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106th Support Battalion sets up operational area at NTC

Posted May 26, 2017 by Spec. Justin Humphreys

Army photograph by Spec. Justin Humphreys Staff Sgt. Edward Love, the noncommissioned officer in charge of training for Company A, 106th Support Battalion, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, starts a generator, helping the battalion set up its operations area May 27, 2017 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. The…

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Heads-up display to give Soldiers improved situational awareness

Posted May 24, 2017 by David Vergun

A novel technology called "Tactical Augmented Reality," or TAR, is now helping Soldiers precisely locate their positions, as well as the locations of friends and foes.

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Events

Annual Armed Forces Day parade honors military

Posted May 24, 2017 by MC2 Hansel Pintos

Navy photograph by PO2 Billy Ho A Soldier assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin directs an armored vehicle during the annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif. The City of Torrance hosted its 58th Armed Forces Day Celebration and Parade to honor the sacrifices of our nation’s military. TORRANCE, Calif.–The city…

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Salutes & Awards

Army recognizes best Lean Six Sigma initiatives

Posted May 23, 2017 by Donald Wagner

Saving millions of dollars, the recipients of this year's Lean Six Sigma excellence awards reduced processing times, improved health of the force and increased readiness.

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Army simulator provides readiness to drone flight crews

Posted May 23, 2017 by Nikki Ficken

An advanced Army simulator is reducing risks and saving costs at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center.

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Mississippi National Guard heads to Nation Training Center

Posted May 23, 2017 by

Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb al Training Center where approximately 5,500 Soldiers and Airmen will participate in the training exercise.   Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team touches down to begin their National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, Calif. The exercise will…

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First gender-integrated infantry one station unit training graduates

Posted May 23, 2017 by Christopher J. Warner

Over the last 18 months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on May 19, 2017, the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT).

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Commanders expect contractors to deliver capability, say leaders

Posted May 15, 2017 by David Vergun

When a commander needs a capability, there's an expectation that the contractor hired to provide that capability "is going to come trained to be able to execute that mission and step up immediately, just like it's a tank company or some other entity that can hit the ground running," said Jay T. Carr.

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Move over, Humvee. Army shows off a new ride

Posted May 15, 2017 by Hugh Lessig

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) was displayed May 2 at Fort Eustis, Va., attracting a stream of curious on-lookers. That's understandable.

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New incentives bundled into retention bonus program

Posted May 12, 2017 by David Vergun

Active-duty Soldiers have a two-week decision window from May 10 to May 23 to apply for the Selective Retention Bonus Program, which has some new sweeteners added as a way to entice those now on active duty to continue serving.

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