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A Day of Gratitude

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC Gold Star and Blue Star families assemble with leadership and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin for a photo during the “Day of Gratitude” event here, Nov. 25. In an ongoing effort to ensure members of the Fort Irwin community recognize the sacrifices of those who serve,…

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Defense Secretary: NTC prepares Soldiers for future threats, challenges

Gustavo Bahena Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Soldiers during a visit to the training area here, Nov. 16. The Secretary of Defense for the United States observed training and spoke with Soldiers during a visit here, Nov. 16. Chuck Hagel, the nation’s 24th Defense Secretary, flew on a helicopter to ‘the box’ and…

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Holiday season a time to honor the spirit of gratitude

Courtesy Photo Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Rodriguez, command sergeant major for 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, speaks with community members enjoying a Thanksgiving meal here, Nov. 25. Leadership greeted and served meals to attendees, who included Gold Star families and Veterans from the California Veterans Home in Barstow. Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays! The…

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New Parent Support Program provides gift baskets

Gustavo Bahena Stephanie Ferguson, a registered nurse with New Parent Support Program, Family Advocacy Program, holds items for a “Welcome Home Baby Basket” gift. Ferguson meets new babies’ families at home and provides a free package of baby items and informational literature for parents. A baby is born at Fort Irwin, on average, once a…

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Worth the journey

Photo courtesy of Sue Ollar Steven Shopa, Colt Boehringer and Blake Bair make the Scout sign during a ceremony in which they were awarded the Eagle Scout medal. Three Boy Scouts achieved the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony here, Oct. 21. Blake Bair, Colt Boehringer, and Steven Shopa received the Eagle Scout Medal,…


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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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Salutes & Awards

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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Fun in the Sun at the “Red, White and BOOM Bash!”

Posted  July 12, 2012

Justin Wilt, 3, and his brother, Jimmy, 7, romp around on a bounce attraction for children at the “Red, White and Boom Bash” at Fort Irwin...

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