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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
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Fort Irwin Commissary Begins Accepting Military Star Card

Posted  December 1, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin’s commissary began accepting the Military Star card as a form of payment for groceries Nov. 8. The change is part of a pilot program allowing the use of the Military Star card at local commissaries on military installations that launched Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Virginia. “We look forward…

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Ken Drylie
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Tripod Gets A Home for the Holidays

Posted  December 1, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — After more than five months on the lam, Fort Irwin’s most famous Equidae has found a new home just before the start of the holiday season. The wily jack burro, affectionately known as “Tripod,” wandered into the Fort Irwin landfill Nov. 22. Quick-thinking employees closed the gates to the landfill and…

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Jason Miller
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11th ACR Leads Victorville Veterans Day Parade

Posted  December 1, 2017

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Several hundred community members gathered curbside to celebrate and pay tribute to American Veterans during the 21st annual City of Victorville Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony, Nov. 11. Leading the parade representing the U.S. Army and the National Training Center was the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Horse Detachment Color Guard, along with…

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Rotation Wrap-up

Posted  December 1, 2017

U.S. Army photo by SPC Roberto Moore A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, takes up a defensive position. Task Force Raider had more than 4,000 Soldiers from across all warfighting functions synchronizing efforts to bring maximum combat power on the enemy during Decisive…

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Jo Garrison
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Spouses Club Gives $33,000 to Support Units, Schools

Posted  December 1, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Military and Civilian Spouses Club of Fort Irwin awarded 33 grants totaling $33,000 to support Fort Irwin units, schools and community groups in November. The grants represent a key component of the club’s mission: to give back to the Fort Irwin community, according to Emilie Lamb, MCSC’s Second Vice President…

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