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Fort Irwin celebrates Army’s 237th birthday

Posted June 21, 2012 by anradmin

An ice sculpture commemorates the 237th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Army at Fort Irwin’s Dining Facility #1 June 14.

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Furry force multipliers a big hit at NTC

Posted June 21, 2012 by Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord

Coba, a 3-year-old chocolate lab, often stands for a lot of things. She’s the dog troops leave at home before deploying; the one they grew up with. She’s a fond memory, a beacon of happiness – temporarily...

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Stryker brigade mechanic gets first taste of ‘real’ Army at NTC

Posted June 14, 2012 by Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord

Standing over the engine compartment of a Stryker fighting vehicle in the warm afternoon winds of the Mojave Desert, Pvt. Joshua Lopez is a long way from home. The intense heat, the whipping gusts throwing sand...

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Signal Soldiers get linked at NTC in for first deployment

Posted June 14, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Antwaun J. Parrish

Lucky to be comfortably doing their job inside air-conditioned trailers, signal Soldiers last week set up communication equipment to support training held in the hot, dry Mojave Desert. Pfc. Zachary Hunsberger...

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Fort Irwin breaks ground on replacement hospital

Posted June 7, 2012 by By Ken Drylie

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin broke ground for a new hospital to replace the aging Weed Army Community Hospital May 30. “This ground breaking ceremony sets into motion the process that will...

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NTC and Fort Irwin welcome new CSM

Posted June 7, 2012 by Photos by Caroline Keyser

Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, hands off the non-commissioned officers’ sword to incoming National Training Center and Fort Irwin command sergeant major...

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MEDDAC welcomes new commander

Posted June 7, 2012 by Photos by Casey Slusser

Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead speaks to the audience after taking command of Fort Irwin’s MEDDAC during a ceremony at the installation May 30. Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training...

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Dragon Team Red conducts platoon training

Posted May 31, 2012 by Story and photos by Capt. Jeffrey J. Tebo

Cavalry scout Soldiers of the Dragon Live Fire training team tackled the grenade assault course and re-acquainted themselves with medium and heavy machine guns from May 22-24, 2012, on the road to conducting a platoon live fire exercise.

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Maintenance key to 1-144 annual field training

Posted May 24, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Zachary A. Gardner

If you’re a Soldier, maintenance is an essential part of your life. No matter what your occupational specialty or career field is in the Army, all Soldiers have to maintain their equipment, especially if they only get one weekend a month, two weeks a year to use it.

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Army team begins Mount McKinley climb

Posted May 24, 2012 by anradmin

Crowning a vast glacier and surrounded by other peaks of impressive magnitude rises Mount McKinley, also known as Denali (a Koyukon Athabaskan word meaning “The High One”).

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