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Mississippi National Guardsman dies in California training

Posted May 31, 2017 by AP

FORT IRWIN, Calif.–One Mississippi National Guard soldier has been killed and three others have been injured during a training exercise in California. The Guard said in a news release May 30 that investigators are trying to determine what caused the death and injuries May 29 night at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. The…

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National Guard Soldiers equips tactical vehicles with Duke system during training

Posted May 26, 2017 by Spec. Justin Humphreys

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard installed counter remote controlled improvised explosive devices systems, known as a "Duke", on their tactical vehicles May 22, 2017 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

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Army

Multi-domain battle requires non-stovepipe solutions, say leaders

Posted May 26, 2017 by David Vergun

During a recent military exercise with Australian soldiers, it took them two hours to establish connectivity with U.S. systems, said Gen. Robert B. Brown.

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Local

Engineers learn adaptability with new expeditionary construction workshop

Posted May 26, 2017 by Jason Miller

Sounds of circular saws, hammers and power drills echoed far and wide as ten U.S. Army Soldiers were taught vertical construction techniques during a five-day expeditionary construction workshop at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Students began with a briefing on safety procedures and attended a quick tool familiarization class, then quickly dove into…

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Mississippi Medical Detachment supports Soldiers training in California

Posted May 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann

The Mississippi National Guard's largest unit, the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, comprised of about 3,800 Soldiers, is in California for combat training at the National Training Center, Fort, Irwin.

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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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Army

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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