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					                                                          TICO Soldiers                                                 NTC Military                                                Fort Irwin
                                                          finally get                                                   Police complete                                             spouses help
                                                          barracks of                                                   capstone                                                    break world
                                                          their own                                                     training                                                    record

                                                          News, P. 3                                                    News, P. 8-9                                                NEWS, P. 14




Volume 7, Number 20
                          High Desert Warrior                             Published in the interest of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin community • www.irwin.army.mil        May 19, 2011



NEWS BRIEFS
       Garrison Headquarters
                                                                                    lt. dan Band rocks fort irwin
             Relocation
   As of Monday, the Fort Irwin Garrison
headquarters has relocated to Bldg. 237, lo-
cated between 3rd Street and C Avenue. The
phone numbers for Garrison headquarters
are unchanged.

           Family Movie Night
   The Villages at Fort Irwin are hosting
a Family Movie Night from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. today at the Sandy Basin Commu-
nity Center. There will be popcorn, drinks
and a chance to win the featured movie,
“Tangled.” Call Cynthia Brooks at (888)
419-6499 ext. 3710 to RSVP for this event.

        Pinnacle Office Closure
   Pinnacle will be closed from 8 a.m.
to noon on May 26 for training. Normal
customer service will resume after noon.
RCI will remain open for business while
Pinnacle is closed.

 Community Events Calendar
    For the complete list of community hap-
penings at Fort Irwin, visit the Fort Irwin
homepage at www.irwin.army.mil and click
on the Fort Irwin Community Calendar link
under the “Hot Topics” box on the right side
of the Irwin homepage.

         MAy/JUNE 2011
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                                   19      20       21
  22       23      24      25      26      27       28
  29       30      31       1       2       3       4
  5         6       7       8       9      10       11
  12       13      14      15      16      17       18
       Rotational SoldieR USe of PoSt facilitieS

  Heavy use | MediuM use | MiniMal use
                We salute, honor


                                            83                                                  SgT. gIaNCarlO CaSeM
                           FORt iRwiN SOldiERS
                           CuRRENtly dEPlOyEd                      Gary Sinise jams with an aspiring
                                                                   lead guitar player during the lt. dan
                                                                   Band concert on May 14 at fort irwin.                                            For story and more photos see dan, pages 12-13
         Source: Directorate of Human Resources
          National Training Center and Fort Irwin
2         High Desert Warrior
          May 19, 2011

     avoid lead foot on fort irwin Road as                                                                                                                                     WHO WE ARE

        the life it saves could be yours
                                                                                                                                                                             Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell
                                                                                                                                                                             Commanding General
                                                                                                                                                                    Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan Buckner
                                                                                                                                                                              Post CSM
                                        of which resulted in a vehicle         traffic in the morning or in-          Fort Irwin Road? Approximately                           Col. Jim Chevallier
                                        rollover. Fortunately, no one was      bound traffic in the evening           10 minutes! The difference                              Garrison Commander
                                        seriously injured and everyone         consists of 16-18 year-old kids        between traveling 55 mph and                      Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Sta
                                        was wearing their seat belts, but      going to or coming from school         75 mph from I-15 to the tanks                           Garrison CSM
                                        I’m convinced that these were          and Soldiers, family members           is just 10 minutes. Is exceeding                         John Wagsta e
                                        due to excessive speed.                and civilian employees traveling       the speed limit to save about 10                     NTC Public A airs Director
                                            I got it! We’re 34 miles away      to or from work in cars, buses,        minutes time worth the risk to                    High Desert Warrior Sta
                                        from anything, traffic isn’t too       or vans. Our children lack             others? Is it worth approximately                  Charles Melton, Acting Editor
                                        bad and there’s not much to            the driving skills and the larger      $400 for a speeding ticket? Is it                  Charles.melton3@us.army.mil
                                        look at on Fort Irwin Road.            vehicles lack the maneuverability      worth your life?                                  Caroline Keyser, Senior Writer
                                        That however, is not an excuse to      to take proper evasive actions             We’ve been fortunate that we                  Caroline.n.keyser@us.army.mil
                                        throw caution out the window.          necessary to compensate for the        haven’t had a death or serious                Agustin Rodriguez, Editorial Assistant
                                            Last week in a 15-minute           lack of caution of others.             injury in more than a year and                  agustin.rodriguez1@us.army.mil
                                        time period, the California                What about cost? The cost          hopefully we won’t. But we all                           Aerotech News
           Brig. Gen.                                                          of a speeding ticket for someone       know that hope is not a course                  Tammi Haynes, Graphic Designer
                                        Highway Patrol (CHP) issued 8
          terry ferrell
                                        citations, all of them to drivers      traveling 80 mph in a 55 mph           of action!
   This week I’d like to take this      traveling in excess of 80 mph. I       zone is approximately $400 dol-            Slow down! Use caution on
                                        appreciate the fact that everyone      lars. That’s without taking the        Fort Irwin Road and let’s all                  HIGH DESERT WARRIOR
space to highlight one of my
                                        is in a hurry: to get to work or       traffic school option and doesn’t      make it home safely.                       High Desert Warrior, a civilian enterprise newspaper,
greatest concerns here at Fort                                                                                                                               is an authorized publication for members of the United
                                        to get home to their families in       include the possible increase to                                              States Army and Fort Irwin community. Contents of this
Irwin…..speeding on Fort Irwin          the evening but there are other        your car insurance.                    TRAIN THE FORCE!                       newspaper are not necessarily o cial view of, or en-
Road. In my first 10 weeks here         considerations.                            Finally, what do you really get    Lead 6                                 dorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense,
                                                                                                                                                             Department of the Army or Fort Irwin and the National
we’ve had 11 accidents, eight               First of all, typical outbound     by exceeding the speed limit on        Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell               Training Center. High Desert Warrior is prepared weekly
                                                                                                                                                             by the Public A airs O ce, National Training Center and

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Community Columnist                                  prosperous nations in the world.                     but financial freedom requires sacrifice, too.     News and Review is a private rm in no way connected
                                                         Unfortunately, this isn’t a problem that             Responsibility. It means doing the best        with the Department of the Army and is responsible for
    Our Soldiers and their families understand       is confined to Washington. Americans have            job you can, and being accountable for your        the commercial advertising found in this publication.
                                                                                                                                                             Everything advertised in this publication will be made
sacrifice and responsibility. They are a part of     gotten into a habit of easy credit and spend-        actions. In personal finance, responsibility       available for purchase, use or patronage without regard
life in the military. We are dedicated to doing      ing more than they earn. I read recently that        means paying off debt, saving for emergen-         to race, color, religion, sex, national orientation, age,
whatever is necessary to protect our freedoms,       the average American household has more              cies. It means working out a reasonable            marital status, physical handicap or political a liation
                                                                                                                                                             of the purchaser, user or patron. A con rmed violation
whatever sacrifices that may entail. Yet, some-      than $30,000 in credit card debt. I don’t            budget, and sticking to it, no matter what.        of this policy of equal opportunity by an advertiser will
times I wonder if we could be doing a better job     know if that is true. I certainly hope it is not,    If you have children, teach them how to            result in refusal to print advertising from that source. The
of bringing that mindset of sacrifice and respon-    but it is true that most Americans are living        manage their money as well. Teach them             appearance of advertisements in this publication does
                                                                                                                                                             not constitute an endorsement by the Department of
sibility home to other areas of our lives as well.   under huge burdens of debt. It is time to put        to prioritize their spending. Teach them           the Army of the products or services advertised.
    Recently, the nation watched in frus-            into practice all the Army has taught us about       how to save. The best way to teach financial           Printed by Aerotech News and Review, Inc.
tration as our representatives in Congress           sacrifice and responsibility.                        responsibility is to be financially responsible    (877) 247-9288, www.aerotechnews.com.
failed to agree on a national budget. The                Sacrifice. It’s not an easy thing, is it? When   yourself. Explain the reasons behind your
arrival of our Soldiers’ paychecks was in            our Soldiers deploy, leaving their families be-      spending decisions. Involve your children in
question. Families worried that they might           hind, that isn’t easy. When you decide to live       your financial discussions. Let them be part                        SUBMISSIONS
not be able to pay their bills. Soldiers in the      within your means, and cut out unnecessary           of the budget-making process. Then, when               Story and photos may be sent to the High Desert
field were distracted from their mission by          expenses; that isn’t easy, either, yet it must be    the next generation enters Congress, maybe         Warrior at least two weeks prior to the desired publica-
                                                                                                                                                             tion date. Items submitted to the High Desert Warrior
financial concerns. Many Americans have              done. Sacrifice involves giving up something         we will have legislators who will know how         are always subject to editing. Submissions should
been disgusted and even outraged over the            you want for something more important.               to balance a budget.                               include subject’s names, ranks and work a liation (unit
inability of those we have elected to manage         Nobody wants their loved ones to go to war,              Sacrifice and responsibility. They are         or organization) of everyone in the photograph. Group
                                                                                                                                                             photos of four or more people don’t require individual
our resources. We have complained when               but the defense of freedom requires sacrifice.       already a part of Army life. Make them a           names. Submissions may be e-mailed to the editor at
our leaders have not been able to work out a         Nobody wants to give up their comfortable            part of yours.                                     charles.melton3@us.army.mil.



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By cHaRleS Melton                                        Having been in the newspaper business            It’s simply because we haven’t received any             Newspaper Competition — Tabloid category
Acting Editor                                        for 20 years, I know the perfect issue is the        photos recently.                                         3rd Place, 2007 U.S. Army IMCOM-West
                                                     Holy Grail for all editors and it’s one we               Once again, we need your help to make               Newspaper Competition — Tabloid Category
   By the time most of ya’ll pick today’s issue      know we’ll never find because there’s always         the High Desert Warrior truly reflective of
up, I will have already looked at it, smiled for     going to be something we wish we had                 the great community it serves, so if you hap-
a brief second at the great things like the front    tweaked just a little more.                          pen to grab a photo of anything that show-                     SEND US FEEDBACK
page photo and the quality content in these              The one glaring omission from today’s            cases the quality of life in the High Desert            Send your questions, suggestions, or problems to:
                                                                                                                                                                 1. Your chain of command
pages, but then I’ll find things I might have        issue is the Photo of the Week and it’s not          please e-mail it to me at charles.melton3@             2. ICE (Interactive Customer Evaluation)
done differently this week and make note of          because great things aren’t taking place at          us.army.mil and I’ll be more than happy to             3. CG’s Hotline: 380-5463
them as part of my quest for the perfect issue.      Fort Irwin and the National Training Center.         share it with the rest of the world.
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       51st tico Soldiers finally have barracks of their own
StoRy and PHotoS By
cHaRleS Melton
Acting Editor

    Since the 51st Translator Interpreter
Company was stood up at the National
Training Center and Fort Irwin in Oc-
tober 2008, its Soldiers have served
the nation all around the globe as they
have provided translator and interpreter
services as a force multiplier for the
armed forces.
    However, until May 13, the Soldiers
didn’t have a place to call home at Fort
Irwin as they were moved from modular
facilities to other units’ barracks facilities
but were never together in one place.
    With the opening of their new $9
million barracks facility, the TICO
Soldiers now have state-of-the-art living
quarters complete with a kitchen and
living area in each two-person room.
    “Our Soldiers have had to move
two or three times, and it’s great they
finally have a place to call their own,”
said TICO first sergeant 1st Sgt.
Jody Huskey.
    TICO Soldiers are often deployed to
different theaters around the globe and
until the opening of the new barracks fa-
cility they haven’t had a place they knew
they’d be coming back to, Huskey said.
    Ninety-five percent of the 88 rooms
                                                 Soldiers from the 51st translator interpreter company along with national training center and fort irwin post command sergeant
in the barracks are already slotted to be        major command Sgt. Maj. nathan Buckner (far right) cut the ribbon on the company’s new $9 million barracks facility on May 13.
occupied by Soldiers from the company,
he said.                                                                                                                                                  (left) Pictured is a view
    “This is really a great day for the com-                                                                                                              from the kitchen area
pany, and it’s something our Soldiers                                                                                                                     of the new $9 million
deserve,” Huskey said.                                                                                                                                    barracks facility for the
    Spc. Afrees Dikranian, who helped                                                                                                                     51st tico. the facility
cut the ribbon on the new facility, said                                                                                                                  was opened to Soldiers
the barracks mean he’ll no longer have                                                                                                                    on May 13.
to worry about moving again.
    “I’ve moved two or three times since
I’ve been here, so it’s nice to have a great
place like this to live,” Dikranian said.
    “It is one more step on a continuous
effort, a continuous journey to make
Fort Irwin a community of choice,”
Fort Irwin Garrison commander Col.
Jim Chevallier said. “A place known not
only as a world-class training center, but
a world-class place to live, a world-class
place to serve, to deploy from and raise
a family.”
    This is a significant step because it is
rare to be cutting the ribbon on a brand
new barracks facility at Fort Irwin and
the National Training Center, Cheval-
lier said.
    “It’s a focus that we’ve had for about
18 months to two years and we will
continue to focus on the single Soldier
quality of life that we can help foster here
at Fort Irwin,” he said. “Facilities-wise
we’ve been able to renovate two barracks
this year. We’ve got a new barracks.
We’ve got the unaccompanied houses               (RiGHt) Pictured is one of the bedrooms in the
for staff sergeant and above all just            new $9 million barracks facility for the 51st
about opened.”                                   tico. the barracks was opened on May 13.
                                                                                                                                        For more information go to www.irwin.army.mil
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         May 19, 2011


          Crime watch
           Information provided by                                    Adopt-a-pet                                                            News Briefs
              Provost Marshal Office
                                                                                                                                   Protestant women of the Chapel
    Loud noise complaint. Location: 1st Street. Police re-                                                                         The Protestant Women of the Chapel is hosting
sponded to the report of a loud noise complaint. The host                                                                      its 2011-12 board installation at 9 a.m. on Tuesday
of a party was advised to keep the noise down.                                                                                 at the Post Center Chapel. Food and childcare will
    Missing child. Location: 1st Street. Police investigated                                                                   be provided. For more information, e-mail PWOC.
the report of a missing child. The child was located and                                                                       fortirwin@gmail.com
returned home.
    Spouse abuse. Location: Mojave Desert housing. Po-                                                                                         warriors Huddle
lice investigated the report of spouse abuse. The subject,                                                                         The Warriors’ Huddle, which provides a confiden-
husband, was apprehended.                                                                                                      tial place for warriors to discuss their deployments
    Damage to government property. Location: Tiefort                                                                           and redeployment with fellow warriors, meets from
View Intermediate School. Police investigated the report                                                                       11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every Monday at the Garrison
of vandalism. Courtesy report for San Bernardino County                                                                        Education Center in Room 26. They discuss what
Sheriff’s Office was completed.                                                                                                helps, what doesn’t, and share suggestions with others
    Larceny of private property. Location: Bitter Springs                                                                      who have “been there.” Lunch will be provided. For
housing. Victim reported that person(s) unknown, entered                                                                       more information call 380-5458.
the victim’s parked vehicle and stole electronic equipment.
Report was taken.                                                                                                                 town Center terrace Now leasing
    Damage to private property. Location: Shockwave park-                                                                          Town Center Terrace is now available for all senior
ing lot. Victim reported that person(s) unknown, slashed the                                                                   unaccompanied personnel in the newest delivery of
tires of the victim’s motorcycle. Report was taken.            Pringle needs a forever home. She is a friendly                 housing. Be the first to experience the urban Town
    Domestic disturbance (verbal only). Location: Coyote       Chihuahua mix who is nearing the end of her stay                Center by living within walking distance of popular
Springs housing. Police investigated the report of a domes-    at Fort Irwin Stray Facility. Adoption fees are $90             eateries, convenient shopping, and a place to enjoy
tic disturbance. There was no evidence of a crime. Subject                                                                     the “downtown” lifestyle that will soon be available
                                                               for dogs. Viewing hours for the Fort Irwin Stray                at Fort Irwin. Contact the Pinnacle Management
was warned and advised.
    Domestic disturbance (verbal only). Location: Reggie’s     Facility on Critter Pathway are Mon. – Fri., 2-4p.m.            Office today to pre-lease your apartment home by
parking lot. Police investigated the report of an argument     For more information call 380-3025.                             calling (888) 419-6499.
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                                   worship Services/Chapel Activities
 center chapel Recurring Worship Services                            Thu. 1st & 4th: 6 p.m. — Gospel Choir
 Fri.:      12 noon — Islamic Prayer Service (Bldg. 317)                        7 p.m. — Prayer Men of Integrity (Gospel)
 Sun.:      9 a.m. — Catholic Mass (Rosary Before Mass)              Sat.:      8 a.m. — Women of Excellence 2nd Saturday (Gospel)
            (Sanctuary)
                                                                                8 a.m. — Ministerial Leadership Training 3rd
            Life-Teen & EDGE — Catholic High School
                                                                                Sunday (Gospel)
            Students (after Mass)
            9:30 a.m. — Protestant Sunday school                                  center chapel
            11 a.m. — Chapel Next, Contemporary Worship,             Recurring Weekday Programs and Services
            Service (Sanctuary)                                      Daily Catholic Mass — Wed. (11:45 a.m.)
            11 a.m. — Protestant Traditional Service                 CWOC — Catholic Women of the Chapel, Thu. (9 a.m.)
            (Blackhorse Chapel)
                                                                     PYOC — Protestant Youth, Middle School, Mon. (6-7:30 p.m.)
            11 a.m. — Multi-Cultural Gospel Service
            (Ingalls Rec Center)                                     PYOC — Protestant Youth High School, Mon. (7-9 p.m.)
            2:15 p.m. — Latter Day Saints Religious                  PWOC — Protestant Women of Chapel, Tue. (9 a.m.) and (6 p.m.)
            Education (Bldg. 315)                                    AWANA — Wed. (4 p.m.)
            3:15 p.m. — Latter Day Saints — Priesthood &             MOPS — Mothers of Preschoolers 2nd & 4th Wed. (9 a.m.)
            Relief Society (Bldg. 317)
                                                                     Spouses Huddle — Tuesdays 9-10:30 a.m. (for spouses of
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                                             Fort irwin Community Calendar
                 This Week                                                                  UpcOMINg                                             Proper conduct at flashing stop signs
                                                                                                                                             The stop signs at Barstow and Inner Loop roads and Inner
                                                                        •	 May 30: The Middle School Teen Center Great Out-              Loop and Goldstone roads are flashing stop signs. Motorists
                            TODAY                                          doors Camp will expose the youth to fun activities that       are required to obey the same traffic laws as they do for non-
                                                                           involve the outdoors. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 1       flashing stop signs. A failure to do will result in a citation from
   •	 A basic introduction to all the group exercise and fitness                                                                         law enforcement.
                                                                           p.m. on May 30 through June 3. During this week the
      classes offered to the Fort Irwin community such as yoga,                                                                                                    Meet the Mayors
                                                                           youth will take a hike up Mount Blackie, archery 101,
      Zumba, turbo kick, body shop, cycling and more will                                                                                   Community mayor newsletters are now found on the Web.
                                                                           paintball, a field trip to the San Diego Zoo and a guest
      be offered from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Coyote Activity                                                                            Go to www.fortirwinfmwr.com to check out the newsletter
                                                                           speaker Dr. Glassey. Call Kristin Morgan at 380-3732
      Center, Bldg. 127. For more information call 380-7242.                                                                             and know what’s going on in your neighborhood. Contact
                                                                           for more information.
   •	 The Silver Valley High School Senior Awards ceremony                                                                               Tony at ACS 380-4784 and see how you can get involved in
                                                                        •	 May 30 to June 3: The School Age Services Center is           the mayor program.
      will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Silver Valley High
                                                                           hosting Medieval Fantasies Week from May 30 to June
      School in Yermo.                                                                                                                                youth and School activities
                                                                           3. The week will feature everything from Knights of the
                                                                           Round Table to the expedition to a renaissance fair. For
                                                                                                                                         Middle School Activities
                           FRIDAY                                          more information call 380-4163/4164.
                                                                                                                                            Thursday: Cooking Club
                                                                                                                                            Friday: Armed Forces Thank You Banner
   •	 The entire family (all ages) is welcome for story, crafts,        •	 June 1: The Hired! program is sponsoring mock inter-             Monday: Penny Wood Frame
      games and activities from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the post               views from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Blg. 1313.                        Tuesday: Design Your Own ID Pouch
      library. Family Night is always the third Friday of every                                                                             Wednesday: Smart Girls & Ultimate Journey
      month. Call 380-3462 for more information.                        •	 June 9: Join The Villages at Fort Irwin from 4 p.m. to
                                                                           6 p.m. at the Sandy Basin’s Courtyard for an ice cream        Teen Activities
                                                                                                                                            Friday: Design Your Own Baseball Cap
                        SATURDAY                                           social.
                                                                                                                                            Saturday: Armed Forces Thank You Banner
                                                                        •	 June 15: The Hired! program is sponsoring a career ex-        Hours of Operation:
   •	 Come down to Strike Zone every Saturday night for glow-              ploration workshop from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Parents must
      in-the-dark bowling with disco lights while listening to                                                                              Middle School: M-F 3:15 until 6 p.m.
                                                                           sign an Internet permission slip ahead of time. Those are        Teen Center:
      the newest hits! Cosmic Bowling is only $20 per person               available at the MST.
      for unlimited bowling from 10 p.m. to midnight. For                                                                                   Friday: 6-11 p.m.
      more information, call 380-4249.                                  •	 June 29: The Hired! program is sponsoring a college in-          Saturday: 3:30-11 p.m.
                                                                           formation workshop from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Parents must            Sundays and Holidays: Closed
                                                                                                                                            More information: Kristin Morgan at 380-3732.
                          MONDAY                                           sign an Internet permission slip ahead of time. Those are
                                                                           available at the MST.
   •	 A financial readiness class focusing on military personnel’s
      financial readiness for a PCS move will be from 8 a.m. to                               ONgOINg
      4:30 p.m. in Bldg. 563. Please call the Financial Readi-
      ness Program at 380-9194 the week of class to confirm                family Readiness Group leader needed
      the class schedule and location. Please note that the class       An AVCO FRG meeting has not been scheduled as of yet.
      schedule is subject to change.                                 AVCO is also seeking anyone interested in becoming an FRG              thursday, May 19                   Sunday, May 22
                                                                     leader and treasurer. If you are interested or should have any         Closed                             4 p.m.   Hop (Pg)
   •	 Musikgarten, a music and movement class for infants
                                                                     questions, please contact Mrs. Robinson at 380-7781 or e-mail:         friday, May 20                     7 p.m.   Diary of a Whimpy Kid:
      through preschoolers is offered on Monday mornings                                                                                                                                rodrick rules (Pg)
                                                                     avcofrg@gmail.com                                                      7 p.m.    Hanna (Pg-13)
      at 11:30 a.m. for infants to 3 years and 12:30 p.m. for                                                                                                                  7 p.m.   Hanna (Pg-13)
                                                                                                                                            7 p.m.    Diary of a Whimpy Kid:
      3-5 years. For more information, call 380-2257.                                       Unit Pt areas
                                                                                                                                                      rodrick rules (Pg)       Monday, May 23
                                                                        The housing area is off-limits for unit physical training;
                                                                                                                                            9:30 p.m. arthur (Pg-13)           7 p.m.   arthur (Pg-13)
                         TUeSDAY                                     this includes all courts (basketball and tennis) and large grassy
                                                                                                                                            9:30 p.m. Your Highness (r)        7 p.m.   limitless (Pg-13)
                                                                     areas such as the field at the intersection of Barstow Road and
   •	 There will be an Experienced Riders Course from                                                                                       Saturday, May 21                   tuesday, May 24
                                                                     Normandy Drive and Cracker Jack Flats. The courts and fields
                                                                                                                                            7 p.m. Hanna (Pg-13)               Closed
      8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bldg. 1201. This course is open         are for residential use only.
      to active-duty military only. For more information call                                                                               7 p.m. limitless (Pg-13)           Wednesday, May 25
                                                                                                                                            9:30 p.m. arthur (Pg-13)           Closed
      380-6510.
                                                                                                                                            9:30 p.m. Your Highness (r)
   •	 Third grade awards assembly at Tiefort View Intermediate                       Kntc Headliners                                                                                    9
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   •	 Silver Valley High School graduation will be at 7 p.m.
      at Barstow Community College. Finals for 9th through                 Mon., 12-1 p.m.: Caroline’s “Alternative Rock Hour”
      11th graders at Silver Valley High School will be today              Tue., 7:30-9 a.m.: Jackie Hoggins — “Community
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      through May 26.
                                                                           Tue., 12-1 p.m.: “Ray and Jay’s Sports Hour”
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                                                                           Wed., 7:30-9 a.m.: Gus — “Cruiz’n with Gus and
                                                                                                 Newsmakers”
   •	 Fourth grade awards assembly at Tiefort View Intermedi-              Wed., 12-1 p.m.: 1st Lt. Rob Mark — “11th ACR Hour”
      ate School will be at 8:45 a.m. after school.                        Thu., 7:30-9 a.m.: Jason Miller — “Garrison
                                                                                                    Community Updates”
   •	 Fort Irwin Middle School promotion will be at 6 p.m.                 Thur. 12-1 p.m. The “TNT” hour with Tony Untalan
   •	 The Strike Zone is sponsoring Weenie Wednesdays every                Fri., 7:30-9 a.m.: John Wagstaffe — PAO Director                This schedule is subject to change at the last minute to accommodate
      Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy $1 hot dogs with                             Today’s Music with Lexi                           changes in movies and free showings. ID cards are required from all
      some great, cheap toppings. Hot dog - $1; toppings: to-              Mon., 11 a.m.-noon           Thu., 11 a.m.-noon                 personnel not in uniform when purchasing movie tickets. For more
      mato- .25, onion- .25, pickle spear- .25, bell pepper- .25,                                                                                    information and movie updates, call 380-3490.
                                                                           Tue., 2-3 p.m.               Fri., 11 a.m.-noon
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      cheese- .75, chili - 1.25, and nacho cheese. For more                                                                                 Send Community Happenings briefs at least two weeks in advance of
      information call 380-4249.                                                                                                         event to the editor, charles.melton3@us.army.mil

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                                                                                                                                                                      High Desert Warrior
                                                                                                                                                                            May 19, 2011                7
                Being safe while at play                                                                                        Making a safe splash
   With summer rapidly approaching the High Desert,
kids will soon flock to all the playgrounds at Fort Irwin
                                                                   •	 Maintain separate play areas for children under
                                                                       age 5.                                                       at the pool
to have a little fun. Below are some basic tips to prevent         •	 Ensure that schools and childcare centers have
injuries and ensure a safe playground experience for                   age-appropriate, well-maintained playground               As the mercury reaches near 100 degrees and beyond it this summer, pools
children and parents.                                                  equipment and that trained supervisors are             will undoubtedly become a popular gathering place for kids of all ages. Listed
   •	 Ensure there is safe surfacing beneath and sur-                  present at all times when children are on the          below are some basic safety tips to avoid accidental drowning and other ac-
       rounding all playground equipment in order to                   playground.                                            cidents when having aquatic fun.
       minimize the risks of falling.                              •	 If there are any hazards in a public or backyard           There are things you can do to help keep your child safe.
   •	 Recommended surface materials include sand,                      playground, report or fix them immediately and            •	 Always watch kids in and around water.
       pea gravel, wood chips, mulch and shredded                      do not allow children to use the equipment until          •	 Use fences and other barriers to keep kids away from pools when
       rubber. Rubber mats, synthetic turf and other ar-               it is safe.                                                    you’re not around.
       tificial materials are also safe surfaces and require       •	 Report any playground safety hazards to the                •	 Use life jackets when in or near open bodies of water or when partici-
       less maintenance.                                               organization responsible for the site (e.g., school,           pating in water sports.
   •	 Avoid playgrounds with asphalt, concrete, grass,                 park authority, city council).                            •	 Teach kids water safety rules too.
       dirt and soil surfaces under the equipment. A fall          •	 Always supervise children using playground                 •	 Never leave a gate to the pool open.
       onto a shock absorbing surface is less likely to cause          equipment. Stay where you can see and hear                •	 Teach kids to stay away from pool and hot tub drains.
       a serious injury than a fall onto a hard surface.               them.                                                     •	 Make sure kids take swimming lessons when they’re ready, usually
   •	 Surfacing should be at least 12 inches deep and              •	 Prevent unsafe behaviors like pushing, shoving,                 after age 4.
       extend at least 6 feet in all directions around                 crowding and inappropriate use of equipment.              •	 Empty and turn over wading pools as soon as the kids are out.
       stationary equipment. Depending on the height               •	 Ensure that children use age-appropriate play-             •	 Use anti-entrapment devices in pools and hot tubs.
       of the equipment, surfacing may need to extend                  ground equipment.                                         •	 Have a fence at least 5 feet high that separates the pool from the house
       farther than 6 feet.                                        •	 Remove hood and neck drawstrings from all                       and yard. Have gates that close and latch automatically.
   •	 For swings, make sure that the surfacing extends,                children’s outerwear. Never allow children to wear        •	 Have alarms on every door and window that leads to the pool area.
       in the back and front, twice the height of the                  helmets, necklaces, purses, scarves or clothing           •	 Open Water
       suspending bar, so if the top of the swing set is               with drawstrings while on playgrounds.                    •	 Make sure kids only swim in areas designated for swimming.
       10 feet high, the surfacing should extend 20 feet.          Additional information like this can be found at              •	 Don’t let kids dive into natural bodies of water.
   •	 Make sure that all playgrounds are inspected and          http://www.safekids.org/educational-tip-sheets.html.             •	 Make sure kids wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket anytime
       maintained by qualified personnel.                                                                                             when in or near open bodies of water or participating in water sports.
   •	 Daily, monthly and annual maintenance sched-                Information from http://safekids.org was submitted by          Information from http://safekids.org was submitted by Kim Garcia from the
       ules should be followed.                                 Kim Garcia from the Fort Irwin Garrison Safety Office.        Fort Irwin Garrison Safety Office.



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8        High Desert Warrior
         May 19, 2011

                                 MPs train with Socal law enforcement
StoRy and PHotoS By caRoline KeySeR
Warrior Senior Writer

    Soldiers from the National Training Center
Military Police Company became better pre-
pared to serve the community last week.
    The company took part in a daylong capstone
training exercise May 13. Capstone exercises,
which are part of the company’s Law Enforcement
Excellence Program, take place twice a year and
focus on refreshing the MPs’ skills and informing
them of current law enforcement trends. The train-
ing is led by law enforcement officers from more
than a dozen agencies around Southern California
who volunteer their time. Many of the trainers
are also members of the California State Military
Reserve, which performs duties of the National
Guard when the Guard is deployed or unavailable.
    “The Soldiers are exposed to law enforce-
ment skills and techniques by some of the most
experienced in the field, and they get to build
relationships with these law enforcement pro-
fessionals,” said Capt. Jason Kim, commander
of the NTC MP Company. “And the trainers
                                                     Spc. zachariah Worlitz approaches a suspect portrayed by a civilian law enforcement trainer during the ntc Military Police
get to support the troops by doing what they
                                                     company’s capstone training exercise at fort irwin May 13.
know best. It’s a win-win situation.”
    This season’s capstone featured training on      module, the law enforcement officers in charge   culminated with an active shooter scenario at   unique location, said Col. Jim Chevallier,
how to handle a disturbance in barracks, traffic     gave them feedback about their performances      post headquarters, Bldg. 988.                   Garrison commander.
stops, use of force, and tactical shooting. As       and offered suggestions on how to improve.          Providing Fort Irwin’s MPs with real-world
the MPs made their way through each training         At the end of the day, the capstone exercise     training is important because of the post’s                                                                                                                                                      See MPs, page 9


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MPs, from page 8
    “One of the challenges we have is our MP Company is a
long way from any other law enforcement expertise,” Cheval-
lier said. “Our partnership with outside agencies is key to
maintaining our proficiency.”
    Deputy Amy Puzio of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
volunteered for the fourth time as an MP capstone trainer. She
served as officer in charge for the tactical shooting training.
    “I take it as a huge honor to be invited back to help out,”
Puzio said.
    The training Puzio helped provide for the MPs is the same
training deputies in her department go through, she said.
   Spc. Bladimir Rodriguez said he found one of the biggest
benefits to be the shooting training.
   “(Working with the trainers) opens up your mind and gives
you more tools to better help the community,” he said.



                                             Spc. zachariah Worlitz
                                             approaches a suspect
                                             portrayed by a civil-
                                             ian law enforcement
                                             trainer during the ntc
                                             Military Police com-
                                             pany’s capstone train-            trainers from the los angeles county Sheriff’s department watch as Soldiers from the national training center
                                             ing exercise at fort              Military Police company take part in a shooting exercise designed to simulate shooting out of a patrol car during
                                             irwin May 13.                     the company’s capstone training exercise at fort irwin May 13.



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            the Philippine insurrection: the birth of a legend
StoRy By neil MoRRiSon                               Dewey, the commander of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet,      separated to postings in Missouri, Vermont and        began the transition to garrison operations. The
11th ACR and Fort Irwin Museum Director              engaged the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay on May       Virginia. After six months of intensive training,     tropical climate, illness and guerrilla warfare had
and SGt. GiancaRlo caSeM                             1, 1898. After only a few hours, the Battle of Ma-   orders to depart for the Philippines were dis-        taken its toll on the Regiment and had depleted
11th ACR Public Affairs                              nila Bay was over, with almost all of the Spanish    patched to assist in putting down the insurrection.   it to one-third of its strength. An official end to
                                                     ships underwater.                                        First Squadron traveled overland and em-          hostilities was proclaimed on July 4, 1902, how-
    The 11th Armored Cavalry regiment’s                  At the end of the Spanish-American War in        barked out of San Francisco to Hawaii, then to        ever individual tribes in Luzon and the Muslim
storied history started with its first deploy-       August 1898, the Philippines had gained sover-       Wake Island before finally landing in the Philip-     Moros of the southern islands launched further
                                                     eignty from Spain. However, resentment by the        pines. Second and Third Squadrons left by way of      uprisings for at least another decade.
ment to the Philippine Islands in 1901. The
                                                     Filipinos over the American occupation of the        New York arriving in Manila after a 61-day voyage         Orders home were issued in March 1904,
Spanish-American War of 1898 would set the
                                                     islands grew when William Howard Taft was            that passed through the Suez Canal.                   and within a month the Regiment was scattered
table for what came to be known as the Philip-
                                                     assigned as the first civil governor.                    Upon the Regiment’s arrival, Taft deployed        around the U.S. once more. Headquarters and
pine Insurrection, the Blackhorse Regiment’s
                                                         Philippine revolutionary Emilio Aguinaldo,       First and Second Squadron to the central
first campaign.                                                                                                                                                 Second Squadron were stationed at Fort Des
                                                     who was instrumental in mounting a guerrilla-        Philippines, in Samar and Batangas provinces
    In April 1898, the U.S. declared war on Spain                                                                                                               Moines, Iowa; First Squadron was assigned to
                                                     based insurgency against the Spanish, refused to     respectively. Third Squadron was sent to the
following the sinking of the USS Maine in Cuba.                                                                                                                 the historic cavalry post at Fort Riley, Kan.; Third
                                                     exchange Spanish occupation for an American          northern Luzon island group. The Blackhorse
The U.S. had enacted the Monroe Doctrine             one and continued his insurrection against           Troopers fought against the Filipino guerrillas       Squadron was split between Fort Sheridan, Ill.,
which called for American assistance to any nation   what he considered “American invaders.” He           dismounted and experienced jungle warfare for         and Jefferson Barracks, Mo. It was not until the
in the Western Hemisphere under European con-        argued that Dewey had promised to recognize          the first time.                                       summer of 1905 that the Regiment was able to
trol that wished for independence and autonomy.      the Philippines’ independence in exchange for            On March 23, 1901, Aguinaldo was captured         serve together for the first time when they con-
The Spanish fleet sank the Maine in retaliation to   Aguinaldo’s assistance in the land campaign          and the insurgency began to dwindle in the            solidated at Fort Des Moines.
the deployment of U.S. ships in the area.            against the Spanish.                                 months and years that followed. The Regiment’s            The Blackhorse Regiment has had a long and
    Following the declaration of war between the         The newly-formed 11th Cavalry, with former       first casualty was Pvt. Clarence L. Gibbs who         storied history of counterinsurgency and guerrilla
two nations, the U.S. Asiatic fleet was dispatched   members of the 11th U.S. Volunteer Cavalry           was killed in action on March 4, 1902. By May,        warfare. From the jungles of the Philippines and
to the Philippines to help the Filipino fighters’    from Virginia, was designated to combat the ris-     daily patrols of Troopers working from satellite      Vietnam to the sands of Iraq and mountains of
revolt against their colonial rulers. U.S. naval     ing insurgency. By June 1901, the Regiment was       camps attached to larger base camps had swept         Afghanistan, Blackhorse Troopers continue this
forces led by Commodore (Admiral) George             fully activated, although its three squadrons were   the countryside of guerrillas. The Regiment then      proud legacy.




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                  fort irwin athletes take softball to a new level
  By caPt. ReBecca WalSH                                 entire team came to Fort Irwin for a week-                   For some athletes it’s homework in the          Fort Irwin last year. As an Army spouse and
  Operations Group Public Affairs,                       end of training and bonding to prepare for               backseat of the family car as they commute          experienced ball player she is excited to have
  National Training Center                               the season.                                              between Victorville, Barstow and Fort Irwin         found a volunteer coaching opportunity with
                                                             “Between practices the girls would go                for practice and spend their weekends travel-       the team.
     The beeping of heart-rate monitors mea-             swimming or go to the movies,” he said,                  ing throughout the region for tournaments.             According to Kayla Reeves and Destiny
  suring the physical exertion of athletes on            explaining the importance of creating unity                  Cierra Barkis, team catcher, takes a bal-       Lackey, Awbrey is responsible for the most
  the High Desert Storm 14 and under soft-               for a team comprised of athletes from military           anced approach to juggling the demands of           memorable event of the season thus far. Dur-
  ball team echoed throughout the Fort Irwin             families and civilian families.                          school work and softball.                           ing a tournament at the end of March the
  softball complex, May 11, as members of the                For Lackey, who is also a combat trainer                 “I just try to get my homework done in          team lost all of their games on Saturday but
  team conducted speed and agility training.             on the National Training Center’s Operations             class,” she said.                                   came back to win all of their games the next
     The training, which consisted of isometric          Group Tarantula Team, the team’s season                      In addition to softball, the team also vol-     day, after a pep talk from Awbrey.
  speed training using resistance bands to build         objectives are to focus on softball skill im-            unteers coaching a tee ball team in Barstow            For Awbrey, coaching is not just about
  explosive speed, was nothing unusual for               provement, academic excellence and building              and participates in fundraisers on a regular        teaching athletes about physical strength but
  Cierra Barkis, Cassidy Barkis, Kayla Reeves            players character and self-confidence.                   basis to pay for uniforms, travel, tournaments      also mental strength.
  and Destiny Lackey, who are also students at               He does this by ensuring that coaches pre-           and field time.                                         “We need to overcome mental obstacles,”
  Fort Irwin Middle School.                              pare written counseling statements and spend                 Like coaches Lackey and Barkis, assistant       Awbrey said, “when we start winning we
     For the Barkis sisters, Reeves and Lackey,          time with each athlete every month discussing            coach Kayla Awbrey is focused creating a            need to hold the lead and keep it throughout
  along with Goldstone’s Marissa Cortinas,               goals, strengths and ways to improve.                    learning environment and preparing athletes         the game.”
  Fort Irwin presents a unique opportunity to                “We’re a very competitive team, and the              for the future possibility of playing softball at      While the team is focused on qualifying
  participate on an elite competitive softball           work ethic of these athletes off the field trans-        the collegiate level.                               for the Triple Crown World Series which will
  team with athletes from cities throughout              lates to their work ethic as a team,” said parent            After playing softball for North Georgia        be held in Park City, Utah later this summer,
  the High Desert region.                                and volunteer coach Sgt. 1st Class Matthew               State College, Awbrey married Pfc. Jacob            athletes like Cassidy Barkus take it one step
     According to coach Sgt. 1st Class Brian             Barkis, noting the high grade point averages             Manus, an infantryman assigned to the 11th          further. “We want to take World Series,” she
  Lackey, at the beginning of the season the             of players on the team.                                  Armored Cavalry Regiment and moved to               said with a confident smile on her face.




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Dan, from page1

      story and photos By CaroLInE KEysEr
      Warrior Staff Writer

          Fort Irwin rocked, rolled cheered and sang May 14 when actor Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan
      Band visited the post for a concert at Army Field.
          The band, named for Sinise’s character in the film “Forrest Gump,” has traveled the world since
      2004 playing for the troops and raising awareness of military-related causes. It was their second
      visit to Fort Irwin in little more than a year.
          “It’s good to be back here,” Sinise said. “We’ve wanted to come back since we played here last
      year and I’m glad we were able to put a concert together again this year, because I think it’s impor-
      tant. They’re out here in the desert, and I’m sure they can use a little support and entertainment.
      It’s important for me to be able to come out and show my appreciation for what our troops do
      and what they go through every day.”
          The band played a nearly two-hour set that covered a wide variety of artists — everyone from
      Jimi Hendrix to Gloria Estefan and the Zac Brown Band were represented.
          Sinise said he and his fellow band members try to choose family-friendly songs they think will
      appeal to service members.
          “I’m not just here to show off playing cover songs,” he said. “I’m here for them. I want them
      to leave feeling good.”
          During the concert, Sinise thanked Fort Irwin’s Soldiers and their families for their service.
          “You are the defenders of freedom,” he said. “We want you to know that we care about you.”
          Cpl. Jason Steffes, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, attended the concert with
      his wife, Shannon, and said he had fun.
          “It was great, a nice change from going out to “The Box” all the time,” Steffes said. “It’s really
      cool that Gary Sinise does all this for the troops.”
          Seven-year-old Nathaniel Leisure, who attended the concert with his dad, Spc. Nathaniel               Gary sinise shakes hands with Capt. Zachary Knoebel of the ntC/Fort
      Leisure, Operations Group Eagle Team, said he liked the Lt. Dan Band’s finale rendition of Lee            Irwin protocol office after a Lt. dan Band concert at Fort Irwin May 14.
      Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” the best.
          Sinise is involved with charitable organizations that work with service members and their families,
      and he co-founded Operation International Children, which sends school supplies to children in
      Iraq. He said his motivation for helping service members stems from his respect for them.
          “As long as they’re out there sacrificing and serving, I think it’s important to show our apprecia-
      tion and support,” Sinise said. “We owe them a lot. I know where my freedom comes from — it
      comes from people that have sacrificed for it in military service over the years.”




Gary sinise and the Lt. dan Band perform at Fort Irwin’s army Field May 14.
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                                                                                                                                Julie dutchak serenades a soldier with
                                                                                                                                a rendition of “you Make Me Feel Like
Kimo Williams and Julie dutchak perform during the Lt. dan Band’s    Gary sinise plays bass guitar during the Lt. dan Band’s    a natural Woman” during the Lt. dan
concert May 14 at Fort Irwin’s army Field.                           concert May 14 at Fort Irwin’s army Field.                 Band’s concert May 14 at army Field.




spouses of Fort Irwin soldiers dance onstage with singer Julie dutchak during the Lt. dan Band’s concert May 14 at Fort Irwin’s army Field.
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                        fort irwin spouses help break world record
StoRy and PHotoS By caRoline KeySeR                                    York Stock Exchange, ate dessert at the same time in an effort to      Neasha Edbo said taking part in the dessert party was a nice
Warrior Senior Writer                                                  make it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With nearly        change of pace from daily activities at Fort Irwin.
                                                                       20,000 people turning out for the nationwide party, including          “It’s been an adventure,” she said.
   It’s not every day that eating dessert gets you into the record     265 at the Barstow location, they succeeded.                           The history-making dessert party was part of Tanger’s celebra-
books, but for some Fort Irwin spouses, making history was as              Bite-sized cookies and brownies were the featured desserts      tion of its 30th year in business.
easy as pie — or cookies, in their case.                               at Tanger’s Barstow outlet. To help Tanger meet Guinness’              “We really appreciate Fort Irwin’s support,” said Jennifer
   A group of about a dozen spouses of National Training Center        stringent record-breaking guidelines, nine spouses volunteered      Rodriguez, general manager of the Barstow Tanger location.
and Fort Irwin Soldiers participated in the Barstow Tanger Outlet      as observers, making sure guests ate all of their dessert.          “We’re definitely glad to have the spouses here.
Center’s attempt to break the world record for largest dessert party       “It’s been fun,” said Rena Stephens, a Fort Irwin spouse who       “One of my goals is to have a relationship with Fort Irwin.
May 12. Participants at each of the 34 Tanger locations around         observed the record breakers. “I think it’s awesome we were able    Every time I go out there, I come back energized by the unity
the country, as well as at Tanger’s corporate office and at the New    to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records.”                and energy of the spouses.”




Guests wait to eat their desserts at the tanger outlet center in Barstow May 12 during tanger’s attempt to set a new world record for largest dessert party.




Rebecca dills, spouse of a fort irwin Soldier, serves                  Kelly lesperance, Sandy law and Susan Green, spous-
brownies to guests at the Barstow tanger outlet cen-                   es of fort irwin Soldiers, eat bite-sized brownies dur-             Brownies and cookies were the desserts served at the
ter’s attempt to set a new world record for largest des-               ing the Barstow tanger outlet center’s attempt to set               Barstow tanger outlet center’s attempt to set a new
sert party May 12.                                                     a new world record for largest dessert party May 12.                world record for largest dessert party May 12.
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               Wounded Warrior shares experiences with Fort Irwin Soldiers
By Sonya d. JaMeS                                    awards and decorations including the Bronze
SFAC Information & Referral Coordinator              Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service
                                                     Medal, Combat Action Badge just to name a
    Command Sgt. Maj. David Kiel (Ret.), a           few. Kiel himself is a wounded warrior who
wounded warrior, shared his experiences with         has captured his audience as he talked about
Fort Irwin’s Warriors in Transition on April 7,      the injuries he sustained while deployed. He
in an event sponsored by the Soldier Family As-      expressed the magnitude of his war injuries and
sistance Center at the Ingall’s Recreation Center.   depth of his facial reconstruction. He conveyed
    Kiel conveyed to the warriors the impor-         the how it impacted him as he focused on his
tance of their transition as well as the signifi-    healing process. Kiel talked about while healing
cance of being on active status and focusing         he continued his educational goal. Kiel retired
on their future by being proactive in their          in 2011 and now travels the country speaking
educational opportunities to the more than           to wounded warriors about higher education.
30 warriors in attendance. Education is an              Maj. Earle Winston (Ret.), a 20-year Marine
enhancement to future career opportunities           veteran, empowered the warriors with encour-
and livelihoods, he said.                            agement of taking control of their future while
    Command Sgt. Maj. Kiel is a wounded war-         transitioning. Winston stressed the importance
rior who travels to the many different military      of having your military experience and educa-
installations, actively motivating troops. He has    tion, adding the key to career choice is earning                                                                                                 COurTeSY PHOTO

more than 30 years of active service. During         a degree and having the opportunity to make                      Soldiers from the fort irwin Warrior transition Unit pose for a photo after a presen-
his military career he has held several personal     career choices.                                                  tation by command Sgt. Maj. david Kiel (Ret.) on april 7.

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               New fiscal reality, same commitment to Soldiers and families
By lt. Gen. RicK lyncH                                  short time, receiving more than 24,000 cases             Launching a pilot program in which                  majority of spouses said they are satisfied with
IMCOM Commander                                         from Casualty and Mortuary Affairs, and they         Military Student Transition Consultants join            the Army as a way of life. This is significant after
                                                        continue to enhance services as more Survivors       School Liaison Officers in working with school          10 years of ongoing conflict—it speaks to the
    A fundamentally different fiscal reality. We will   provide feedback. This past year, SOS initiated      districts, garrisons and Families to help students      dedication of Soldiers and their families and the
be hearing some variation of that phrase from           a survivor vehicle decal program to ease instal-     succeed at their new schools.                           Army’s commitment to providing a quality of
Army leaders for a long time to come. The Army’s        lation access, established a Facebook page, and          Revising the Total Army Sponsorship Pro-            life commensurate with their service.
budget is smaller than it has been in previous          held the first annual SOS summit to address          gram that helps prepare Soldiers, Families and              In the new fiscal reality, it will be more of
years, and it will get smaller still. However, a        challenges Survivors face.                           Civilians for their new duty station.                   a challenge for the Installation Management
different fiscal reality does not change the reality        Other efforts include:                               Reinvigorating the Army Family Action Plan          Community to provide the level of support
of what we owe to Soldiers and Families for their           Transforming how Army Community Ser-             process, with an analysis and review process that has   we want to for our Soldiers and families, but
service and sacrifice. The Army’s commitment to         vice delivers services, by cross-training more       reduced the backlog of active AFAP issues from 86       we will. We are finding better and smarter
Soldiers and Families remains as strong as ever.        generalists to handle multiple programs and          in February 2010 to 51 in February 2011.                ways to provide services and programs by ask-
    For the last 18 months, the Installation Man-       moving service locations out into communities.           This is a snapshot of what we have been doing       ing ourselves the same questions Families ask
agement Community has been taking a hard                    Adding 44 more Systems Navigators to             to enhance support for Soldiers and families. It        when they look at their own budgets: do we
look at the programs and services we provide to         Exceptional Family Member Programs at 26 in-         does not begin to convey the full scope of the          really need it? Is it worth the cost? What are
Soldiers and families, with an eye not only to          stallations, to assist families with special needs   programs and services installation management           we willing to do without?
costs but also to effectiveness. As the inevitable      members in accessing educational, medical,           professionals provide every day, including hous-            To answer these questions, we need to keep
belt-tightening comes, we are not trying to do          housing and personnel services on and off post.      ing, public works, emergency services, environ-         hearing from Soldiers and family members—
more with less. We are working to make sure we              Hiring more than 240 additional Army             mental programs, recreation, child care, single         through ICE and local AFAP summits, for
can do the important things better.                     Substance Abuse Program counselors for instal-       Soldier programs and family programs.                   example—about the specifics of what is work-
    One of our most important efforts has been          lations worldwide.                                       When we look at some big indicators, we see         ing, what needs to be improved, and what
to fully establish Survivor Outreach Services, to           Launching the Confidential Alcohol Treat-        evidence that the Army is meeting the needs of          is missing. The commitment to supporting
provide Survivors with longer-term, expanded            ment and Education Pilot, a program which al-        Soldiers and Families. The Army is exceeding            Soldiers and families remains as strong as ever,
support and care after casualty assistance ends.        lows Soldiers to seek help for addiction without     its recruitment and retention goals, and on             but more than ever, we have to make sure we
SOS staff have made tremendous progress in a            mandatory command involvement.                       the most recent Survey of Army Families, the            are on target in meeting their needs.



         15th annual Fort Irwin consolidated graduation ceremony




                                                                                                                                                                                                     BarNSlOFT PHOTOgraPHY

   the 15th annual fort irwin consolidated graduation ceremony showcased the academic achievements of members of the fort irwin community on May 12 at the
   post center chapel. fort irwin and national training center command sergeant major command Sgt. Maj. nathan Buckner delivered the commencement address to
   the more than 30 graduates from Barstow community college and Park University. among those in attendance were fort irwin and national training center com-
   manding general Brig. Gen. terry ferrell, who shared his congratulations to all the graduates for their outstanding achievements in the classroom.

For more information go to www.irwin.army.mil
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                         Deluxe Cleaners                                                                              Summit Inn Restaurant
                            Locally Owned & Operated                                                                                          C.A. Stevens – Owner
  Specialists in all types of cleaning, DELUXE CLEANERS have won the respect and                    When the people of this area sit back and relax in comfortable friendly surroundings
admiration of area residents for their fast service and their fine quality work! They are         t o e n j o y a b r e a k f a s t , l u n c h o r d i n n e r, t h e y a r e p r o b a b l y s i t t i n g i n t h e p l e a s a n t
located at 1000 E. Main St. in Barstow, phone 760-256-1803, and they’re waiting to                surroundings of SUMMIT INN RESTAURANT located at 5970 Mariposa Rd. (right on
serve YOU! They are open 6:30am – 7pm, Mon. – Fri.                                                Route 66) in Oak Hills, phone 760-949-8688.
  Whether you need shirt service, suede cleaning, drapery pleating or any number of                  The SUMMIT INN RESTAURANT is known in this area as the finest restaurant to
specialized services, these are the recommended cleaners for the High Desert area.                obtain a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner prepared exactly the way you want it,
Their reputation for delivering the finest quality cleaning in the shortest possible period       and served with all the trimmings.
of time, have won DELUXE CLEANERS friends and customers from all over. Why not                       When the owner here decided to open, he had one primary goal in mind, and that
make it a point to start taking all of your cleaning to DELUXE CLEANERS? You’ll find              was to offer the people of this area the finest food, served among friendly people in
their service to be friendly, their prices competitive and their quality to be vastly superior!   a pleasant atmosphere, and always with the best service in town. The fact that he has
 We are pleased to suggest the fine services that DELUXE CLEANERS has to offer.                   achieved just exactly that is evidenced by the ever returning number of people that
DELUXE CLEANERS wishes to join the area businesses in thanking our troops. They                   have made SUMMIT INN RESTAURANT their place to dine.
offer same day service, in by 7am, out by noon and next day service, Mon. – Thurs.                   We take this opportunity to suggest SUMMIT INN RESTAURANT to all of our readers.
to the military at no extra charge.                                                               C.A and his staff thank all their customers and join other area businesses in saluting
                                                                                                  the troops at Fort Irwin.

              BARSTOW-CALICO KOA                                                                                                                    Oak Tree Inn
                        35250 Outer Highway 15 North
                                                                                                                  Like to "get away from it all" but just are not prepared for a long trip?
                       Yermo, CA 92398   760-254-2311                                                           By making reservations at the OAK TREE INN located at 35450 Yermo
  Winner of the prestigious KOA Presidents award, this family owned and operated                                Rd. in Yermo, phone 760-254-1148, you CAN enjoy a real holiday with
KOA offers a haven of rest and relaxation! Perfect for the road weary traveler or as a                          only little expense and a short drive! Their fabulous "weekend vacation"
favorite vacation destination spot, this KOA offers the finest amenities. BARSTOW-                              is your ticket to a few days of restful relaxation. Right next door you will
CALICO KOA offers Wireless Internet, cable TV, a fully stocked store as well as a                 find PENNY’S DINER, open 24-hours and offering fabulous daily specials in a unique
pool. It even has a playground with a rock climbing wall (for those restless young                fifties atmosphere.
ones), archery and horseshoes (for the restless older ones) and bicycling for everyone! If           This outstanding motel has ALL of the things you look for! There are queen-size
you don’t have a tent or camper there are 2 beautiful cabins and a tee-pee available              beds, bath-shower combinations, air conditioning, color television and much more!
to accommodate you though tents are available for you to rent if you prefer!                      The OAK TREE INN features a beautiful heated swimming pool, fitness gym, free
  BARSTOW-CALICO KOA’s newly renovated restrooms and showers will help wash                       WiFi Internet and other fun things to do while you're here. You'll find that a weekend
away the dusty miles off your body and their full service Laundromat will do the same             at the OAK TREE INN will leave you relaxed, refreshed and ready to face another
for your clothes! Their campground is newly graveled and the beautiful flowering                  week on the base.
bushes between each will give you all the privacy you could hope for in this desert                 Plan now to "escape for the weekend" to this magnificent inn and enjoy yourself for
oasis. Whenever you are in the High Desert area, we suggest you consider                          a lot less than a regular vacation. The staff thanks the troops for their hard work and
BARSTOW-CALICO KOA as your travel destination!                                                    dedication and looks forward to seeing you soon.

                                               Manufacturers Of Quality                                                M & M Window Tinting
                                                 Lapidary Equipment                                                  Mike & Martene Leftwich – Owners & Operators
                                               www.diamondpacific.com                                                    Serving The Barstow Area For 20 Years
                                    The rock hound’s headquarters, that’s what they call            Are you tired of faded furniture, carpet, and drapes? Are the seats and dash of your
DIAMOND PACIFIC TOOL CORPORATION located at 2620 W. Main St. in Barstow,                          car getting cracked and unsightly? Would you like to cut down air conditioning costs?
phone 760-255-1030. This well established manufacturer features everything for the                If so, then you should call M & M WINDOW TINTING located at 21841 Hwy. 58 in
professional or amateur enthusiast, and a complete assortment of tumblers, saws,                  Hinkley, phone 760-253-3035. Tinted windows in your home, office, or vehicle can
diamond saw blades, abrasives, and other equipment for the treasure hunter, and you               help you. M & M WINDOW TINTING can apply window-tinting film to nearly any glass
can get in on this exciting (and profitable!) hobby for a lot less than you may think.            surface professionally. Their experienced technicians know which product to use for
  DIAMOND PACIFIC TOOL CORPORATION manufactures an entire line of high quality                    every need. They are fully versed on all state codes pertaining to cars and RV's and
lapidary equipment. They also feature a complete line of beautiful gifts, jewelry,                they will apply the correct tint film to comply with state and local laws. Ask about their
USGS maps, and much more. The writers of this 2011 Look At Business are pleased                   lifetime warranties, and your MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.
to be able to list this fine lapidary equipment manufacturer to our readers. The shop               The writers of this 2011 Look At Business suggest this fine firm to all of our readers
would like to thank all the troops from Fort Irwin and invite you to stop in often!               in this area. Mike and Martene would like to thank all the troops for their hard work
                                                                                                  and look forward to seeing you soon!


          A Tech Transmission                                                                                                                    PACE SERVICES
                         John Hogue – Owner                                                                                            Serving The High Desert Area For 25 Years
  Don't ask an ordinary garage to repair your car's transmission. With                                                Area business people are indeed fortunate to have a professional
shop facilities located at 10675 Hesperia Rd. in Hesperia, phone 760-956-8324, one                                  janitorial service such as PACE SERVICES available to them. This
of the area's #1 transmission specialists, A TECH TRANSMISSION stands ready to                                      qualified firm of skilled and dedicated workers is fully versed in all
serve you with expert repairs in this critical area!                                                                phases of janitorial work such as carpet cleaning, waxing, wall washing,
  For a complete overhaul or replacement, do business with A TECH TRANSMISSION                    window cleaning and regular maintenance of all types of businesses.
when it comes to transmissions! Since they can repair all makes and models and offer                 From their central location in Barstow, these reliable workers will serve your janitorial
exchange service on rebuilt units, there is no reason your vehicle should be tied up              needs. They are completely trained, licensed, and bonded, of course; and the work is
for more than a few days in most cases. A free inspection and easy terms are just a               always supervised. They carry full coverage insurance for your protection.
few more reasons why you should always consult this outstanding transmission shop                    Homeowners, too, have found that PACE SERVICES does a superior job. Whether
for any service your car may require.                                                             it’s carpet cleaning, house cleaning, a back yard clean up or clean out, you can trust
  The writers of this 2011 Look At Business are glad to suggest A TECH TRANSMISSION               this experienced janitorial service to do a great job for you!
to all of our readers. They would like to join other area businesses in thanking our                The writers of the 2011 Look At Business suggest that you contact PACE SERVICES
troops at Fort Irwin.                                                                             for your janitorial needs at 760-256-6940. PACE SERVICES would like to thank the
                                                                                                  troops for their dedication and hard work!

                                         CHAPARRAL PHYSICAL THERAPY has been
                                      providing the rehabilitation needs of the High
                                      Desert for the past 24 years. We pride ourselves
                                                                                                      Bridges Academy Of Beauty
                                      as results driven practices. The foundation of our
                                      Philosophy is built on Improved Function and
                                                                                                   Victor Valley Beauty College, Inc.
                                                                                                    Learn the secrets of award winning hair styling at BRIDGES ACADEMY OF BEAUTY
                                      Quality of Life.                                            & VICTOR VALLEY BEAUTY COLLEGE, INC., the High Desert’s leading beauty
                                         CHAPARRAL PHYSICAL THERAPY has three                     schools. Yes, a career in the exciting world of cosmetology can be yours. Stop in at
convenient locations; Barstow, phone 760-256-1888, Hesperia, phone 760-244-4288,                  BRIDGES ACADEMY OF BEAUTY located at 423 E. Main St. in Barstow, phone
and Victorville, phone 760-951-9702, to geographically serve the entire desert.                   760-256-0515 or visit www.bridgesacademyof beauty.com , or VICTOR VALLEY
Having three locations will ease your access to the finest rehabilitation services available.     BEAUTY COLLEGE, INC. located at 16515 Mojave Dr. in Victorville, phone 760-245-2522
All three facilities are operated under the same high standards with Licensed Physical            or visit www.victorvalleybeautycollege.com to find out more about these
Therapists and/or Physical Therapist Assistants on site at all times. If you are already          wonderful opportunities!
acquainted with our clinics, you know that there are no better facilities for your rehab            It’s a great way to enjoy security and self-employment for your working days. Many
needs. Our clinics are equipped with the best rehab gyms available in the High Desert             of the graduates of these fine schools are now independent beauty operators, with their
and two of the clinics have state of the art aquatic facilities. Our diverse staff of             own shops, their own clients, and their own pride! Modern, scientific teaching methods,
Physical Therapists and Physical Therapists Assistants assures your care is always                the latest equipment, visual aids and professional instructors make BRIDGES ACADEMY
under the direction of licensed and experienced professionals. As a community leader              OF BEAUTY & VICTOR VALLEY BEAUTY COLLEGE, INC. great places to learn. Low
and service provider, we would like to join our other area businesses in thanking our             tuition rates, financial aid, and acceptability for G.I. financing are a few reasons why
troops that are here, returning home and those abroad; without you, our success                   you should check into this fascinating career. We urge area residents to consider the
would not be possible.                                                                            many advantages of being a professional cosmetologist!
     “A Look At Business”                            - continued -
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Carol Watson – Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Linda White – Assistant Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Spacious lots, plenty of parking, laundry
                                                                                                                                                                                                facilities and much, much, more awaits you
            Gulley’s Livestock Disposal                                                                                          at SUNRISE PASS ESTATES located at 1000 Windy Pass in Barstow, phone 760-252-3000.
              Locally Owned & Operated By Brent & Judith Gulley                                                                  T h i s i s o n e o f t h e l o c a l a r e a ' s f i n e s t m a n u f a c t u r e d h o m e p a r k s . Yo u ' l l l o v e t h e
                                                                                                                                 convenience and easy lifestyle that characterizes this quality family community.
  GULLEY’S LIVESTOCK DISPOSAL located in Oak Hills, phone 760-949-7957, is                                                         This is a great place to call home with 2 and 3 bedroom homes for lease or sale.
providing an excellent service to farmers and stockmen. They have the truck, the                                                 The management of this park has made it a point to keep it clean and well
experience and the equipment necessary to render the best service. Their trucks are                                              maintained. You will find a recreational facility, club house, the rates reasonable, the
thoroughly disinfected after each load and are kept in the most sanitary condition,                                              neighbors friendly and you are close to schools and shopping. There's plenty of room
and are not disease carriers. Feel free to call them whenever a loss occurs.                                                     for you at this fine park and you're sure to love the carefree atmosphere that prevails.
  They specialize in prompt service, regardless of your location and make removal of                                               If you're looking for the nicest place in town, we, the writers of this 2011 Look At
dead stock without disturbance or inconvenience to you. It is a great deal safer to call                                         Business suggest SUNRISE PASS ESTATES. We know you'll enjoy living in this
them for removal services then to do it yourself.                                                                                pleasant park. They would like to join other businesses in thanking our troops.
  GULLEY’S LIVESTOCK DISPOSAL have served the farmers and stockmen very well
in the High Desert area for quite some time, and we, the writers of this 2011 Look At
Business, feel you will receive the best and prompt service by phoning GULLEY’S
LIVESTOCK DISPOSAL. Brent and Judith thank the troops at Fort Irwin for their hard
work and all their friends and clients in the High Desert.
                                                                                                                                                                            Budget Inn
                                                                                                                                                                         Paul Patel - Manager
                                        K And L Gas                                                                                                                   Seniors & Military Welcome
                                                                                                                                   For the rest of a lifetime, it's BUDGET INN at 1111 E. Main St. in Barstow, phone
           Locally Owned & Operated By Kellie & Lloyd Robinson                                                                   760-256-1063. This top-rated motel is just the ticket for the road-weary traveler who
   Distributors of reliable propane gas, K AND L GAS has won the admiration and                                                  needs rest, relaxation and, above all, a good night sleep.
respect of area residents for their honest and neighborly business practices. They                                                 You'll find the accommodations to be among the very finest with nice clean rooms
deliver propane and assume the immense responsibility for heating many of the                                                    and plenty of free parking. A stay at this haven of rest will leave you ready to continue
homes and farms in the High Desert. Anyone interested in acquiring the versatility of                                            your journey in great shape. The rates are very reasonable, either daily or weekly,
gas should contact them at 1650 N. 1st Ave. in Barstow, phone 760-255-3740 or                                                    and the rooms are among the nicest anywhere...what more could you want?
1-866-GAS-3888 for information.                                                                                                    Plan now to stay at BUDGET INN whenever you're in Barstow. You're sure to enjoy
  Propane gas has many advantages for economical heating and related energy using                                                your trip a lot more; they have a phone, wireless Internet, microwave, refrigerator,
requirements. Whether you use a small tank on a trailer or have a large tank for your                                            and hair dryer in your room! There is also a swimming pool, guest laundry room, and
entire home, propane gas remains one of your best buys in fuels.                                                                 pets are welcome.
  K AND L GAS can also order a full line of gas burners and appliances. Call them for                                              The writers of this 2011 Look At Business suggest that you'll find the rooms, the
information regarding the many work saving gas products available. The writers of                                                service, AND the rates at this fine motel to be among the very best! They thank all the
this 2011 Look At Business urge all area residents to think of this fine company                                                 troops at Fort Irwin and look forward to your stay here soon.
whenever they think of propane gas…the dependable one. K AND L GAS would like
to thank the troops at Fort Irwin and wish them all a safe return home!


                            City Tire & Towing                                                                                                                       Ellis Fence Co.
                                Larry Dickey – Owner & Operator                                                                                                   Wayne & Shanon Ellis – Owners
  A t C I T Y T I R E & TO W I N G y o u c a n a l w a y s c o u n t o n q u a l i t y s e r v i c e f r o m t h e i r                                                   CA Lic. #687623
knowledgeable staff to complete your auto, truck and equipment needs. They are
                                                                                                                                   For quality fencing, call ELLIS FENCE CO. located in Barstow, phone 760-256-3270
always looking for a better way to serve their customers and thank you for your continued
                                                                                                                                 for a FREE estimate. ELLIS FENCE CO. does all types of fences, from chain link,
support over their many years of business. The following is a small list of services
                                                                                                                                 wood panel, fencing for privacy, to vinyl. They also do wrought iron and build custom
they offer to save you time and bring added convenience to their customers that they
                                                                                                                                 gates, both single and double.
have come to expect!
                                                                                                                                    If you need fencing, either repair or replacement, call upon the professionals at
  Name brand tires for your car, truck or SUV are on hand along with mounting,
                                                                                                                                 ELLIS FENCE CO. to do the job in the least possible time, and at the lowest possible
balancing, wheel alignment, and many other services, including 24-hour towing and
                                                                                                                                 cost. They stand behind their work, and fully guarantee every job they do.
mobile road service with heavy duty wrecker service. Complete auto repair service is
                                                                                                                                   If you're looking for real quality, reliability, and economy, call ELLIS FENCE CO. for
available such as major overhauls, tune-ups, transmission and brake service, radiator
                                                                                                                                 your fencing needs. They have been pleasing the people of this area for years, and
service and much more.
                                                                                                                                 you'll appreciate their professional and ethical business practices!
  For more information and to speak with a qualified service technician, please phone
                                                                                                                                  They thank all their valued customers and join everyone in thanking all our troops at
CITY TIRE & TOWING at 760-256-9198 or 760-256-5007, or visit them at 28764 1/2
                                                                                                                                 Fort Irwin.
Old Hwy. 58 in Barstow. They look forward to hearing from you and would like to join
area businesses in saluting the troops!



                        HUDSON & WALKER                                                                                                   Statewide Mini Storage
                        PHYSICAL THERAPY                                                                                                      Bill & Sue Trautman – Resident Managers
                                                                                                                                   Do you face piles of household goods and seasonal toys and sports
    HUDSON & WALKER PHYSICAL THERAPY is dedicated to the finest in physical                                                      equipment that you must store? Do you spend all winter fighting the plastic over your
therapy services. It is their philosophy that physical therapy should involve active                                             boat because there is no room in the garage for it? Is your garage so full of boxes
patient participation through proper exercise/activity. Their clinic offers a highly                                             that the poor car is left out in the cold? Is every corner of your business or office
t r a i n e d a n d c a r i n g s t a ff w h o a r e c o m m i t t e d t o h e l p i n g p e o p l e a t t a i n m a x i m a l   stacked with boxes of important papers that must be kept? But where do you put it all?
functional independence through customized exercise and therapy programs.                                                          There is no reason for anyone to face such problems when the convenient services
    This respected physical therapy clinic has been prominent in the high desert area                                            of STATEWIDE MINI STORAGE located at 1500 State St. in Barstow, phone 760-256-8846
for over 30 years and is widely acclaimed for their caring staff of professionals.                                               are available. This storage facility offers rental units of various sizes for whatever you
Patients recover knowing they will receive the most appropriate services and                                                     need to store on a month-to-month, or a long-term basis. You rent it…you lock it…and
reh a b i l i t a t i o n in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere . H U D S O N & WA L K E R                                    all in complete security.
PHYSICAL THERAPY is located at 705 E. Virginia Way, Ste. N in Barstow. Phone                                                       Contact STATEWIDE MINI STORAGE to make arrangements for storage of anything
them directly at 760-256-9243 to get a start on a more productive life right away.                                               from office records, to extra business supplies, to RV’s and boats! Costs are minimal,
   We , t h e w r i t e r s o f t h e 2 0 11 L o o k A t B u s i n e s s , a r e v e r y h a p p y t o i n c l u d e t h i s     and think of all the extra room you will have in your home, apartment or business. Bill and
community leader in this mention of the area’s leading businesses and service                                                    Sue thank all the troops at Fort Irwin and they look forward to seeing you soon!
providers. They would like to join the businesses in this area in saluting our troops at
Fort Irwin.


    Barstow Lenwood Transmission                                                                                                                             High Rank Tattoo Company
             Family Owned & Operated Since 1995                                                                                                                  Pete Castaneda – Owner & Artist (Prior Military)
     "Barstow’s Oldest & Most Trusted Transmission Shop"                                                                                                 Tattoos are a beautiful way of expressing your unique individuality.
  The transmission specialists in the High Desert area are located at 24879                                                                            If you are thinking about a tattoo, you have probably realized that
W. Main St. in Lenwood, phone 760-253-1064. They can repair ANY make of automatic or                                             it is important to know the reputation of your tattoo artist. HIGH RANK TATTOO COMPANY
standard transmissions and since they have the exact tools and parts needed, the job                                             are tattoo artists with whom you can trust with complete confidence in providing a
is done right the first time! If you haven't guessed by now, we're talking about                                                 Health Dept. approved sterile environment. They do custom tattoos, fine lines, bold
BARSTOW LENWOOD TRANSMISSION. They also specialize in differentials and                                                          colors, portraits, as well as tattoo re-coloring, tattoo cover-up and piercing.
re-gearing lifted trucks.                                                                                                           HIGH RANK TATTOO COMPANY is located at 605 E. Main St. in Barstow, phone
  A phone call will make an appointment for a free diagnostic inspection including                                               760-256-5791, and they are open Mon. – Fri., 11am – 9pm, Sat., 12pm - 5pm, and are
computer scan and road test. And, guess what? Many times your car, truck, or RV will                                             closed on Sun. They are favorably known for reliable service and fair prices. Their
be out the same day it goes in so that you are not inconvenienced! They take all                                                 popularity is due to the fact that they stand behind the quality of every tattoo they do.
major credit cards, and offer in-house financing.                                                                                Come in today and see what kind of beautiful artwork they are capable of creating for
  The writers of this 2011 Look At Business urge you not to pay for inferior work. See                                           your personal enjoyment.
BARSTOW LENWOOD TRANSMISSION for transmissions because the very best                                                                The writers of this 2011 Look At Business agree that if you are searching for a talented
costs no more! Paul and the crew thank all their valued customers from Fort Irwin and                                            tattoo artist, Pete is one of the best! He would like to join other businesses in the area
wish everyone all the best!                                                                                                      that salute our troops!
    “A Look At Business”                  - continued -
                                                                                                                          Tanalyze Tanning Salon
                                                                                                                                                Diane Parlette – Owner
                                                                                                         If you'd like to maintain a dark summer tan year round, come in and visit the folks
               Barstow Glass & Mirror                                                                  at TANALYZE TANNING SALON and let them help you look and feel your absolute
                                                                                                       best!
  When it comes to glass replacements, the name BARSTOW GLASS & MIRROR
stands head and shoulders above the rest. Located at 1111 W. Main St. in Barstow,                        Located at 204 N. 3rd Ave, Ste. A in Barstow, phone 760-255-3030, TANALYZE
phone 760-256-1111, this prominent shop has established a record of dedicated service                  TANNING SALON features safe tanning facilities for men and women. Keeping that
to the business people and homeowners of the area, by serving their needs promptly                     summer tan only takes minutes per week, and the professional tanning counselors at
and reliably.                                                                                          TANALYZE TANNING SALON will make sure that you get only the necessary amount
  Whether it’s a store front, a window in your home, a shower door and mirrors, or                     of exposure in accordance with your present tan or particular skin type.
anything made of glass, this is one company that is in business to serve! Their list of                  So, if you always wanted to look like you've just returned from a fun filled vacation
satisfied customers is their best recommendation.                                                      in the sun, come in to TANALYZE TANNING SALON and keep the winter blues away.
  BARSTOW GLASS & MIRROR stocks only the finest quality glass and can cut any                          You'll like the friendly service and the wonderful results. They would like to join area
weight needed to the exact size specified. When you need glass of any type, the writers                businesses in thanking the troops at Fort Irwin.
of this 2011 Look At Business suggest that BARSTOW GLASS & MIRROR is the name
you'll need to know! They would like to take this opportunity to thank the troops at
Fort Irwin and they look forward to your call.
                                                                                                         SIEMBAB & SONS Construction, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                       CA Lic. #947441
         Affordable Decorative Rock                                                                      For your next structure…build with steel for lasting beauty!
                                                                                                        SIEMBAB & SONS CONSTRUCTION, INC. located in Barstow, CA, phone 760-256-6900,
                 Locally Owned & Operated By Darin Gilstrap                                            are willing to show you the very latest advancements in distinctive, ever-lasting metal
   A beautifully landscaped yard is a wonderful compliment to a complete and                           building structures.
comfortable home.                                                                                        Buildings can be designed to suit nearly every application, from a modern retail
   If you are in the landscaping business, you know that the quality of the job depends                store, a roomy weather-proof barn or garage, to a giant warehouse. Regardless of
on the quality of the materials you use. If you are landscaping your home or doing                     what you need in buildings, SIEMBAB & SONS CONSTRUCTION, INC. handles the
l a n d scaping for others, you can do no better tha n t o c a l l o r v i s i t A F F O R D A B L E   total job, from site preparation, foundations to complete construction and finishing of
DECORATIVE ROCK for all your landscaping materials.                                                    your project. This is your complete service steel building contractor!
    Located at 16970 Hercules St. in Hesperia, phone 760-995-6645, AFFORDABLE                            The writers of this 2011 Look At Business suggest that anyone contemplating a new
DECORATIVE ROCK specializes in landscaping materials such as rock, sand,                               building get in touch with this reliable firm. Their reputation in the area is unparalleled.
gravel, and soil. See them for all your landscaping needs.                                               SIEMBAB & SONS CONSTRUCTION, INC.’s staff and crews thank all of our troops
   We, the writers of this 2011 Look At Business, believe you’ll be glad you did. They                 for keeping us safe and free!
wish to join area businesses in thanking the troops at Fort Irwin.




                    Casey’s Auto Service                                                                                              Desert Inn Motel
                         Casey Chism – Owner & Operator
  Need repairs or maintenance on your car, truck or SUV? If the best workmanship is                       On your next shopping or business trip to Barstow, make plans to stay at the
what you are looking for then there's a logical alternative in this area, and that's                   DESERT INN MOTEL located at 1100 E. Main St., phone 760-256-2146. Here you will
CASEY’S AUTO SERVICE.                                                                                  find ample accommodations, clean spotless rooms, free movie channels and they are
  This shop is located at 1800 E. Main St. in Barstow, phone 760-256-1500, and                         close to restaurants and shopping.
they're dedicated to excellence in all phases of auto repair. These master technicians and               As a result of their reputation, this motel has become very well known in this area
the latest in computer diagnostic equipment assure you that the job will be done right                 as the ideal place to spend a weekend vacation, away from the kids and daily routine.
the first time. Put their years of experience to work for you.                                         When you come to town shopping or on business, stay over a night or two and relax.
  From an oil, lube and filter service, tune-ups, fuel injection, performance and minor                Remember too, DESERT INN MOTEL is an ideal place to put up your out-of-town
or major repairs, you can trust your car, truck or SUV to these professionals.                         guests. They will appreciate the fact that you made reservations ahead of time for
  The writers of this 2011 Look At Business suggest that you give CASEY’S AUTO                         them here.
SERVICE the opportunity to put their knowhow and years of experience to work for                          We, the writers, suggest DESERT INN MOTEL to everyone. Regardless of your
you. You won’t be disappointed and they will work hard to earn your business. Casey                    length of stay, you are always welcome at this fine motel and will appreciate the
and his crew would like to join area businesses in thanking the troops at Fort Irwin.                  friendly people that run it! They appreciate all their guests from Fort Irwin and they
                                                                                                       thank them for all their hard work.




                        Eagle’s Nest Barbers
                             Darla Mazalic – Owner & Operator                                                     Smith’s Feed & Farm Supply
               Full service hair care to suit the entire family is what's featured at                                    Locally Owned & Operated By The Smith Family
              EAGLE’S NEST BARBERS located at 14519 Main St., Ste. D in
Hesperia, phone 760-949-4411.                                                                            Where do the area's leading ranchers and farmers go for ALL of their livestock feed
  This well known salon features professional stylists to shape, cut, perm and color                   and EVERYTHING else that they need for the management of their ranch or farm? In
YOUR hair into a style that is, "distinctly you." Their modern techniques and professional             the Barstow area, the name SMITH’S FEED & FARM SUPPLY has become synonymous
hair care products assure you of the most natural and healthy hair possible. You'll                    with quality feeds and a full line of farm supplies.
look better and feel better every time you stop in at this full service hair care salon.                 Located at 30878 Old Hwy. 58 in Barstow, phone 760-256-0814, SMITH’S FEED &
They are open Mon. – Sat., 8am – 5pm. In short, they specialize in all phases of hair                  FARM SUPPLY has been serving area ranchers and farmers with balanced feeds and
and beauty care. For a simple cutting or waving, to a whole new look...this is one of                  a stock of farm needs for years. In addition to quality feeds, they can supply you with
the finest places in the area that you can go to. Remember, quality hair products and                  most anything that you need for the effective management of your ranch or farm!
accessories are a great gift idea.                                                                       They carry fencing, fertilizers, seed and bulbs, ag chemicals, irrigation supplies,
  Although walk-ins are welcome, appointments are recommended. Whether it's today                      veterinary needs and most anything else that you're likely to need. So drop by today
or the next time you are in town, give them a try. The writers of this 2011 Look At                    and discover what kind of selection AND what kind of values awaits you at SMITH’S
Business know that you will soon be a regular customer of EAGLE’S NEST BARBERS.                        FEED & FARM SUPPLY: "the farmer and rancher's best friend!"
  They thank our troops so much for our freedom.                                                         We suggest this full line feed store to our readers in this area needing their services!
                                                                                                       They join other businesses in this area in thanking the troops at Fort Irwin.



                                               Locally Owned & Operated
                                               By Norman & Kathy Foster                                Barstow Senior Citizens Thrift Store
                                             In Business For Over 20 Years                               There is something in all of us that loves a bargain. The perfect place to discover
                                    Since ancient times, the institution of a pawn shop                hidden treasures is BARSTOW SENIOR CITIZENS THRIFT STORE. Gently used
has always been a valued one, both to the buyer and the seller. Of course, the pawn                    clothing for men, women and children is available for all seasons and all reasons.
shop is a good place to "get cash when you need it." But here you’ll find real values                    BARSTOW SENIOR CITIZENS THRIFT STORE accepts donations of clothing, toys,
in shopping too.                                                                                       bedding, linens, furniture and appliances. This makes them the perfect place to find
  Before you purchase a new TV or diamond, watch, stereo or quality digital equipment                  that dress or suit that somebody only wore once or furnish that new apartment with
"price it first" at this area’s leading pawn shop, FOSTER’S PAWN SHOP at 1240 E.                       new-to-you dinnerware, curtains or a sofa. The best thing about BARSTOW SENIOR
Main St. in Barstow, phone 760-256-7005. You will find outstanding values in tools,                    CITIZENS THRIFT STORE is the price of their merchandise. Quality used and sometimes
VCR’s and many other items that you must pay much more for in any retail store.                        new, outfits for every member of the family at a fraction of the price of department
They are open Mon. – Fri., 8:30am – 5pm; Sat., 8:30am – 3pm; and closed on Sun.                        stores can be a welcome relief to the wallet.
FOSTER’S PAWN SHOP is always a fun place to shop because you never know what                             Profits made by BARSTOW SENIOR CITIZENS THRIFT STORE are used to support
you’ll find.                                                                                           local seniors and "Meals On Wheels." When it’s time to clean out your own closet,
  Like the respected institution they represent, FOSTER’S PAWN SHOP has a quick                        b r i n g t h o s e i t e m s t o 9 2 9 E . W i l l i a m s S t . i n B a r s t o w, p h o n e 7 6 0 - 2 5 6 - 0 7 5 5 . A l l
loan service and honest value in shopping. We suggest that you stop in at this leading                 contributions are tax deductible. Visit to investigate the unbelievable bargains. They
pawn broker soon. You’ll be glad you did! They join area businesses in thanking the                    thank all their supporters and the troops at Fort Irwin for your hard work.
troops at Fort Irwin.                                                                                                    All military personel receive a 15% discount on purchases.
20        High Desert Warrior
          May 19, 2011




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