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Focused on the battle against TBI’s

Gustavo Bahena Colonel Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead, commander of United States Army Medical Department Activity here, and Shannon O’ Kelley, chief operating officer of the UCLA Health System, sign a memorandum of agreement at Fort Irwin, March 31. Traumatic brain injury experts from UCLA and the Army convened during a TBI Summit at this installation. A highly…

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After foot amputation, Soldier’s mission is to remain infantry

Photo by Serina Viers, MEDDAC Spc. Kevin Nguyen performs an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Irwin, March 12. Staff Sgt. Rafael Machuca (right) of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, here, administered the APFT. Sergeant 1st Class Robert Peredo, left, is Nguyen’s platoon sergeant. The right opportunity might not come around often, but when it…

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Vietnam Veterans converge on Fort Irwin for tribute

Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office A Vietnam War Veteran returns the salute of a young U.S. Naval Sea Cadet. The exchange took place at the 2014 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony, here, March 28. Home of the National Training Center, Fort Irwin holds the ceremony each year to honor America’s Veterans. Hundreds of…

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Retired K9 finds peace with veteran family

Photo by Carlo Casem, Training Support Center Max, a retired military working dog, was given a certificate, medal and doggie toys by the War Dogs Association Chapter 1-Western Region, a non-profit that supports handlers and adopters of retired military working dogs. Angela and Thomas Boggs (rear) adopted the Belgian Malinois after he was retired from…

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School Age Services children learn about safety, helicopter mission

For some kids, having a day off from school might allow for a few more video games before mom or dad gets home.


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Independence Day brings Fort Irwin community together

Posted  July 12, 2012

Although a sudden summer storm passed through the National Training Center and Fort Irwin the morning of July 4, Mother Nature did not rain on Fort Irwin’s party. The second annual Red, White and Boom! Bash...

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News Briefs – July 12, 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

Celebrating Unity during Ramadan The Fort Irwin EO/EEO Offices along with 51st Tactical Interpreter Company with Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, invites the community to attend the “Celebration of Unity during Ramadan” at the Sandy Basin Community Center on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The ceremony will commemorate contributions to the…

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Water safety tips

Posted  July 12, 2012

When the weather turns warm, everyone wants to be in or around the water. Hanging out at the pool or the beach on a hot day is a great way to beat the heat.

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Dodgers honor service members

Posted  July 12, 2012

Honor Guards from each of the five services line the infield as members of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and employees of Northrop Grumman unfurl an American flag on the field...

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Fun at the BOSS Zone

Posted  July 12, 2012

pc. Kendrick Barnett and Pfc. Joshua Clark show off the winner’s belts that winners of the upcoming Battle of the Barracks video game tournament will receive at BOSS Zone in Bldg. 292.

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Adopt-a-pet – July 12, 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

Duchess is a 2-year-old black and white cat. Her kitten, Sylvester, recently got adopted and she’s looking for a home for herself. To meet these animals or their furry friends, visit the Fort Irwin veterinary clinic between 2-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Fort Irwin Community Calendar – July 12, 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

TODAY The Fort Irwin shopping tour shuttle runs Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between Fort Irwin and the Home Depot, Walmart and Tanger Outlets in Barstow. Anyone with valid ID to access Fort Irwin can take advantage of this service. Cost is $2.75 for a one-way ride. Children 5 and under are free. For more information,…

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Salutes & Awards

MEDDAC celebrates birthday

Posted  July 12, 2012

Capt. Amos Fox, MEDDAC commander Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead, and Capt. Jiin Kim cut a cake for the birthday of the U.S. Army...

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Fort Irwin supports Hell Walk 2

Posted  July 12, 2012

Hell Walk was an event in which Los Angeles resident and military brat Josh Tate walked 100 miles through the city to raise money for scholarships for children of fallen service members.

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Birth Announcements for June 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

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