• The oldest and youngest Fort Irwin Soldiers and the oldest and youngest Fort Irwin civilian employees gather to cut a cake representing the National Training Center and Fort Irwin June 14 at Dining Facility #1 in honor of the Army's 237th birthday.  Pictured from left are: Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Pratt, John Winkfield, NTC and Fort Irwin command sergeant major Command Sgt. Maj. Lance Lehr, Pvt. Kurtiss Kohler, and Adam Lobato.

    NTC and Fort Irwin celebrate Army birthday

    The oldest and youngest Fort Irwin Soldiers and the oldest and youngest Fort Irwin civilian employees gather to cut a cake representing the National Training Center and Fort Irwin June 14 at Dining Facility #1 in honor of the Army's 237th birthday...

  • Community members observe an armored Humvee in a static display of military vehicles in front of the National Training Center and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum June 14.  The display was part of festivities for the U.S. Army's 237th birthday.

    Army birthday

    Community members observe an armored Humvee in a static display of military vehicles in front of the National Training Center and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum June 14. The display was part of festivities for the U.S. Army's 237th birthday.

  • Sgt. David Samuel, a power generation and repair technician with 699th Maintenance Company, 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, sings
the National Anthem at the High Desert Mavericks baseball game June 14. The
Mavericks celebrated the Army's birthday with Soldiers and family members of
the National Training Center and Fort Irwin.

    Army birthday

    Sgt. David Samuel, a power generation and repair technician with 699th Maintenance Company, 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, sings the National Anthem at the High Desert Mavericks baseball game June 14. The Mavericks celebrated the...

  • A banner marking the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army hangs at the entrance to Stater Brothers Stadium in Adelanto, Calif., during a Mavericks game June 14 in which Fort Irwin Soldiers were recognized for their service.

    Army birthday

    A banner marking the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army hangs at the entrance to Stater Brothers Stadium in Adelanto, Calif., during a Mavericks game June 14 in which Fort Irwin Soldiers were recognized for their service.

  • An ice sculpture commemorates the 237th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Army at Fort Irwin's Dining Facility #1 June 14.

    Army birthday

    An ice sculpture commemorates the 237th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Army at Fort Irwin's Dining Facility #1 June 14.

  • Soldiers in uniforms representing various time periods in the U.S. Army stand before a cake in Fort Irwin's Dining Facility #1 during a celebration of the Army's 237th birthday June 14.

    Army birthday

    Soldiers in uniforms representing various time periods in the U.S. Army stand before a cake in Fort Irwin's Dining Facility #1 during a celebration of the Army's 237th birthday June 14.

  • Hollywood producers and entertainers listen to a briefing at the National Training Center June 14.  A group of about a dozen entertainment industry professionals traveled to the NTC and Fort Irwin to take part in the installation's celebration of the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army and to learn about its training mission.

    Army birthday

    Hollywood producers and entertainers listen to a briefing at the National Training Center June 14. A group of about a dozen entertainment industry professionals traveled to the NTC and Fort Irwin to take part in the installation's celebration of the...

  • Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, speaks with a group of Hollywood producers and entertainers at the NTC June 14.  The group traveled to the NTC and Fort Irwin to take part in the installation's celebration of the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army and to learn about its training mission.

    Army birthday

    Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, speaks with a group of Hollywood producers and entertainers at the NTC June 14. The group traveled to the NTC and Fort Irwin to take part in the installation's...

  • Sgt. Rudy Hernandez, a flight medic with C Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, receives a baseball after he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the High Desert Mavericks baseball game June 14.
Mavericks pitcher Willy Kesler caught the throw that Hernandez made. Hernandez is the National Training Center and Fort Irwin noncommissioned officer of the year for fiscal year 2012. The Mavericks celebrated the Army's birthday with Soldiers and family members of Fort Irwin and the National Training Center.

    Army birthday

    Sgt. Rudy Hernandez, a flight medic with C Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, receives a baseball after he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the High Desert Mavericks baseball game June 14. Mavericks pitcher Willy Kesler...

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