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  1. Defense secretary lauds Fort Irwin training during rare visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Victorville Daily Press

    In a rare visit Sunday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured simulated warfare training at Fort Irwin and then lauded how "critically important" the military base is to U.S. forces due to its unique geography. After meeting with high-level commanders, Hagel spoke to reporters about Fort Irwin's significance to the military "partly because of the environment it represents."

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  2. Defense Secretary: U.S. Speeding Up Training of Iraqi Forces Fighting Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | TheBlaze.com

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. military is accelerating its efforts to train and advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks to members of 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

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  3. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to visit Fort Irwin, speak to troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FORT IRWIN >> Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will visit the U.S. Army's National Training Center here on Sunday to meet with active-duty and Army reserve soldiers, officials here said Thursday. Hagel will observe what's called “decisive action” training for some 4,700 soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, which is based at Fort Carson, Colo., according to a National Training Center news release.

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  4. Twentynine Palms - DesertHagel to visit Fort IrwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Press-Enterprise

    Keep it civil and stay on topic. No profanity, vulgarity, racial slurs or personal attacks.

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  5. Ready First: 1st Brigade will send 4,500 soldiers to NTC in spring 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | El Paso Times

    Col. Ross Coffman, 1st Brigade commander, talks about the brigade's coming National Training Center rotation, scheduled for next year. The Ready First Brigade at Fort Bliss wants to be ready for its rotation next year at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

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  6. U.S. Secretary of Defense to visit National Training Center on Sunday Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Victorville Daily Press

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will visit the Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin on Sunday to observe training and interact with soldiers, Army officials announced. Hagel will observe "decisive action readiness training," including more than 4,700 soldiers of the Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, which is based at Fort Carson, Colo., officials said.

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  7. Dodgers invite veterans for special event at ballparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    ... be." Lopez, now a military police officer, was joined on the field by his family and 10 of his colleagues from Fort Irwin, Calif. "You get here and you're just humbled by everything that you see, everything that people appreciate about you," he ...

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  8. Veterans Day Data Boot CampRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | US News & World Report

    ... 1. 6 million, the bureau estimates. Each of these states have major military bases including Fort Hood in Texas, Fort Irwin in California and Naval Air Station Pensacola. Vietnam and World War II: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan tested the resolve ...

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  9. Fort Irwin man arrested in death of 4-year-old stepsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | San Bernardino County Sun

    San Bernardino County Sheriff's detectives and agents from the Army's Criminal Investigation Command arrested 25-year-old Jonathan Hernandez on Friday at Fort Irwin in the death of Silas Torres, according to a Sheriff's Department press release. Hernandez was booked into the High Desert Detention Center later that day.

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  10. Man suspected of murdering 4-year-old stepchild Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Victorville Daily Press

    The stepfather of a 4-year-old who died last year at Fort Irwin has been arrested on suspicion of murdering the child, and he pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday. Jonathan Michael Hernandez, 25, was arraigned Monday in Victorville on charges of murder and assault on a child causing death, court records show.

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  11. American Legion Posta s busy late fall scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... will chair the Angel Tree Program, seeking donations of toys or money to provide gifts for the children of Fort Irwin Army personnel deployed overseas. Well over 200 toys were donated last year and 300 are sought this year. Monetary donations will ...

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  12. Idaho Army National Guard helicopter crashes, killing 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... 1st AD Combat Aviation Brigade also known as 'Task Force Apocalypse', flies over a training area Sept. 11, 2014 Fort Irwin, Ca. Task Force Apocalypse is participating in 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team 1st Armored Divisions National Training Center ...

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  13. Tie in Victorville City Council race is broken for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... Urging others not to be discouraged by obstacles, naysayers or limitations, Dew appeared more willing. Meanwhile, Fort Irwin project manager Eric Negrete, who led with 28.48 percent of the vote, thanked his supporters Thursday. "I am humbled and ...

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  14. Mesa Police ID owner of military uniformRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Arizona Republic

    ... at the uniform that the soldier was a Private First Class Ramirez with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment out of Fort Irwin, California. Because of the crossed rifles on the left collar of the uniform and the light blue infantry chord on the right ...

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  15. Uncounted mail ballots crucial to break Victorville deadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Victorville Daily Press

    Political newcomer Eric Negrete remained firmly in the driver's seat Wednesday for one of two open seats on the Victorville City Council, while incumbent Jim Kennedy and Air Force veteran Lionel Dew were deadlocked for second place with more than 1,700 mail-in votes still to be counted. Negrete, a project manager at Fort Irwin, led a field of five candidates with 28.69 percent of the vote as of 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to unofficial results.

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  16. New Bliss CO urges Army readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Army Times

    ... With 1.2 million acres of training area, Fort Bliss dwarves places like the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Fort Bliss provides unique opportunities right here, Twitty said. Twitty, a 51-year-old native of Chesnee, S.C., has revamped ...

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  17. Leader of West Texas post urges Army readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | WBNS

    ... With 1.2 million acres of training area, Fort Bliss dwarves places like the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Fort Bliss provides unique opportunities right here, Twitty said. Twitty, a 51-year-old native of Chesnee, S.C., has revamped ...

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  18. New Fort Bliss commander stresses 'tough and realistic training'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... With 1.2 million acres of training area, Fort Bliss dwarves places like the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The vast Fort Bliss training area provides unique opportunities right here, Twitty said. Twitty has revamped Fort Bliss' ...

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  19. 5 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Hesperia Star

    ... is guaranteed as nearly 40 talented volunteers contribute to a realistic and professional atmosphere. 3)Fort Irwin Mud & Guts Run: Children and adults are invited to test their running, jumping, climbing and crawling abilities on a military-style ...

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  20. A reunion to remember for army veteran killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Hesperia Star

    ... of you guys here to show me that." The group of six traveled from Texas, New Mexico, Indiana, Utah, Fremont and Fort Irwin to be with the family to celebrate Destiny's big day. Each said they knew the traditional Catholic event, signaling her ...

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