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New commander for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Irwin

Leslie Ozawa United States Army Garrison Fort Irwin Commander Col. G. Scott Taylor (left) receives a guidon from Thomas Schoenbeck, director of Central Region for Installation Management Command, during a change of command ceremony here, July 15. The son of a former commander of the National Training Center took the leadership role for the garrison…

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Army observes Suicide Awareness Month in September

Fort Irwin to host motivational speakers In support of the nation’s observance of Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7 -13, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, the United States Army focuses on a campaign about the importance of building resiliency and suicide awareness during the entire month of September. The Army Resiliency Directorate has communicated…

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Your bus ride just got better

Photo courtesy of VVTA The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five new “luxury coaches” which will be used on the commuter routes between Hesperia, Victorville, Silver Lakes, Barstow and Fort Irwin in mid-August. The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five, new 53-passenger buses which will begin running on the morning and afternoon weekday…

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Bringing connectivity to GCSS-A in the field

11th ACR Staff Sgt. Don Nottingham from Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry sets up the Very Small Aperture Terminal here, March 17. During a field training exercise March 16 to 18, here, Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment became the first unit in the Army to apply the Very…

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Commissary awards scholarship

Jason Miller From left: Stephen MacAfee, S & K Sales associate; Qahir Abdur-Rahman, Fort Irwin Commissary store director; Alex Nguyen, scholarship recipient; Michele Nguyen, Alex’s mom and; Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Nguyen, Alex’s dad. Alex received a $2,000 educational scholarship as part of the 2015 Scholarships for Military Children program here, July 8. The Fort…


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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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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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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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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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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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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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Winterfest December 15

Posted  December 13, 2012
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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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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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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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