3, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— The Fort Irwin community and Weed Army Community Hospital (WACH) celebrated Physician Assistant (PA) week Oct. 5 with a luncheon and cake ceremony, calling attention to the importance of the profession to the Army’s mission. PAs are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who are certified in general medicine and are…

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