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Soldiers, researchers test prototype uniforms during Combined Resolve VII

Posted November 23, 2016 by Dan Lafontaine

U.S. Army researchers who are developing a wool-based fabric blend are aiming to improve combat uniforms while also boosting U.S. manufacturing jobs.

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Native-American vets to bring fresh produce, healing to LA food desert

Posted November 23, 2016 by David Vergun

Once upon a time, the oak-tree-lined Los Angeles River meandered for 48 miles from Simi Hills to the Pacific Ocean. Native Tongva people collected acorns along the banks, fished for chinook and salmon and drank the water.

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11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, National Training Center celebrate National Native American Heritage Month

Posted November 22, 2016 by

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Lt. Col. Rod Morgan (left), commander, 2nd Squadron, 11thArmored Cavalry Regiment, and Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Holmes (right), senior enlisted advisor, 2nd Sqdn, 11th ACR, presented Lupe Lopez and the Red Boy Native Dance Troupe, awards of recognition and appreciation for their participation in the National Training Center and…

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Army chief of staff visits NTC

Posted November 22, 2016 by

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Gen. Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, meets with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Leaders in the box at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif, Nov. 6, 2016. Milley spoke to officers and Soldiers alike, offering insight about the future of the Army, the importance of…

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Army veterans recall their service in Korea and Vietnam

Posted November 15, 2016 by Elizabeth M. Collins

First-hand recollections from a few who served.

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Army researchers tackle a tiny enemy: sand

Posted November 7, 2016 by David McNally

Armor offers reliable protection against external forces, but what if the enemy is so small that it can take aircraft down from the inside?

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Boy Scouts visit new hospital site at Fort Irwin

Posted November 4, 2016 by Kristen R. Schabert

Members of the Fort Irwin WEBELOS Cub Scout pack 67 recently visited the site of the new Weed Army Community Hospital, still under construction, to work on a badge and learn about what is involved in building such a large structure.

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Posted November 4, 2016 by

TACTICAL AND TECH DAY NOV. 16. Fort Irwin’s annual Tactical and Technology Day will be at the Fort Irwin Event and Centering Center (Sam Adams, Bldg. 37) on Wed., Nov. 16, 1000-1400. Leadership tour is 0930-1000. This is an educational forum that all are encouraged to attend. To pre-register: http://www.FederalEvents.com/FortIrwin, click ‘pre-register’ on the left-hand…

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Fort Irwin celebrates Halloween

Posted November 2, 2016 by Jennifer Simpson

Army photograph by Jennifer Simpson Scarlett and Violet Polston decorate skulls at the Fort Irwin Halloween Trunk or Treat Oct. 31. Soldiers, family members, and civilians celebrated Halloween with coloring potion sheets, skull decorating, a zombie bus, a witch hunt, costume contests, and the post Trunk or Treat contest and candy collection Oct. 31. With…

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Army makes changes to retention programs

Posted October 28, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

Career counselors are urging Army Soldiers to read the changes to the Army enlisted force retention program, re-class and initial entry requirements that took effect in 2016.

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