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Greywolf completes NTC rotation

Posted February 15, 2019 by Capt. Scott Kuhn

The more than 4,000 Soldiers of 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division completed their rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., recently.

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Arctic Wolves Join Japanese Forces in Desert

Posted February 15, 2019 by Maj. Charlie Dietz

Army photograph by Maj. Charlie Dietz Capt. Alexander Quataert, 1st Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, and soldiers from the 72nd Tank Regiment, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, analyze a map of desert terrain in preparation for their February rotation at the National Training Center, Jan. 29. The two units are joining together, along with other…

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Greywolf tests EWTV at NTC

Posted February 15, 2019 by Capt. Scott Kuhn

The Army's newest electronic warfare vehicle was tested at the Army's toughest training ground, the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., in January. Electronic Warfare Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division conducted electronic attack and electronic support operations during the month-long exercise using the Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle.

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Fort Irwin families lend helping hand during government shutdown

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — With 800,000 federal employees out of work in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history (35 days), a cry for help came out right here in Fort Irwin—an obvious hub of government workers. Michelle Garin works on post and was still receiving her paycheck…but for more than 30 days, her husband…

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Tax Center opens for 2019, hopes to provide free services for more than 1,000 clients

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

FORT IRWIN — The Tax Center on post celebrated its official open with a ribbon cutting ceremony, tour and treats, as the office hopes to prepare more than 1,000 tax returns at no cost to soldiers and their families. The center opened on Jan. 22 and will assist through April 18. The office can prepare…

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Get Moving in the New Year

Posted February 1, 2019 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Runners kick-off 2019 with ‘New You Fitness Resolution’ FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Nearly 50 participants started off the new year with a dedication to health and fitness. They ran in the “New You Fitness Resolution” event, hosted by the MWR’s Sports Fitness and Aquatics and Child and Youth Services. The event took place at Jack…

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NTC’s commanding general greets community leaders for New Year’s Reception

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story by David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif.  — The National Training Center’s Commanding General Brig. Jeff Broadwater and Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Lowe, greeted more than 200 military and civilian senior leaders at the Fort Irwin Event and Catering Center on Jan. 7. Alicia Broadwater and Jennifer Lowe, wives of General Broadwater and Sergeant Major Matthew Lowe, also welcomed…

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How to take care of your enemies: A Biblical perspective

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story by Chaplain (Cpt.) Anselmo Brillon

FORT IRWIN, Calif.— King David has to be one of my favorite characters in the Old Testament.  King David, the second King of Israel, was described as a man after God’s own heart (1 Samuel 13:14, KJV).  He experienced some circumstances in life we can all learn from as people and Soldiers.  King David faced…

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MCSC kicks off new year with breakfast-themed luncheon event

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story and Photos by Bonnie Conrad

FORT IRWIN, Calif — The Military and Civilians Spouses’ Club hosted their monthly luncheon in January and the theme’s inspiration came from the classic movie, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Each month, along with a new theme, the MCSC hosts a luncheon to support non-profit organizations in the Fort Irwin community. The spread included a fancy brunch…

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First RTU of 2019 challenged but successful at the NTC

Posted February 1, 2019 by 1st Squadron

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­—  On the morning of Jan. 17, the 1/11 ACR OPFOR in the role of guerrilla fighters, were tasked to defend the town of Razish from the Rotational Unit (RTU), 3/1 CAV. Sixty-five OPFOR fighters battled the RTU’s movement into the city with artillery, armored vehicles, and machine gun teams. The 3/1…

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