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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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11th ACR conducts Basic Sniper Observer Course

Posted April 26, 2012 by Story and photos by Spc. Anthony J. Lecours

“Ready… ready… fire” is shouted out over a desert firing range as Sgt. Gil Landtiser, a Soldier with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires a shot. Landtiser then confirms his shot and...

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11th ACR welcomes 20th CSM

Posted April 26, 2012 by Story and Photos by Sgt. Zachary A. Gardner

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment held a change of responsibility ceremony for Command Sgt. Maj. Clinton J. Reiss, 19th command sergeant major of the 11th ACR, and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen...

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Landmark Inn welcomes new general manager

Posted April 26, 2012 by Story and photo by Caroline Keyser

There’s a new face in charge of Fort Irwin’s hotel. Joyce Wilston took over as general manager of the Landmark Inn April 3. A resident of the High Desert for 13 years, Wilston is a California native and brings many years of hotel management experience to her new role. Before coming...

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Pirate Party!

Posted April 26, 2012 by Photos by Alice Adler

Richard Ballard paints his shark box with great care at the Fort Irwin Arts and Crafts Center’s annual Pirate Party April 21. McKinley Viers works hard on a shark box during the Fort Irwin Arts and Crafts Center’s annual Pirate Party April 21. Gabriel Alameddin checks out Richard Ballard’s...

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MCSC Women’s Conference

Posted April 26, 2012 by anradmin

Julie Cummings demonstrates how to make a sushi roll during the Military and Civilian Spouses Club’s annual Women’s Conference April 19 at Reggie’s.   Erika Reinhard watches as Rowan Rakers pours safflower oil into a bowl during a class called “Potions and Lotions” at the Military and Civilian Spouses Club’s annual Women’s Conference April 19…

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