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‘Tiger’ Squadron claims victory, ready for NTC

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill

FORT HOOD, Texas — Troopers from 1st Squadron “Tiger,” 3rd Cavalry Regiment, participated in an urban training exercise Dec. 7, 2017, officially ending their month-long training exercise, in preparation for the regiment’s upcoming rotation at the National Training Center, at Fort Irwin, California early next year. The mission begins in the early afternoon, under dark…

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Army seeks better, lighter munitions for UAS, attack helicopters, general says

Posted May 4, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army needs a family of lightweight, longer-range precision munitions to fire from its fleet of unmanned aerial systems and attack helicopters, said Maj. Gen. Frank Tate.

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Army engineer invents lightweight ballistic combat shirt, wins award

Posted August 5, 2016 by

NATICK, Mass. — When Army engineer Robert DiLalla set out to develop a new design for Soldier protection, he knew he had to break the mold. The result of his revolutionary approach, which focuses on the Soldier as an athlete, is the game-changing, Ballistic Combat Shirt, a new lightweight body armor system. “We set out…

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Yorba Linda Community Hosts Thanksgiving for U.S. Army Soldiers

Posted December 2, 2016 by Story and Photos by Jason Miller

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Citizens of East Lake Village Community lined the entryway into the clubhouse, giving a warm welcome as U.S. Army Soldiers and families from Fort Irwin arrived to eat a traditional Thanksgiving meal and enjoy the company of many patriotic community members, Nov. 24. Over 120 Soldiers and families took part in…

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New Soldier armor weighs less, offers more options

Posted March 20, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez The Torso and Extremity Protection System” or TEP, under development now at Program Executive Office Soldier, sheds about five pounds of weight from the IOTV, and also adds a wide degree of scalability that commanders can make use of depending on threat level and mission. The average generation II…

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ATACMS ready to test-fire at White Sands Missile Range

Posted June 23, 2017 by by Maj. William Lambert

Field Artillery Soldiers will soon be ready to test-fire the modernized Army Tactical Missile System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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MREs sustain Soldiers and babies alike

Posted October 16, 2017 by Jeff Sisto

The Meal Ready to Eat, or MRE, the same individual field ration designed to sustain the health and energy of America's warriors on the battlefield, can also be used to nourish babies suffering dehydration in disaster zones.

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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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How the Army is training for the digital conflict

Posted August 3, 2018 by emmauribe

Cyber will undoubtedly be part of any future conflict and the Army is looking to bolster the role of cyber in exercise scenarios. Most notably, the National Training Center at Fort Irwin — working with Army headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, as well as Forces Command — is experimenting with how to insert cyber capabilities…

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Shopping the Exchange pays $224 million in dividends

Posted September 4, 2015 by Exchange news release

DALLAS (Aug. 26) – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service paid a dividend of $224 million in 2014 to morale, welfare and recreation efforts for the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. In the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs such as youth…

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