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Town halls address housing, barracks concerns at Fort Irwin, across military

FORT IRWIN, Calif.  — Fort Irwin military leaders are addressing a recent, national report that looked into the living conditions of families in privatized military housing. Commanding Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater, as well as Garrison Commander, Col. Seth Krummrich and their staff have been working with RCI/Housing to ensure residents have housing that is safe,…

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Speaker attributes Civil Rights Leader for his personal, career achievements FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­ — Soldiers, Fort Irwin leadership and members of the Fort Irwin community attended an observance celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Sandy Basin Community Center on January 30. The Fort Irwin community celebrated the Civil Rights leader and…

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Strange snowflakes fall in the desert

A white Christmas in … February? Not quite but thousands of Fort Irwin residents woke up to a thin blanket of snow on their grass (rocks, roads or ground.) Snow dropped at levels of just 1,500 feet altitude. According to the National Weather Service, Victorville got about a half-inch of snow. Apple Valley and Hesperia…

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Soldiers from Japan join Alaska’s Stryker Team during major NTC Training

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s 72nd Tank Regiment participated in a joint, bilateral, multi-domain training rotation with the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division’s Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) at the National Training Center in February. The JGSDF 72nd TKR is out of the Northern Army in Sapporo, Japan and the 1/25…

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Black History Month speaker says “Don’t ever forget where you came from,” and honors ancestors

Hundreds packed into the Sandy Basin Community Center to hear Fort Irwin Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Key speak about the importance and meaning behind Black History Month. He said, as thousands of African-Americans migrated away from the south (between World War I and the 1970’s), they had the words of their ancestors in mind-”Don’t ever…


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Army

02/01 Public Notice 2

Posted  February 1, 2019

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice Five Year Review Report for the National Training Center Fort Irwin, California National Training Center (NTC) Fort Irwin, in association with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Army), is conducting a Five Year Review of remedial actions (environmental cleanup measures) implemented at the NTC Fort Irwin, California….

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Army

Box Tour

Posted  February 1, 2019

We appreciate the 16 participants who joined in on January’s Box Tour. The event provides an up-close-and-personal experience for civilians to see how soldiers train at the National Training Center. The tours are conducted each month and the next Box Tour is Feb. 8. Those who are interested can sign up on the main Fort…

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Army

02/01 Public Notice 1

Posted  February 1, 2019

Fort Irwin, California Formation of Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) – Membership Solicitation The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of stakeholder participation in the Installation Restoration Program (IRP) process. Therefore, Ft. Irwin is soliciting interest in establishing a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) to improve public participation and involve the community in the restoration decision-making process….

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NTC’s commanding general greets community leaders for New Year’s Reception

Posted  February 1, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif.  — The National Training Center’s Commanding General Brig. Jeff Broadwater and Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Lowe, greeted more than 200 military and civilian senior leaders at the Fort Irwin Event and Catering Center on Jan. 7. Alicia Broadwater and Jennifer Lowe, wives of General Broadwater and Sergeant Major Matthew Lowe, also welcomed…

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How to take care of your enemies: A Biblical perspective

Posted  February 1, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif.— King David has to be one of my favorite characters in the Old Testament.  King David, the second King of Israel, was described as a man after God’s own heart (1 Samuel 13:14, KJV).  He experienced some circumstances in life we can all learn from as people and Soldiers.  King David faced…

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