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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.

Nov. 30, 2020

TRICARE Select Group A Retiree Enrollment Fee Payments Due Now

Have you set up payment for your new TRICARE Select 2021 enrollment fees yet? If not, time is running out. If you’re a TRICARE Select Group AIf you or your sponsor’s initial enlistment or appointment occurred before January 1, 2018, you are in Group A. retiree, you must set up your payment by Dec. 31 if you want to have TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage on Jan. 1, 2021. You’ll be disenrolled from TRICARE if your TRICARE contractor doesn’t receive your payment.

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