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Flying Tigers activated

Gustavo Bahena The 2916th Aviation Battalion commander, Lt. Col. William Garber (right), hands a guidon to Capt. Jesse DeJaynes during a unit activation ceremony here, Oct. 16. DeJaynes leads the newly activated unit – B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment. An activation ceremony established B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment within 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade…

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Ten-Miler team places fourth in division

Photo courtesy of Lelan Daines Fort Irwin Soldiers took fourth in their division at the 30th Army Ten-Miler road-race near Washington D.C., Oct. 11. A team of eight Soldiers placed fourth in a mix (male and female) division while representing Fort Irwin during the 30th Anniversary of the Army Ten-Miler race, held in the Washington…

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Showing support for non-violence in relationships

Gustavo Bahena Tokgnar and Tungsten Davis, both ages 5, walk in their Halloween costumes with dad, Maj. Randy Davis, and mom, Kaye. Dad serves with United States Medical Department Activity here. Soldiers, leadership and Fort Irwin families held purple, paper lanterns during a walk to show support for Domestic Violence Awareness month here, Oct. 1….

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Having fun learning about fire safety

Gustavo Bahena Sgt. 1st Class Lonzo Shelley, a flight medic with 2916th Aviation Battalion here, took his children to an open house at Fire Station 1, Oct. 8. His daughter Alynnn, 2, won a contest to name a new puppet, “Firwin Blaze.” His sons, Lonzo IV, 4, and Lonzo III, 8, are receiving giveaways. The…

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Girl Scouts build houses for strays

Gustavo Bahena Girl Scouts, left to right: Mystery Karr, Cheyenne Karr, Hailey Kepple, Samantha Kepple and Alexis Brunney. In the back, Provost Sergeant Major Sgt. Maj. Danny Knell and, right, Director of Emergency Services, Lt. Col. Graham Swenson. Five Girl Scouts from Fort Irwin delivered three dog houses to the Police Department here, Sept. 26….


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Army JAG Corps celebrates 239th birthday

Posted  September 5, 2014

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin recognized the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps 239th birthday with a celebration here, July 29.

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Operation Gratitude delivers care packages to Fort Irwin

Posted  September 5, 2014

Operation Gratitude delivered 100 care packages to Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Aug. 8.

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MST and MCSC say no to bullying

Posted  September 5, 2014

Fort Irwin’s Middle School and Teen Center received a grant of $2,451 to assist an anti-bullying campaign during a check presentation here, July 22.

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Tortoise alert

Posted  September 5, 2014

The desert tortoise represents the epitome of a survivor.

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Sesame Street comes to Fort Irwin

Posted  September 5, 2014

The furry cast of the Sesame Street/USO Experience entertained and connected with local military kids here, at the Freedom Fitness Center, Aug. 13.

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Tiefort shuttle gets you around post

Posted  September 5, 2014

  The Logistics Readiness Center operates a free, on-post shuttle Monday through Friday (except federal holidays), from 7:50 a.m. to 4:03 p.m. Two shuttles travel in oposite directions. Route A begins near building 866 and departs at 7:50 a.m. Route B begins at building 833 and leaves at 8:05 a.m. There are 13 stops, with…

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Safety glasses required in this area

Posted  September 5, 2014

Image from www.osha.gov   According to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics, more than 2,000 people suffer eye injuries at work each day. Approximately one out of every 10 eye-related injuries require one or more missed workdays. Eye injuries alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time, medical expenses,…

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Setting the tone for the school year

Posted  September 5, 2014

On a cool, summer day children and parents traveled the sidewalks and drove the streets of Fort Irwin as they headed back to school, Aug. 7.

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Free supplies for back-to-school

Posted  September 5, 2014

For 260 Fort Irwin children, back-to-school excitement began Aug. 6 – one day before school officially started.

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Public notice: Army begins third five-year review

Posted  September 5, 2014

The United States Army has begun the third five-year review (FYR) of environmental remedies undertaken at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. The focus of the five-year review will be on abandoned sanitary landfill 2 (FTIR-02), abandoned sanitary landfill 4 (FTIR-04), and the troop landfill disposal site (FTIR-06). The sites are located within a…

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