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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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NTC continues demonstrated leadership in the protection / respect for its environment

Posted June 21, 2012 by anradmin

The NTC is not only the best military training facility in the world, unequivocally, it is a world leader in protecting the environment and...

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1/11 Soldiers become U.S. citizens

Posted August 2, 2012 by By Caroline Keyser

Two Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment can finally claim the rights and responsibilities of citizens of the country they’ve been defending in uniform.

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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act provides rights for terminating auto leases, home leases, cell phone contracts

Posted October 18, 2012 by Capt. Nate Mealy

In 2003, Congress passed the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The SCRA allows Soldiers to get out of phone service agreements, and car and home leases without any penalty when they first join the military and whenever they have a permanent change of station, or deploy. The SCRA’s lease-termination rules are pretty simple. Whenever Soldiers first…

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‘Training Tomorrow’s Firefighters Today’

Posted November 21, 2012 by Macie Conner

The Inland Empire Fire Explorer Association hosted the 21st Fire Explorer Academy at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. The Academy started Nov. 14 and concluded with a graduation ceremony on Nov. 18. This year, 160 explorers representing 27 departments from San Bernardino and Riverside counties participated in rigorous training on structural firefighting, flammable…

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A less taxing experience: Fort Irwin Tax Center

Posted February 1, 2013 by Capt. Nate Mealy

Photo by Ken Drylie, Public Affairs Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Kurt Pinkerton cuts a ribbon, while Capt. Nathan Mealy and Dan Lindsey look on, during the opening of the Fort Irwin Tax Center, Jan. 22. On Jan. 22 the Fort Irwin Tax Center officially opened for business in building 288 on…

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PLENTY OF SPACE AND SUNSHINE:

Posted July 5, 2013 by

Representatives of the energy industry visited Fort Irwin to look at a proposed site for the construction of a photovoltaic system that would harness solar energy, June 13. The prospective contractors for the project met with representatives from Fort Irwin, Defense Logistics Agency Energy and the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force to discuss a recently…

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Ghost stories to tell over tacos, bagels and stir fry

Posted October 4, 2013 by Les Ozawa

“I love it when babies come in,” said Anna Mai Taylor, foreman at Fort Irwin’s fast food restaurant, Manchu Wok.

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First sergeant talks about life within and outside a tribal reservation

Posted February 7, 2014 by Les Ozawa

“It completely blindsided my family,” said 1st Sgt. Taylor Tahbo of A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, about his decision to join the Army in 1999.

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We’re surrounded by good people

Posted June 6, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Volunteers have made such an impact at Fort Irwin, that their time and energy was quantified as a $600,920.76 value during a 12-month period ending in April.

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