Man who defied medical odds speaks to the community

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The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the Fort Irwin ASAP team welcomed Jared Estes to Fort Irwin on Sept. 24.
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FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the Fort Irwin ASAP team welcomed Jared Estes to Fort Irwin on Sept. 24. The inspirational speaker interacted with Troopers at the Fort Irwin theatre and Sandy Basin Community Center during Suicide Awareness Month. Estes survived a fatal car crash as a result of a drunk driver and burn victim. The crash killed his wife and left him with more than 50 surgeries. He shared his stories on how he was able to overcome this trial in his life and pursue a positive outcome. The Regiment showed Estes vehicles utilized during rotation from Fury Troop in 2nd Squadron, 11th ACR Motorpool. Estes joined the Regiment for a physical training event conducted on the morning of Sept. 25 at Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th ACR.

 

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