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Brigade combat team Soldiers will help decide the Army’s Future Tactical UAS

Posted April 17, 2019 by

The Army's new Multi-Domain Operations concept is driving modernization efforts, and includes the Future Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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NTC’s Joint Color Guard presents colors on L.A. Dodger’s Opening Day Ceremonies

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story by Janell J. Lewis Ford

LOS ANGELES — The Joint Color Guard from Fort Irwin’s National Training Center presented the (flag) colors during Opening Day of the Los Angeles Dodger’s baseball game at Dodger Stadium on March 28. Dozens of members of all branches of the military unfurled a large, U.S. flag on the field during the National Anthem, a…

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Women’s History Month: General Kelly optimistic about females leading the way in military future

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Brig. Gen. Kelly Fisher of the California National Guard has served in the military for nearly 39 years and said it didn’t come without its challenges. “Just as every woman leader before me has faced obstacles in their career, so have I,” Fisher said. “I’ve faced several. As a company-grade officer,…

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Welcome Home Troops honors NTC Soldiers with Las Vegas NASCAR event

Posted April 5, 2019 by By Garrison Public Affairs

LAS VEGAS — Dozens of soldiers, veterans, military and Gold Star families had VIP access during a weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Welcome Home Troops NASCAR event on March 3. Complimentary tickets were made available to Fort Irwin soldiers and families and the single soldiers’ BOSS program also participated. The weekend…

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2/11 ACR “Eaglehorse” Hawg brings extra fire power

Posted April 5, 2019 by 2/11 Contribution to the Fort Irwin High Desert Warrior

During Rotation 19-05 at the National Training Center (NTC) on Fort Irwin, Calif., Hawg Company (H Co), 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment received and employed three M1A1 Abrams Tanks.  Tank units from across the Regiment, provided H Co their Abrams in preparation for their upcoming Gunnery in June 2019.  H Co used the tanks…

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Ironhorse Soldiers visit Tahquit High School

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Twelve Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (1/11 ACR) were invited to Tahquitz High School in Hemet, Calif., on March 13, to brief the Marine Corps Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) on Army career opportunities.  Over the course of six school periods, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a total of 140…

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British Army trains alongside American troops during National Training Center Rotation

Posted April 5, 2019 by Garrison Public Affairs

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The British Army’s Light Dragoons C Squadron (The Legion) recently spent four weeks at the National Training Center for during inter-operability training alongside U.S. and Canadian forces. They worked with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division (2/1), attached to the 5/4 Cavalry, utilizing U.S. weapons, equipment and radios…

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Army fiscal 2020 budget proposal realigns $30 billion

Posted March 1, 2019 by Devon L. Suits

The Army is slated to release its fiscal year 2020 budget request on March 12, which will include the realignment of nearly $30 billion over the next five years to improve readiness and better support the Army's six modernization priorities.

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AF enacts policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

Posted March 1, 2019 by by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

ARLINGTON, Va. —  In accordance with Defense Department policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19. Airmen who have been non-deployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be notified by their chain of command and evaluated for retention either through referral to…

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Gunnery Game Soldiers prepare for, execute “Coldsteel” Super Bowl

Posted March 1, 2019 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif.  — In the Super Bowl a few weeks ago, the Patriots demonstrated once again that they are one of the best football teams of all time. The Super Bowl was their culminating event to showcase their skills as a team. In the same manner, Charlie Troop 1/11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, or better…

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