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Virtual battlefield represents future of training

A four-man team of Soldiers sits in a nondescript building on Fort Belvoir, Va., each at his own desk, surrounded by three monitors that provide them individual, 3D views of an abandoned city.

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Soldier Center tests new Army combat boot prototypes

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center at Natick, Mass., is testing new Army Combat Boot prototypes at three different basic training and active duty installations over the next four months.

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Successful drop: Soldiers test low-cost parachute system

Soldiers and Marines partnered to train with and test a low-cost parachute system at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 10, 2018.

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Bringing blessings to the Box

NTC Chaplain Brown, fellow chaplains charter new programs, offer counseling & communion during rotational trainings in the field, as they ‘plant a spiritual rose in the desert’ FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ric Brown wasn’t even a teenager when he first knew he had a calling to minister to the masses—specifically, servicemembers….

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Fire training is a blast at NTC during Annual Inland Empire Fire Explorer Academy

FORT IRWIN (December 2018) — Fort Irwin hosted 152 men and women for the 27th Annual Inland Empire Fire Explorer Academy from Dec. 5-9. Members conducted training that included fire control, firefighter safety and survival, ventilation, structural firefighting, and Fighting Flammable Liquid and Gases fires. This is a five-day mini academy where Explorers ages 14-21…


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U.S. military says service members killed in Syria blast

Posted  January 17, 2019

Two U.S. service members, one Department of Defense civilian and one contractor supporting DOD were killed and three service members were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. The troops were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria, the U.S. military said, an attack that came…

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Virtual battlefield represents future of training

Posted  January 16, 2019

A four-man team of Soldiers sits in a nondescript building on Fort Belvoir, Va., each at his own desk, surrounded by three monitors that provide them individual, 3D views of an abandoned city.

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New email survey aims to gauge Army housing quality

Posted  January 16, 2019

Army photograph Residents of Family housing owned and leased by the Army in the United States and overseas, such as this Family housing at U. S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea, received a survey via email on Jan. 15 asking them to rate the quality of housing and housing services. The survey runs through Feb….

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Soldier Center tests new Army combat boot prototypes

Posted  January 11, 2019

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center at Natick, Mass., is testing new Army Combat Boot prototypes at three different basic training and active duty installations over the next four months.

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Iron Soldier saves man’s life with hoodie, ink pen

Posted  January 11, 2019

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Killo Gibson Sgt. Trey Troney, a field artillery cannon crewmember assigned to Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, saved a man after a traffic accident on Interstate 20 near Sweetwater, Texas, Dec. 22, 2018. Troney had to use a ballpoint…

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