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As early retirement program ends, Soldiers have until Jan 15 to apply

Posted December 29, 2017 by Devon L. Suits

The Army is terminating the use of temporary early retirement authority, or TERA, for Soldiers with less than 20, but at least 15 years of service.

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Meet your Army: Soldier draws on troubled past to reach high-risk youth

Posted December 19, 2016 by Don Wagner

For Staff Sgt. Ernie Nieves, the Army's top recruiter for fiscal year 2016, being a recruiter is the perfect opportunity to give back to the community.

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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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NTC conducts trial with Live Round Interrupter

Posted November 3, 2017 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st and 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a trial at the National Training Center Oct. 18 with what is called the Live Round Interrupter. The safety product is designed to prevent live ammunition from being introduced into blank fire training scenarios. After an extensive review…

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Raider Brigade synchronizes effects during CALFEX

Posted March 3, 2017 by Story by Maj. Randy Ready

There was more noise than usual coming from Fort Stewart throughout the month of February as 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division practiced synchronizing battlefield effects during company-level combined arms live-fire exercises. The CALFEXs were part of the brigade’s training progression in preparation for their rotation to the National Training Center at Fort…

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Service members seeing first fruits of Army acquisition changes

Posted April 20, 2018 by Jim Garamone

Army Undersecretary Ryan D. McCarthy visited For Belvoir, Va., April 17 to see the results of the service’s new modernization strategy. Three leaders of the Army’s cross-functional teams accompanied McCarthy. Program Executive Office Soldier sponsored the visit.

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New Opportunity for Transitioning Soldiers

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Army Soldiers looking for civilian employment while transitioning to the civilian sector, now have a unique career skills opportunity here, offered through Airstreams Renewable Inc. Soldiers who are 180 days from expiration – terms of service (ETS), can attend a seven week accelerated training course in the challenging career field of wind and other…

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Army flies ‘hoverbike’ prototype

Posted January 18, 2017 by David McNally

The Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangular-shaped quadcopter during a visit from Department of Defense officials Jan. 10.

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Mississippi National Guard heads to Nation Training Center

Posted May 23, 2017 by

Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb al Training Center where approximately 5,500 Soldiers and Airmen will participate in the training exercise.   Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team touches down to begin their National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, Calif. The exercise will…

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NCO induction ceremony passes traditions, values to new sergeants

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Twenty-eight Soldiers from the 916th Support Brigade joined the ranks of the Non-Commissioned Officer Corps during an induction ceremony at the National Training Center Feb. 16. The traditional rite of passage marks the Soldiers’ transition from junior enlisted personnel to sergeants. NCOs are known as the “Backbone of the Army,” charged…

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