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Sports

Local minor league team offers family fun

Posted May 31, 2012 by Kenneth Drylie

The boys of summer are back. Residents of Fort Irwin don’t have to drive all the way to LA to see professional baseball; there is a team just a little south of the installation. The High Desert Mavericks...

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Events

Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade

Posted May 24, 2012 by anradmin

A joint color guard, including Fort Irwin Soldiers, marches in Torrance, Calif., during the city’s annual Armed Forces Day Celebration May 19. The National Training Center and Fort Irwin have participated in this...

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Army

Maintenance key to 1-144 annual field training

Posted May 24, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Zachary A. Gardner

If you’re a Soldier, maintenance is an essential part of your life. No matter what your occupational specialty or career field is in the Army, all Soldiers have to maintain their equipment, especially if they only get one weekend a month, two weeks a year to use it.

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Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office, Fort Irwin and NTC
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Salutes & Awards

Fort Irwin officer awarded Purple Heart

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Gustavo Bahena

It was June 6, 2010 when an improvised explosive device detonated from underneath a paved road in Afghanistan and blasted into the air the armored security vehicle commanded by 1st Lt. Lukas Toth.

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Veterans

Wounded Warrior opens family ranch: free to all veterans

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Sgt. Mark Cloutier

Disabled combat veteran Bill Campbell and his wife, Domenica, opened their 14-acre farm in December, free to all veterans and their families.

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Army

Army team begins Mount McKinley climb

Posted May 24, 2012 by anradmin

Crowning a vast glacier and surrounded by other peaks of impressive magnitude rises Mount McKinley, also known as Denali (a Koyukon Athabaskan word meaning “The High One”).

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Army

Fort Irwin Soldiers take on Pre-Ranger Course

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

All the way through a Ranger Physical Fitness Test, an obstacle course, and a12- mile ruck march, the instructors of the 11th Armored Cavalry...

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Army

Acquisition exec observes ‘decisive action’ training at NTC

Posted May 17, 2012 by By Kris Osborn

Tension filled the air as civilians scattered and shots rang out in the streets — armored security vehicles drove down the road and dismounted infantry began storming into village buildings while yelling “enemy fire, second floor, 12 o’clock!”

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Salutes & Awards

Soldier and NCO of the Year

Posted May 17, 2012 by Photos by Ken Drylie

Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan E. Buckner, Command Sergeant Major the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, congratulates Spc. Cody Graham, 2nd Heavy Equipment Transportation Company, on winning the Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year competition at the...

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Local

Fort Irwin family shares common bond through violin

Posted May 17, 2012 by By Caroline Keyser

During his recent deployment to Afghanistan, Spc. Joshua Crippen carried a precious item in a dark case, and it wasn’t a weapon. The item was his violin, and during long days and nights spent thousands...

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