Fort Irwin Twitter

Feb 15, 2019
Soldiers hoping to experience long-term financial wellbeing should be aware of the opportunity and benefits presented by the Thrift Savings Plan -- or TSP.
Feb 14, 2019
It was a warm Sunday in Iraq, and I was at a combat outpost in the far west as the officer in charge of a detachment of construction engineers. They were working like bees to upgrade the living conditions at a particularly austere base. We were ahead of s…
Feb 13, 2019
I never gave much thought to off-duty safety. For me, it was just something I always had to hear about before being released for a long weekend. The message was always the same: Have a plan, wear your personal protective equipment, take a buddy and on and…
Feb 13, 2019
Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army statement on military housing and the Army's commitment to providing a safe and secure environment on Army installations.


Welcome to Fort Irwin, home of the National Training Center. Located in San Bernardino County, in southern California, about 35 miles north of the town of Barstow. The installation was established by President Franklin Roosevelt as a sub-installation of Camp Haan in Riverside, California. In 1981, the US Army created the National Training Center at Fort Irwin to train Armored Brigade Combat Teams to “Win the First Fight.”