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Army Aviation leadership examines sustainment model with Navy

Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command met with the senior leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command, Jan. 8, to discuss the Army Aviation sustainable materiel readiness structure and compare it to the Navy's structure.

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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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NTC hosts visitors from business, entertainment industry

Posted  December 4, 2015

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin hosted approximately 90 distinguished visitors during two tours of the training area here, Nov. 6 and 7. The groups were composed of people in the business and entertainment industry, said Renita Wickes, community relations officer for this installation. The NTC and Fort Irwin commander, Maj. Gen. Joseph Martin,…

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Fort Irwin Denim Day raises awareness, promotes prevention of sexual assault

Posted  April 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Soldiers, families and community members marched to raise awareness of sexual assault and harassment during the sixth annual Denim Day walk at the National Training Center April 2. The event coincided with the kickoff of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Representing all of Fort Irwin’s major command groups, hundreds…

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Fort Irwin highlights safety before the holidays

Posted  January 5, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Police are increasing patrols and setting up sobriety checkpoints this holiday season to ensure all Soldiers, Civilians and family members get home safely. The heightened vigilance coincides with National Drunk, Drugged Driving Prevention Month, declared by the U.S. President every December to raise awareness about the consequences of…

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NTC, WACH rehearse MEDEVAC of Military Working Dog

Posted  September 2, 2016

When the alarm rang out for a MEDEVAC, the Soldiers of 2916th Aviation Battalion sprang to action. Then, the call came over the radio that the patient was not your typical MEDEVAC patient… this time, it was a military working dog. As the teams at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, gear up…

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Ft. Irwin, California Formation of Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

Posted  January 4, 2019

The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of stakeholder participation in the Installation Restoration Program process. Therefore, Fort Irwin is soliciting interest in establishing a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) to improve public participation and involve the community in the restoration decision-making process. The RAB is intended to include community members who reflect the diverse interests…

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