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101st Airborne soldiers train with Air Force counterparts on lifesaving water training

Posted July 14, 2017 by Army Sgt. Marcus Floyd

Soldiers with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, assisted Airmen near Scott Air Force Base, Ill., in completing lifesaving overwater training on June 29.

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Filing a household goods claims

Posted July 14, 2017 by Capt. Alexander Quagge

Although many “household goods” moves occur without incident every day, unfortunately, some service members experience lost or damaged goods during their moves and are unsure of the reimbursement process. With PCS season right around the corner, it is important to be aware of the claims process in case the move is not as smooth as…

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Soldiers are educated, fit to fight and smiling

Posted July 12, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

With the tables cleared, chairs folded and the floor vacuumed, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey was among the last people still inside a banquet hall after a ceremony at this secluded Mojave Desert training base.

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TRADOC to release active shooter mobile app that will educate, save lives

Posted July 12, 2017 by Joseph Lacdan

Soon, Soldiers and civilians will be mere taps away from contacting emergency teams in the event of an active shooter.

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New RV park coming to Fort Irwin

Posted July 10, 2017 by Ken Drylie

The U.S. Army Garrison Command Team celebrated the beginning of a new construction project that will eventually lead to an improved camping experience at the recreational vehicle park at Fort Irwin, Calif.

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Salutes & Awards

Installation awarded for charitable giving

Posted July 10, 2017 by Jason Miller

The Combined Federal Campaign of Greater Southern California acknowledged July 3 that Fort Irwin Soldiers, families and civilians are selfless Americans willing to go above and beyond, raising thousands of dollars for charities.  The Installation received an award for finishing 10th place out of 450 federal facilities in the Combined Federal Campaign of Greater SoCal…

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Weed Army Community Hospital receives Army Star Strong Award

Posted July 7, 2017 by Courtney Taylor

After five years of training and safety improvements, Weed Army Community Hospital received the prestigious Army Star Strong Award June 29.

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Vacation Bible School attendance soar

Posted July 7, 2017 by Jo Garrison

Army photograph by Jo Garrison Eighty-one volunteers from the Fort Irwin community come together to teach children Bible lessons with age appropriate activities during Vacation Bible School at Main Post Chapel, June 9. Every summer, the Religious Services Office holds a weeklong outreach program for children of the community called Vacation Bible School at Main…

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Army experts seek to defeat host of improvised threats

Posted July 3, 2017 by David Vergun

On average, there are about 2,500 IED attacks every month worldwide, according to Lt. Col. James McGuyer.

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Unmanned aerial system improves situational awareness and mission performance

Posted July 3, 2017 by Nikki Ficken

The Aviation Development Directorate has developed a system enabling an air mission commander to manage multiple unmanned aerial systems simultaneously, resulting in faster completion of mission tasks without increasing operator workload.

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