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11th ACR troopers compete in Sullivan Cup

Posted May 17, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Fifteen four-man crews from across the U.S. Army competed this month for a chance to be called the Army’s best when it comes to tanking. The five-day Sullivan Cup event, held May 7-11 at Fort Benning, Ga., consisted of a physical fitness test, tank maintenance challenge...

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Dragon Team slays wall

Posted May 10, 2012 by Photos by Capt. Jeffrey J. Tebo

Members of Operations Group Dragon Team, Cpl. Thomas Flood (left), Sgt. Gary Clark (right) man belay for rappelling soldiers while...

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Adopt-a-pet May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

Penny is a 8-month-old female short hair kitten who loves to play.  Owl is a very fluffy, brown and white female cat with lots of curiosity who is about 4 years old.  Nemo is an orange and white male tabby who is about 2 years old.  Grimsby is a 5-year-old male cat who loves to…

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Motocross at Fort Irwin

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

Rich Kearns shows off his bike handling skills during the Freestyle Motocross demo at Fort Irwin’s Town Center May 6. Ronnie Renner and Keith Sayers sign autographs for fans at the Fort Irwin Town Center...

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Fort Irwin roller derby gets ‘heavy’

Posted May 10, 2012 by By Ken Drylie

There is a rebirth of sorts going on, and a part of it is happening right here at Fort Irwin. Roller derby was extremely popular in the 1930s and 40s, but almost completely disappeared in following years, in part due to decreased popularity of scripted matches and rehearsed drama.

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Student 2 Student helps ease transition for new SVHS students

Posted May 3, 2012 by By Caroline Keyser

New kids at Silver Valley High School might not feel so new from now on, thanks to a program that has been restarted this year. Student 2 Student is a national initiative sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition that aims to help ease students’ transition when starting a...

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Swimming, swimming in a swimming pool!

Posted May 3, 2012 by anradmin

Emma Saelens, 13,poses with the smiley face cap she earned by swimming a mile in Oasis Pool with the Fort Irwin Sandsharks swim team April 26. Saelens was the first to finish the mile in 40 minutes...

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Horse Detachment simulates smuggling illegal weapons

Posted May 3, 2012 by Story and Photos by Spc. Anthony J. Lecours

Insurgents and criminal elements in Afghanistan have shifted to smuggling for illicit funds and supplies. With the trafficking of weapons and drugs across international borders, the need for border security is at an all-time high. By donning disguises and using pack mules to...

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Month of the Military Child

Posted May 3, 2012 by anradmin

Elizabeth Adler jumps to the finish line of a sack race during Fort Irwin’s 26th annual Month of the Military Child celebration April 28. Photo by Alice Adler Daniel Humble shows off his face paint during Fort Irwin’s 26th annual Month of the Military Child celebration April 28.

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Volunteer recognition ceremony

Posted May 3, 2012 by Photos by Caroline Keyser

Hayley Violand poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Morse and Col. Kurt Pinkerton, Fort Irwin Garrison command sergeant major and commander, after receiving the first place award for volunteering with schools during Fort Irwin’s volunteer recognition ceremony April 25 at Sandy Basin Community Center.

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