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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below….

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Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard at World Series

Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard helped fans kick off their World Series experience in Los Angeles. Game No. 3 was the longest game in World Series (and post-season) history, with 18 innings over seven hours. Nine members of the National Training Center’s (NTC’s) joint color guard helped present the U.S. flag in ceremonies at Dodger…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Fort Irwin MEDDAC Soldiers fight, race, win for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Medical Activity hosted their Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K for Soldiers, family and community members on Oct. 27. “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer; spread the word about mammograms; and encourage communities, organizations, families and…


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New munitions replace cluster bomb rounds that pose danger to civilians

Posted  January 18, 2017

Officials hope a new artillery warhead that will replace a cluster-bomb round could help eliminate unwanted casualties in the future.

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(U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Jordan Keith, Operations Group, National Training Center)
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Bronco Team Saddles Up For Summer Safety

Posted  June 29, 2016

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – As summer heats up, motorcycle riders from the Bronco Team, Operations Group, National Training Center, dust off their seats and prepare their bikes for a another great riding season here in the Mojave Desert. Army Sgt. 1st Class Leo Banaszak, whose call sign is Bronco 3B, the senior motorcycle mentor for…

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Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC
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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla comes to Fort Irwin

Posted  May 6, 2016

Election Day 2016 is seven months away, but campaigns are in full swing in state after state. Fort Irwin voters are visiting the Installation Voting Assistance Office and Unit Voting Assistance Offices asking questions about voting, how to vote, if they should vote or if their vote really counts. On March 17, the National Training…

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Ken Drylie
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Training for a new type of war

Posted  November 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: This is part five in a series chronicling the history of Fort Irwin and the creation of the National Training Center. In August 1990, Saddam Hussein, the leader of Iraq, ordered his military to invade the neighboring country of Kuwait. Hussein claimed that the Kuwaiti government was guilty of stealing oil from the…

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Army developing laser-guided, precision mortar

Posted  March 6, 2017

The Army has closed its initial solicitation phase for designs to create a next generation precision mortar that will allow Soldiers to put their rounds on target with extreme accuracy.

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