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Do Furniture Your Way

Posted August 3, 2018 by

One of my favorite things about my husband being an active duty soldier is that we get to live in lots of different parts of the country. Seeing new towns, trying new restaurants and being exposed to unique cultures are adventures that the average person does not get to experience. Along with all this wonderful…

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WACH behavioral health team strengthen relationships with civilian counterparts

Posted August 3, 2018 by Story and Photo by Jo Garrison

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – To foster and strengthen relationships with our community partners a team of behavioral health providers, case managers and specialists from Weed Army Community Hospital toured Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital to view the recently opened, 23 bed wing dedicated to servicing military personnel and first responders June 20. WACH department of…

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Bobcats on Fort Irwin

Posted August 3, 2018 by Alec Goodman

Fort Irwin is home to a variety of wildlife ranging from the overly abundant common raven, to the elusive bobcat. The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a species of cat found throughout North America, from parts of Mexico to southern Canada making it the most widespread wild cat in North America. With such an extensive range,…

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What is the Special Victims’ Counsel Program?

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Sexual assault is one of the most pressing and difficult issues in today’s Army.  Combating this serious problem within our ranks is as complicated as it is critical.  As part of the Army’s efforts to combat sexual assault within our ranks, the Special Victims’ Counsel Program (SVCP) was developed to strengthen our support of victims…

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How the Army is training for the digital conflict

Posted August 3, 2018 by emmauribe

Cyber will undoubtedly be part of any future conflict and the Army is looking to bolster the role of cyber in exercise scenarios. Most notably, the National Training Center at Fort Irwin — working with Army headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, as well as Forces Command — is experimenting with how to insert cyber capabilities…

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A Small Shop with a Big Personality

Posted August 3, 2018 by By Casey Slusser

Fort Irwin, Calif. — Tucked just inside of the Main entrance to the Fort Irwin Post Exchange, the Military and Civilian Spouses club operates the MCSC Consignment Shop. The small corner location is packed with items hand-crafted by Fort Irwin by soldiers, spouses and retirees. Tee shirts, wall art, hand-etched glasses and more fill the…

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916th Support Brigade holds change of command at NTC

Posted July 6, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — After serving two years as the 916th Support Brigade commander, Col. Sidney Melton relinquished command to Col. Kenneth Bradford at the National Training Center, June 20. Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, commander of the National Training Center, presided over the ceremony. He said that with the high tempo and demanding environment here,…

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Fort Irwin and 11th Armored Cavalry Museum closes

Posted July 6, 2018 by

The Museum at Fort Irwin closed its doors on July 1, for extensive remodeling and conversion to a “Heritage Center.” The museum, built for Soldiers, by Soldiers, opened in the early days of the National Training Center. Soldier volunteers were allowed to remodel the former dining facility and convert the space into a museum, highlighting…

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LTC Walters shows the power within through Army Medicine

Posted July 6, 2018 by Story and Photo by Jo Garrison

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Lt. Col. Katrina E. Walters attended the annual Joint Women Leadership Symposium, themed “The Power Within You,”  as a guest speaker on the healthcare panel at San Diego Convention Center, June 21. “This was an amazing opportunity. It was very humbling to be on a panel with Brig. Gen. [Jill] Faris,…

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After 243 years, technology changes – Army values endure

Posted July 6, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — As Soldiers from the National Training Center pressed into Dining Facility #2 June 14 to witness the cutting of the ceremonial Army Birthday cake, Commanding General Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater called the installation’s youngest service member to the front of the room. He asked the Soldier, Pvt. Deadrick Person of the…

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