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Cleared for takeoff

Posted April 3, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

A ribbon cutting ceremony signaled the conclusion of construction for a landing strip project in the training area of this Army combat training center, March 3.

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Making Fort Irwin “Go First Class”

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin (second, from left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers attach a “Go First Class” dental streamer to the guidon of United States Army Dental Clinic Command during a ceremony here, Feb. 24. Sgt. 1st Class Terry Scott, senior dental non-commissioned officer with…

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Inspiring a bright future from the past

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Maj. Kiryenski Jones, officer in charge of Sustainment Automation Support Management with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, spoke at the Fort Irwin African American/Black History Month celebration here, Feb. 11. Fort Irwin celebrated African American/Black History Month with a ceremony here, Feb. 11. This year’s theme was “A Century of Black Life, History and…

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The most memorable 25 months of my military life

Posted March 6, 2015 by Maj. Gen. Ted Martin, Commander

Photo by Gustavo Bahena, Public Affairs Office Major Gen. Ted Martin stands in his office next to a photo of his father, Ephraim Martin III. Martin senior, who has since passed away, served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he joined the ROTC at the University of Maine and was commissioned…

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Defense secretary outlines his priorities

Posted March 6, 2015 by DoD News Defense Media Activity

Ash Carter, who was sworn in as the 25th secretary of defense Feb. 17, laid out his top priorities in a message to the Department of Defense workforce. Carter’s message: I am honored to become your secretary of defense. I am proud to lead men and women who devote their lives to the highest calling…

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Course prepares NCOs for successful outcomes

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Graduates of Battle Staff Non-commissioned Officer Course 06-15: Sgt. 1st Class Eduardo Gomez, Sgt. 1st Class Maurice Carter, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Cummings, Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Sentilles, Sgt. 1st Class Demetri Alston, Staff Sgt. Aaron Bascom, Staff Sgt. Rodolfo De La Cruz, Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Francis, Sgt. 1st Class Judith King, Sgt….

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Reserve Soldiers train, broadcast on ‘The Heat’

Posted March 6, 2015 by Sgt. Hector Corea

Soldiers of the 222nd Broadcast Operations Detachment and the 302nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment conducted battle training assembly here Feb. 6-9.

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Fort Irwin student wins first place in 12th annual Spelling Bee

Posted March 6, 2015 by Brooke Self

A packed room of nervous children and anxious parents looked on as the 12th annual Daily Press and Desert Dispatch Spelling Bee was underway inside the Desert Mountain Education Center in Apple Valley, Calif., Feb. 21.

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Cub Scouts: earning rank, becoming leaders

Posted March 6, 2015 by Sgt. David Beckstrom,

Fort Irwin’s Cub Scout Pack 67 held its annual Blue and Gold banquet here, Feb. 11.

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Happy 114th anniversary!

Posted March 6, 2015 by Gustavo Bahena

Military and civilian medical personnel gathered for a celebration of the 114th year of the Army Nurse Corps at Weed Army Community Hospital here, Feb. 2.

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