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Sharing holiday cheer with military, community leaders

Posted January 9, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC (Left to right) Aide-de-camp 1st Lt. Daniel Bukema, Kim Creed, and National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin. Martin presented Creed with a commemorative medal he hand-crafted. The medal is in honor of her son Cpl. Matthew Creed, who was killed in action in 2006 during…

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Santa sometimes wears blue – Dodger blue!

Posted January 9, 2015 by Shannon Hansen

Tiefort View Intermediate School students had the privilege of attending the annual Los Angeles Dodgers Children’s Holiday Party in December. The school sent 21 students to Dodger Stadium where they received toys and new shoes. The students also had an opportunity to meet Santa, have baseball caps and other items signed by Dodger players, and…

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Going the distance for Veterans

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sgt. Erik Thurman,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment carried-out the 18th annual Long Walk, Dec. 15 -16, by walking the 38 mile stretch of highway that connects Fort Irwin to the Veterans Home of California in Barstow.

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Energy transformed into support for Soldiers, families

Posted January 9, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

“It started as a personal gesture eight years ago,” said Bridget Blehm...

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Bringing cavalry tradition, teamwork to family

Posted January 9, 2015 by Sgt. David Beckstrom,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted its annual Spouses’ Spur Ride to share the traditions of the cavalry with family members and National Training Center partners, Nov. 26.

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Future fire fighters train at annual academy

Posted January 9, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

For the 13th year, Fort Irwin hosted 190 Fire Explorers from 25 Explorer posts from San Bernardino and Riverside counties at the Inland Empire Fire Explorer Association’s annual fire academy.

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A Day of Gratitude

Posted December 5, 2014 by G. A. Volb

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC Gold Star and Blue Star families assemble with leadership and Soldiers of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin for a photo during the “Day of Gratitude” event here, Nov. 25. In an ongoing effort to ensure members of the Fort Irwin community recognize the sacrifices of those who serve,…

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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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Holiday season a time to honor the spirit of gratitude

Posted December 5, 2014 by Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Rodriguez

Courtesy Photo Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Rodriguez, command sergeant major for 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, speaks with community members enjoying a Thanksgiving meal here, Nov. 25. Leadership greeted and served meals to attendees, who included Gold Star families and Veterans from the California Veterans Home in Barstow. Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays! The…

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New Parent Support Program provides gift baskets

Posted December 5, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

Gustavo Bahena Stephanie Ferguson, a registered nurse with New Parent Support Program, Family Advocacy Program, holds items for a “Welcome Home Baby Basket” gift. Ferguson meets new babies’ families at home and provides a free package of baby items and informational literature for parents. A baby is born at Fort Irwin, on average, once a…

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