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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – September 7, 2018

Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place. This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link above.

WACH Health & Safety

WACH nutrition care division getting out and active with Fort Irwin youth

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Weed Army Community Hospital Nutrition Care Division continuously dedicate their time showing the children of Fort Irwin how to get out, get active and eat healthy to reduce the risk of childhood obesity. “You can adopt a healthy lifestyle at a young age by getting adequate sleep, regular physical activity and…

OneStopRibbon Events

One-Stop ribbon cutting, improving quality of life on post

FORT IRWIN, Calif — After a year of construction, renovation, and planning, Fort Irwin’s, One Stop is complete. The U.S. Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), along with the Garrison Commander, Col. Seth Krummrich, welcomed the Fort Irwin community to participate in the grand opening Aug. 6. Leaders hailed the opening of the…

FP News

NTC Ops Team ensures difficult, rewarding training for 56th SBCT

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers with the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team conducted battle simulation training at the National Training Center here during rotation 18-09, Aug. 4-18. “We all have a single purpose here at the national training center: that is to ensure that they [the training Soldiers] have their hardest day out here in…

milla Local

Actress Milla Jovovich visits Fort Irwin

Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment teach Hollywood Actress and Supermodel Milla Jovovich the proper techniques for clearing a room of insurgent fighters in the training village of Razish at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. Jovovich visited Fort Irwin as part of her preparations for her role in the upcoming feature film,…

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GOMORs and Social Media – How to stay out of trouble

Posted  July 6, 2018

In the current political climate, it is important to remember that social media can be an avenue which may lead to some trouble. For example, posting negative or contemptuous words against an elected official may run afoul of Article 88 of the UCMJ. This article prohibits disrespectful or condescending statements against Federal and State officials….

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Photo by: Louis Katz, louiethelens.com
Salutes & Awards

U.S. Army Outstanding Service Medal awarded

Posted  July 6, 2018

Huntington Beach, Calif. — Country singer and U.S. Army veteran Craig Morgan received one of Army’s highest civilian honors during a ceremony at the Army Ball held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach on June 23. Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, Army Chief Information Officer, Gen. (Retired) Carter Ham, President AUSA, and Col. (retired) Pete Seitz…

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Photo Credit: Mrs. Martha Yoshida (Leonard Wood)

Strong B.A.N.D.S 2018 topped the charts with participants

Posted  July 6, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas ­— The end of May marked the wrap up of the annual Army Strong B.A.N.D.S fitness campaign. With a focus on balance, activity, nutrition, determination, and strength, the program brought in staggering numbers. Sixty-eight garrison locations held a total of 394 programs with a whopping number of 69,807 participants who joined the…

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Photo Credit: Ms. Brittany Nelson (IMCOM)
Air Force

IMCOM Soldier advances to final level of Best Warrior Competition

Posted  July 6, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas  — Spc. Bryce Falgiani is the Soldier category winner of the 2018 Joint Base San Antonio Best Warrior Competition. Falgiani will head to Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, this October, where he will test his mettle against the toughest Soldiers [E-4 and below] in the U.S. Army while representing the U.S. Army Installation…

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Photo Credit: Susan A. Merkner, IMCOM Public Relations

Youth Leadership Forum gives Army teens a voice

Posted  July 6, 2018

Nearly 100 teenage Army dependents have gathered recently in Massachusetts for the second annual World Wide Youth Leadership Forum. This gathering of teens from around the world is designed to foster communications between Army teens and Army leadership regarding the most important issues teens encounter in society. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Army…

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