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Communication and preparation necessary skills for combat operations

Posted June 8, 2017 by Sgt. DeUndra Brown

During a National Training Center rotation, Soldiers build necessary skills that help them prepare for combat operations.

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Sixty-two college graduates recognized At 20th Fort Irwin commencement

Posted June 2, 2017 by Codi Kozacek Fort Irwin, Calif.

Surrounded by a festive crowd of family, friends, and well-wishers, 62 students representing 24 colleges and universities earned recognition for their degrees at the National Training Center‚Äôs Consolidated Graduation on May 18. The ceremony at Center Chapel celebrated the 20th class to cross the stage at Fort Irwin, Calif. Members of the graduating class collectively…

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Fort Irwin remembers Memorial Day

Posted June 2, 2017 by

Army photograph Col. Matthew Moore, National Training Center Chief of Staff address’ attendees at Mountain View Cemetery¬†Memorial Day Service.   The singing group “Penny a Kiss” perform an “American Medley” during the Victor Valley Memorial Park Memorial Day Service.   Army photograph Members of American Legion Post 229 fire a rifle salute at the conclusion…

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Labs connect virtually to rapidly test integrated capabilities

Posted May 31, 2017 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

Much like a smartphone all but eliminates the need for separate personal devices such as a calculator, alarm clock, map and radio, the Army is bringing different technologies together to deliver warfighting systems, such as fires and navigation, as software "apps."

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‘Dagger’ brigade leaves NTC ready for European rotation

Posted May 31, 2017 by Sgt. Michael C. Roach

Army photograph by Sgt. Michael C. Roach Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, evacuate a training casualty during an early morning attack on the mock -city of Razish during National Training Center Rotation 17-06, at Fort Irwin, Calif., May 5, 2017. Fort Riley’s [Kansas] 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry…

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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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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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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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