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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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MEDDAC welcomes new commander

Posted  June 7, 2012

Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead speaks to the audience after taking command of Fort Irwin’s MEDDAC during a ceremony at the installation May 30. Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training...

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Adopt-a-pet June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

Jacques and Ray are 1-2 year old male cats who are very friendly and love to play. They both must be adopted by tomorrow. Chum is a 4-month old male pit bull who must be adopted off-post due to housing regulations.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Shea McCullough

Posted  June 7, 2012

Where do you volunteer? Army Community Services (ACS) in Building 109. What do you do as a volunteer? Assist with the Mobilization and Deployment and Employment Readiness Programs. What do you get out of volunteering? A smoother transition into the civilian workforce as well as applicable…

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Fort Irwin Community Calendar June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 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 will 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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RSS volunteers to help Fort Irwin Middle School Field Day

Posted  June 7, 2012

Troopers from Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron,11th Armored Cavalry Regiment volunteered to help out Fort Irwin Middle School with a field day at May 23.

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Class of 2012 graduates at Fort Irwin

Posted  June 7, 2012

Barstow Community College and Park University students anxiously await the beginning of the 16th Annual consolidated graduation ceremony on May 30th.

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Red Cross youth volunteers aid vet clinic

Posted  June 7, 2012

On May 19, the Fort Irwin’s American Red Cross Youth Program volunteers facilitated a supply drive to collect items for the Fort Irwin Stray Facility.

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Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage

Posted  June 7, 2012

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated Asian-Pacific American Heritage month with activities at Jack Rabbit Park on May 30. Asian-Pacific encompasses the entire Asian continent and the Pacific...

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Fort Irwin Boy Scouts conquer Tiefort Mountain

Posted  June 7, 2012

Tiefort Mountain is the largest mountain at Fort Irwin, and its 5,063 feet of desert beauty has provided many hikers and climbers the opportunity to scale its rocky slopes and take in the panoramic view of the valley...

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Birth Announcements for May 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012
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