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End of an Era, The High Desert Warrior Goes Digital

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Ken Drylie

In 1981 the command of the New National Training Center published the NTC’s first newspaper, the Combined Arms Monitor. The name was chosen by committee, the final name a combination of two submissions by Lieutenant’s Patrick Quinn, from Weed Army Hospital and Kenneth Knox, aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. James Bramlett, the first commander of the…

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New Shadow Unmanned Aerial System provides Soldiers better intelligence

Posted September 6, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Mary Junell

The North Carolina National Guard's Detachment 1, D Company 236th Brigade Engineer Battalion, recently completed six weeks of New Equipment Training (NET) near Fort Bragg, N.C., July 17 - Aug. 25, 2017 after receiving the latest model of the RQ-7BV2 Shadow.

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Mississippi Medical Detachment supports Soldiers training in California

Posted May 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann

The Mississippi National Guard's largest unit, the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, comprised of about 3,800 Soldiers, is in California for combat training at the National Training Center, Fort, Irwin.

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February Community Calendar

Posted February 2, 2018 by

NOTICES: SGT Fuzzbuddy’s Closure for Renovations starting Feb. 1, 7:30 a.m. We regret to inform the community that effective 1 February 2018, SGT Fuzzbuddy’s will be closing for renovations.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  To help with the inconvenience during this time, a list of local boarding facilities and on post…

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BOSS Spreads Holiday Cheer

Posted January 6, 2017 by Story/Photos By Jo Garrison        

FORT IRWIN, Calif-  U.S. Army Soldiers with Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers (BOSS) handed out 168 Christmas trees to Soldiers and families here, Sat., Dec. 3. Every year BOSS spreads a little holiday cheer by distributing donated trees to Soldiers and families. This year, the trees were donated by Bridget Blehm, director, For Families of…

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Some last-minute ways to reduce your taxable income

Posted April 7, 2017 by CPT Cadence Tuttle

The end of tax season is rapidly approaching and we want to give you some last minute information about how to reduce your taxable income.  Taxable income is your gross income after you subtract all of the deductions that the IRS allows. One of these deductions is a contribution to a traditional Individual Retirement Account…

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15th Sgt. Maj. of the Army attends National Training Center Non-Commissioned Officer, Soldier of the Year banquet

Posted July 7, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The 15th Sgt. Maj. of the Army (SMA), Daniel A. Dailey, along with Soldiers, family members and civilians gathered at Sandy Basin Community Center to recognize excellence in 2016’s National Training Center (NTC) and U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year and Soldier of the Year during…

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International partners train side-by-side

Posted February 3, 2017 by emmauribe

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Slouched into the driver seat of a damaged pick-up truck, an insurgent guerrilla fighter notionally takes his last breath after a barrage of gunfire, In front of the embassy at the city of Razish. This was the fourth attempt in 24 hours to rattle the Soldiers of Devil Coy, 5th Battalion…

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Fort Irwin hosts high-level delegations to enhance understanding of NTC mission

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Jason Miller

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — National security leaders from the private, academic and government sectors visited the National Training Center over the past two months to better understand the U.S. Army’s brigade-level readiness training. NTC hosted three separate delegations:  Congressional staff from the office of U.S. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.); faculty and fellows from the Center…

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A deep space communications hub in desert

Posted June 15, 2018 by

When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet. They were going to build a series of antennas with huge parabolic dishes and receivers that could detect extremely faint radio signals.

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