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New commander for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Irwin

Leslie Ozawa United States Army Garrison Fort Irwin Commander Col. G. Scott Taylor (left) receives a guidon from Thomas Schoenbeck, director of Central Region for Installation Management Command, during a change of command ceremony here, July 15. The son of a former commander of the National Training Center took the leadership role for the garrison…

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Army observes Suicide Awareness Month in September

Fort Irwin to host motivational speakers In support of the nation’s observance of Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7 -13, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, the United States Army focuses on a campaign about the importance of building resiliency and suicide awareness during the entire month of September. The Army Resiliency Directorate has communicated…

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Your bus ride just got better

Photo courtesy of VVTA The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five new “luxury coaches” which will be used on the commuter routes between Hesperia, Victorville, Silver Lakes, Barstow and Fort Irwin in mid-August. The Victor Valley Transit Authority has acquired five, new 53-passenger buses which will begin running on the morning and afternoon weekday…

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Bringing connectivity to GCSS-A in the field

11th ACR Staff Sgt. Don Nottingham from Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry sets up the Very Small Aperture Terminal here, March 17. During a field training exercise March 16 to 18, here, Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment became the first unit in the Army to apply the Very…

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Commissary awards scholarship

Jason Miller From left: Stephen MacAfee, S & K Sales associate; Qahir Abdur-Rahman, Fort Irwin Commissary store director; Alex Nguyen, scholarship recipient; Michele Nguyen, Alex’s mom and; Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Nguyen, Alex’s dad. Alex received a $2,000 educational scholarship as part of the 2015 Scholarships for Military Children program here, July 8. The Fort…


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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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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

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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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