The Villages at Fort Irwin / by Stephanie Amateis

Irwin, CA
715 New Military Homes and 200 Senior Unaccompanied Housing Apartments


A Closer Look //

The Villages at Fort Irwin is an innovative partnership with the U.S. Army that involved the development and construction of 715 new homes in four different neighborhoods at Fort Irwin for soldiers and their families. Features in each new home include a spacious great room, an upgraded kitchen, at least three large bedrooms, generous interior storage space, and a two-car garage. The new neighborhoods at Fort Irwin also include amenities such as parks, tot lots, playgrounds, tennis courts, and basketball courts. A set of 200 new Senior Unaccompanied Housing (SUH) apartments were also constructed as part of the Irwin Town Center, a mixed-use urban village.

This community is a place our soldiers will be proud to call home.
— Geoffrey Prosch, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment
When we were here before, the post was bare and there wasn’t much to do. Now, it’s nice to have things here and not have to drive 35 miles. The changes that are taking place are bringing a sense of community to the area. It is really coming together, and it’s just better.
— Sonja Montgomery, Resident, Fort Irwin
They actually talk to soldiers and their families to find out what they want, what would make them happy.
— Sgt. Maj. James Welch, Resident, Fort Irwin
Today we take a colossal step forward for the betterment of living for our families... I’ve been down to see the work of this great organization in San Diego at the Naval Training Center, and it is first-class. It is blending in beautifully with houses that go for $800,000 right across the street, and you can’t tell which is the Navy’s and which is the private sector. That’s the kind of work they do.
— Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., Commanding General, United States Army National Training Center, Fort Irwin

Recent Recognition //