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11th ACR Soldier Performs Double Duty

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord

When Staff Sgt. Kent Powell Smith III auditioned last summer to join this year’s U.S. Army Soldier Show cast as a performer, the show chose him to serve as a technician instead. But when push came to shove, fate ultimately opted to put him out on the stage....

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Field Artillery unit welcomes first female battery commander

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Antwaun Parrish

Growing up playing sports and being a part of the rowing team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Capt. Christina Payne has always enjoyed being a team player. But just being another team member wasn’t her fate as she makes her mark on the Army....

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Gold Star Dads connect with Fort Irwin Soldiers

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Gold Star Dads and Blue Star Mothers, originations dedicated to helping those who lost a family member or have family members currently serving, held an event Aug. 11 in Riverside, Calif., in remembrance to those who have fallen or are currently serving...

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Mass casualty training at NTC provides critical experience for medics

Posted August 16, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Joseph Wilbanks

The Soldiers at FOB Denver were hammered with a mock artillery attack, which occurred at approximately 9 p.m. and lasted almost 10 minutes - an unwelcome surprise designed to test the units ability to triage mass casualties....

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Update on Army Emergency Relief program

Posted August 16, 2012 by By Bob Lucas

Army Emergency Relief is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping active-duty and retired Soldiers and their family members by providing emergency financial assistance. Did you know that the AER can assist Soldiers and family members by providing a grant, whereby the Soldier is not required to pay back the money? Although not common, a grant…

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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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