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Army Armor and Desert Training Center – Fort Irwin in the 1960’s

Posted August 4, 2017 by By Kenneth Drylie

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series chronicling the history Fort Irwin and the creation of the National Training Center. Until the 1960’s, the U.S. Army presence in the Mojave Desert was considered a temporary solution. Camp Irwin was activated and deactivated as needed for training. The Mojave Anti-Aircraft Range and the Army…

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SecArmy lays out priorities at his first town hall

Posted August 26, 2016 by C. Todd Lopez

Reflecting on his most recent trip to the Pacific, which included a stop in Malaysia, Secretary of the Army Eric K. Fanning said he was impressed by the interaction he observed there between American Soldiers and Malaysian forces, who are now participating in Exercise Keris Strike.

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Army, Marine Corps begin testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

Posted March 9, 2018 by Sherman Jennings,

Marines and Soldiers have started testing the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in eastern California's Mojave Desert at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

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Electronic warfare prototypes improve operational understanding against near-peer threats

Posted May 14, 2018 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest,

An adversary is spotted positioning fighters along the border of an ally nation. As U.S. Army forces are quickly deployed, one unit is under special instructions: detect and survey the adversary's electronic warfare jammers and emitters.

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Fried eggs, burros attract visitors to Old Route 66 gold town

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Ken Drylie

OATMAN, Ariz. — In 1863, prospector and mountain man John T. Moss was wandering the Black Mountains of Arizona. He, like so many other men of the time, dreamed of finding the “Mother Load” and becoming wealthy off a big gold strike. He had ridden with the Pony Express, acted as a scout for the…

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Army secretary commits to building a more lethal, agile force during visit to NTC

Posted December 6, 2017 by Codi Kozacek

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper underscored his commitment to building an even more agile, lethal and technologically advanced combat force during a visit to the National Training Center Dec. 1, 2017.

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Army partners with finance guru to offer free financial advice to Soldiers

Posted January 6, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

The Army has enlisted the help of personal finance expert Suze Orman to educate Soldiers and their families on money matters so they don't fall victim to predatory loans, mounting credit card debt or other financial issues.

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California wildfires: State Military Reservists answer the call

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Air Force Senior Airman Crystal Housman

JOINT FORCES TRAINING BASE LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. — When the California National Guard was activated in early December to aid fire relief efforts in the southern part of the state, the California State Military Reserve’s Installation Support Command also answered the call. Two dozen Soldiers from the ISC here stood up on emergency state active…

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SecArmy Message

Posted June 29, 2016 by

Army team, It took a little longer than expected, but it’s great to be back. When I was growing up in Michigan, I did not envision a career in defense and national security policy. But, with a family that includes two West Point graduates and an Army Ranger, it is no surprise to them that…

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U.S. Army 3-D prints a building

Posted August 25, 2017 by Michael Jazdyk

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Ill., has successfully three-dimensionally printed a 512 square-foot concrete structure.

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