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Schools in California Near Fort Irwin

For those who like the idea of small-town living, Fort Irwin with its daily population of 22,726 is optimal. Situated between Los Vegas, NV, and Los Angeles, CA, and located 37 miles from Barstow, California, Fort Irwin is surrounded by foothills of the High Mojave Desert. Sunset views unobstructed by vegetation make the National Training Center an optimal place for high-level military preparation. The weather ranges between 47F and 87F.

For your off-duty hours there is an abundance of fishing in nearby lakes and rivers, with guided trips available. For non anglers, there are movie theaters, museums, community programs, and a number of choice restaurants. There are also intramural sports programs, paintball, bike tours, and outdoor recreation equipment rentals. Colleges near Fort Irwin include:

  • Barstow Community College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Park University
  • Webster University

Fort Irwin education centers on the base offer a range of study concentrations including some MA and MS programs.

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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