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June 10, 2024

A Sustainable Choice for Oasis Cafe

Oasis Cafe is taking a bold step towards sustainability by transitioning from traditional Styrofoam to-go containers to the innovative reusable Ozzi container system. This shift offers significant benefits to our patrons and helps us manage rising food costs without compromising the quality our customers have come to expect.

April 26, 2024

Mobile Mammography Coming Soon

Weed Army Community Hospital is dedicated to promoting breast health and ensuring that all individuals have access to essential screenings. With this commitment in mind, we are thrilled to announce our initiative of hosting mobile mammography events on Fort Irwin. Depending on community participation, these could be held 2 to 3 times per year.

April 3, 2024

Clinic Spotlight: Department of Surgery and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy at Weed Army Community Hospital is at the forefront of providing exceptional rehabilitation services to the Fort Irwin community. Traditionally a referral-based service, our department fully implemented the Direct Access Physical Therapy (DAPT) initiative in May 2023, ensuring same-day availability for acute injuries or conditions for all beneficiaries.

Feb. 8, 2024

Army Nurse Corps 123rd Birthday Celebration at WACH

In commemorating the 123rd birthday of the Army Nurse Corps, Weed Army Community Hospital not only celebrated a milestone but also reaffirmed its profound appreciation for the selfless dedication and indomitable spirit of its nursing professionals. Their unwavering commitment to serving with distinction and healing with compassion stands as a testament to the noblest ideals of military healthcare. As they continue to uphold the legacy of the Army Nurse Corps, they embody the ethos of service, sacrifice, and excellence that defines the fabric of the nation's armed forces.

Nov. 20, 2023

Weed Army Community Hospital Engages in Multiple Fall Community Events

From Oktoberfest shenanigans to heartwarming Thanksgiving feasts, Weed Army Community Hospital has been buzzing with community spirit! Take a delightful stroll down memory lane as we recap the fantastic events that have brought joy and togetherness with our community.

Nov. 1, 2023

Lab Inspections at Fort Irwin and Yuma Proving Ground End with Outstanding Results

Bi-annual laboratory inspection of testing facilities and blood bank under the Fort Irwin and Yuma Proving Ground umbrella have achieved full accreditation.

Oct. 17, 2023

11th ACR Embedded Behavioral Health opens new facility led by TRADOC Officer Instructor of the Year Major Jennifer Frazier

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR) unveiled its new Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) facility, marking a significant milestone in providing vital support to Active-Duty Service Members.

Sept. 24, 2021

Retired Colonel Leads Fort Irwin COVID Response Mission

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Col. Richard Hopkins retired from the Army Reserves in 2015 after a long career serving in the National Guard and the Army Reserves.

Feb. 18, 2021

Fort Irwin/ NTC COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall

Weed Army Community Hospital and Fort Irwin/NTC hosted a COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall February 8. During the event, Weed ACH subject matter experts shared information about the COVID-19 vaccine and answered questions submitted by the Fort Irwin Community. This event can be viewed here:

Dec. 1, 2020

Open Season is Underway, Compare 2021 FEDVIP Plans and Costs

The Federal Benefits Open Season ends on Dec. 14. If you’re eligible for dental or vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), don’t miss your chance to enroll in or change your FEDVIP dental and/or vision plan. Not sure where to start? At BENEFEDS, you can check your eligibility, explore plans, enroll in a plan, and more.

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