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Veterans

Warrior Care Month: Honor Veterans every day

Posted November 29, 2012 by Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong

It is an indescribable honor to serve one’s country — to be one of the few who are qualified, chosen, tested and deemed worthy to wear the uniform. It’s an honor, but it is one that comes at a price. Scrawled on a bunker outside Khe Sahn in Vietnam are the words, “To those who…

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Breaking the gossip cycle in the workplace

Posted April 5, 2013 by John Winkfield

Let’s say you’re not a gossiper. You simply listen to your coworkers, so as not be rude. But here’s the thing that most people don’t realize – as a listener, you are a co-narrator to the gossip. In other words, the act of active listening actually supports and promotes gossiping. The more you listen, the…

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Army

Fort Irwin Garrison welcomes new commander

Posted August 2, 2013 by Les Ozawa

Photo by Les Ozawa Fort Irwin’s new garrison commander, Col. Jonathan P. Braga (left), receives the Fort Irwin colors from Mr. Thomas J. Schoenbeck, director of Installation Management Command’s Central Region, during a change of command ceremony, here, July 11. At center is former commander Col. Kurt J. Pinkerton, whose next assignment is with U.S….

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Events

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 5K Fun Run/Walk a huge success!

Posted November 1, 2013 by Serina Viers

On Oct. 12 more than 300 members of the Fort Irwin community joined together to support those who are currently battling cancer, honor those who have survived the battle, and remember those who have fallen.

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Army

Army Chief of Staff visits National Training Center

Posted February 7, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, speaks with officers of Operations Group, here, at a working lunch during his visit to the National Training Center, Jan. 30. The Army’s highest ranking general visited with Soldiers and various unit leaders at the National Training Center during a trip to the high…

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Local

Students learn cake decorating art

Posted July 3, 2014 by G.A. Volb

The white creamy icing was slathered on “guinea pig cakes” with enthusiasm – much of it building up around the edges leading to sweet tempting stalagmites.

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Local

Vietnam Veterans return to unit

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The 11th Armored Cavalry’s Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia association reunited with its old unit, here Sept. 5, as a special destination for their annual gathering.

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Defense Secretary: NTC prepares Soldiers for future threats, challenges

Posted December 5, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

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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Army

New era of NTC leadership begins

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC Brigadier Gen. Joseph Martin (left) receives the National Training Center colors from Lt. Gen. Patrick Donahue II, deputy commanding general of United States Army Forces Command, during a change of command ceremony here, March 24. Major Gen. Ted Martin (background) will next command the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic…

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Your bus ride just got better

Posted August 7, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

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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