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Looking for fun? Check Out Outdoor Rec

Posted March 1, 2019 by By Ken Drylie

Fort Irwin, Calif. — There’s an old joke that even though the National Training Center isn’t quite in the middle of nowhere, you can see it from here. But many residents of Fort Irwin have learned that instead of being completely isolated, Fort Irwin is within easy driving distance to some of the best attractions…

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Fort Irwin BOSS Program hits the update button!

Posted March 1, 2019 by by Bonnie Conrad

The Fort Irwin BOSS program is re-launching and members believe it is going to be better than ever. BOSS stands for Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and focuses on ensuring Soldiers with no families are active and engaged in activities and the military community. The program has welcomed a new president, Spc. Justin L. Thomas….

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National Training Center home to urban coyotes

Posted March 1, 2019 by By Kelsey Bedford

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin is home to a variety of wildlife, including the increasingly abundant coyote. Historically coyotes were only found in the prairies and deserts of America and Mexico. During the 1800’s and 1900’s European expansions, coyotes dispersed west and east to the coasts, north to Alaska, and south to South America….

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High Desert Happenings: Families get to fly high in Victor Valley

Posted March 1, 2019 by By Janell J. Lewis Ford

HESPERIA, Calif. — When I visited the Apple Valley Air Show in October, I knew I’d see high-flying plane acrobatics and stunts; what I didn’t know is that I’d be introduced to a whole, new pastime. Inside one of the hangars, were miniature and single-engine aircraft for spectators to view. That’s when I stumbled upon…

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At the Movies: March 2019

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March 1 7p.m. Miss Bala (R) March 2 4p.m. The Kid Who Would Be King (PG) 7p.m. Glass (PG-13) March 3 7p.m. The Kid Who Would Be King March 8 7p.m. Captain Marvel (PG-13) March 9 7p.m. Captain Marvel (PG-13) March 10 7p.m. Captain Marvel (PG-13) March 15 7p.m. Captain Marvel (PG-13) March 16 4p.m….

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Upcoming Events: March 2019

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*Military Ball tickets are on sale for the Operations Group. Visit “NTC Operations Group Ball 2019” on Facebook. *Live #FacebookRoundup every Wednesday at 2:30p.m., where the Garrison Office answers your questions on the Fort Irwin Connections’ Facebook page and KNTC 89.5FM The Heat radio March 2019 Calendar: -3/1-3/2: Seafood Road Show: Commissary (10-6p.m. and 10:30-5p.m.)…

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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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