Tag Archives: Fort Irwin

Every military post has a local celebrity. At Fort Irwin, it’s Tripod, an injured donkey known for his ability to elude capture.
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Fort Irwin recently immersed several civilians into their intense training world, giving them a glimpse of what military life is really like.
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Black Hawk rides, tanks and guns are on the agenda for several VIPs who are going to get hand-on training on what it’s like to be a soldier.
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Being trained to win; Fort Irwin’s National Training Center prepares soldiers for successful combat.
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Omar Nurse, a combat weatherman, uses night vision goggles to conduct a weather observation to ensure visibility and climate matches the main weather sensor data at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder

Decision makers at all levels rely on the Air Force’s 19th Expeditionary Weather Squadron to provide accurate weather forecasts for military operations.
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