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IEDs no match for the CREW system

Posted August 9, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Joseph Wilbanks

One of the most prevalent threats to Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan are improvised explosive devices, and the Army utilizes many strategies to counter them. The use of body armor and battle drills are common...

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Urban Master Breach Familiarization

Posted August 9, 2012 by Submitted by Sidewinder Team, Operations Group

From July 17th through 19th, the engineers from Operations Group’s Sidewinder Team conducted a class for other Observer Coach / Trainers and the 11th Cavalry Regiment’s 58th Engineer Company on urban...

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Army Emergency Relief program update

Posted August 9, 2012 by By Bob Lucas

Are you newly PCS’d to Fort Irwin or newly married? Did you know AER can approve up to $4,000 at no interest to allow you to purchase furniture? If you do this, remember that the loan must be repaid prior to an ETS. Want to know more? Did you know that AER can authorize a…

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I Battery trains on Stinger Missile at Pendleton

Posted August 2, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Troopers from I Battery, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, got the opportunity to visit the Marine Corps Stinger Missile Trainer in Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 26.

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916th Support Brigade welcomes new commander

Posted August 2, 2012 by Photos by Caroline Keyser

Command Sgt. Maj. James Higgins, command sergeant major of the 916th Support Brigade, hands off the unit colors to Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell during

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WACH Soldiers Celebrate the AMEDD Regimental Birthday

Posted August 2, 2012 by anradmin

Soldiers and Command from Weed Army Community Hospital celebrate the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army Medical Department.

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BOSS bids farewell to longtime president, welcomes new leader

Posted July 26, 2012 by By Caroline Keyser

Sgt. Quentin Davis, president of the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program since January 2011, will leave Fort Irwin in early...

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Fort Irwin combatives team heads to Armywide championship

Posted July 26, 2012 by By Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Troopers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment will test their skills at the Army Combatives Championship at Fort Hood, Texas, July 25-28 as members of the National Training Center U.S. Army Combatives Team.

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Women Soldiers test female-specific body armor

Posted July 26, 2012 by By J.D. Leopold

Today, both male and female Soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor, designed for them, with more customized...

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Garrison welcomes new command sergeant major

Posted July 19, 2012 by Photos by Caroline Keyser

Col. Kurt Pinkerton, Garrison commander, hands off the NCO sword of responsibility to incoming Garrison command sergeant major Command Sgt. Maj. Dale Perez during an assumption of responsibility ceremony...

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