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NTC trainers prepare units for success on battle fields of today, tomorrow

Posted October 3, 2014 by G.A Volb

The training that rotational units receive here can be brutal – challenging Soldiers both mentally and physically to perform under extreme pressure.

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Women combat isolation with mentorship

Posted October 3, 2014 by 1st Lt. Aurelia Goloborodko

The tough and isolating environment of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin has long enabled dedicated Soldiers and civilians to deliver a demanding training experience to mobilizing units from all over the world.

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Memorial Wreath Laying and Remembrance Ceremony

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Fort Irwin Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga speaks at the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony here, Sept. 11.   Children from the second grade class of Lewis Elementary School support the 9/11 memorial procession.   Two young Soldiers look at the Fallen Soldier Memorial during the ceremony.   “Fueled by the Fallen” Angel Cars, bearing the names…

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These Soldiers keep you fit for duty

Posted October 3, 2014 by Jason Miller

After a grueling 19 days of intense professional instruction, 39 Fort Irwin Soldiers earned a new Army Skill Identifier as Master Fitness Trainers here, Sept. 4.

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699th Maintenance Company inactivated

Posted October 3, 2014 by Gustavo Bahena

The 699th Maintenance Company cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony here, Sept. 15.

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Health & Safety

Treat underlying cause of insomnia to resolve sleep problems

Posted October 3, 2014 by Maj. Robin Shelton,

The focus of the Army Performance Triad is on Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition – key actions that influence health in the “Lifespace” of time that isn’t spent with a healthcare provider. Insomnia can be torturous. It is one of the most common sleep disorders reported among Soldiers with sleep problems. According to research, 54 percent…

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Alert bicyclists, considerate drivers needed

Posted October 3, 2014 by NTC Safety

Photo from army.mil Helmets must be worn by all bicycle riders on Fort Irwin. In 2012, 726 cyclists were killed in accidents in the United States with California ranking second in the nation for the highest number of bicycle fatalities. A 2011 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study of bicycle accidents concluded that the highest…

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Motorcycle mentors ensure safety for riders

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom,

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a Motorcycle Safety Ride, Aug. 1.

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Vietnam Veterans return to unit

Posted October 3, 2014 by Sgt. David Beckstrom

The 11th Armored Cavalry’s Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia association reunited with its old unit, here Sept. 5, as a special destination for their annual gathering.

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Summer program a success

Posted September 5, 2014 by Jim Freitag,

Courtesy photo Children and volunteers gather for a group photo during the “Wilderness Escape” Vacation Bible Study program, which ran July 28-Aug. 1. “Wilderness Escape” was the theme of Fort Irwin’s Summer Vacation Bible School program, July 28-Aug. 1. Hosted by the Religious Support Office, and under the direction of the National Training Center and…

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