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11th ACR competes at Sullivan Cup

Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office A M1 Abrams main battle tank from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires during preparation here for the 2016 Sullivan Cup Precision Gunnery Competition hosted by the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., May 2-6. Each active component army division is invited to…

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Forty-fourth Army Surgeon General visits Fort Irwin

The Army’s first female African-American lieutenant general, 44th Army Surgeon General and the highest-ranking woman to graduate from the United States Military Academy toured facilities, met staff members, spoke with patients and consulted with leadership of Weed Army Community Hospital and the National Training Center, April 7-9. Dual-hatted as the commander of U.S. Army Medical…

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Dangers, consequences of prescription drug abuse

Army regulation 600-85, paragraph 1-8 indicates the personal, organizational and professional consequences of substance abuse when it states: “Alcohol and drug abuse by Soldiers and civilian corps members can seriously damage their physical and behavioral health, jeopardize their safety and the safety of those around them, and can lead to criminal and administrative disciplinary actions….

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The 82nd comes a-knockin’

For paratroopers of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, a locked door is no obstacle. To be more specific, when Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd ABN DIV, need to gain entry, they breach doors with explosives and the old fashion way – with a good, hard kick….

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Leadership honors superb volunteers

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin recognized approximately 60 community members who served as volunteers during a ceremony here, April 25. The volunteers were honored in various categories and were the finalists from 278 active volunteers from this installation, according to Ray Johnson, installation volunteer coordinator with Army Community Service. Active volunteers provided more…


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11th ACR competes at Sullivan Cup

Posted  May 6, 2016

Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office A M1 Abrams main battle tank from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires during preparation here for the 2016 Sullivan Cup Precision Gunnery Competition hosted by the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., May 2-6. Each active component army division is invited to…

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Forty-fourth Army Surgeon General visits Fort Irwin

Posted  May 6, 2016

The Army’s first female African-American lieutenant general, 44th Army Surgeon General and the highest-ranking woman to graduate from the United States Military Academy toured facilities, met staff members, spoke with patients and consulted with leadership of Weed Army Community Hospital and the National Training Center, April 7-9. Dual-hatted as the commander of U.S. Army Medical…

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Photos by Pfc. Jasmine Ballard, Operations Group
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Bulldog brigade completes rotation, readies for deployment

Posted  May 6, 2016

The Army’s “Bulldog” brigade wrapped up a training rotation here the last week of April and, soon after, began moving equipment and Soldiers back to its home station of Fort Bliss, Texas. The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted a final validation of its readiness, while training four weeks at the National…

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1st Infantry Division leaders prepare for National Training Cent
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LTP prepares ‘Devil Brigade’ leaders for upcoming rotation

Posted  May 6, 2016

Commanders and staff from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, traveled from their home station at Fort Riley, Kan., to the National Training Center in late March to conduct leader training before a future rotation here. “Devil Brigade” commander Col. Timothy Hayden joined 1st ABCT battalion leaders and staff officers who spent…

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Dangers, consequences of prescription drug abuse

Posted  May 6, 2016

Army regulation 600-85, paragraph 1-8 indicates the personal, organizational and professional consequences of substance abuse when it states: “Alcohol and drug abuse by Soldiers and civilian corps members can seriously damage their physical and behavioral health, jeopardize their safety and the safety of those around them, and can lead to criminal and administrative disciplinary actions….

Full Story »