Painted rocks, Fort Irwin

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  • About 30 miles north of Barstow, California, off Interstate 15 and less than a mile before you get to the entrance gate to Ft. Irwin is a large jumble of natural rocks in a tall pile. The units who ha...  more »
  • Upon entering Fort Irwin check out all the rocks painted by each unit that comes here to train! Now I wouldn’t drive the 31 miles of desert just for the rocks but it’s still cool.  more »
  • Impressive. Awe inspiring. Goosebump worthy. All those units trained there and deployed. Just surreal.
  • This a one of the most historic places at the National Training Center. Military units for the last several decades have painted a rock to serve as a monument representing each rotation to NTC.

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