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The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s NCO/Soldier of the 4th Quarter Competition

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FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted an intense competition in order to determine the Regiment’s most exceptional Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier for the 4th Quarter, fiscal year 2017, May 16. The military board has been used as a tool to evaluate the knowledge and military bearing of Soldiers throughout the Army’s…

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Fort Irwin Honors the Fallen During Memorial Day

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Fort Irwin, Calif ­— Soldiers from The National Training Center and Fort Irwin spread across the High Desert and surrounding areas to commemorate those who have given their all in defense of the Nation during Memorial Day Ceremonies Monday. From Barstow to Big Bear, ceremonies were held at local cemeteries and veteran’s memorials to honor…

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62 College Graduates Recognized At 20th Fort Irwin Commencement

Posted June 2, 2017 by Story by Codi Kozacek

Fort Irwin Class of 2017 Graduates, Begins Lifelong Journey of Learning Surrounded by a festive crowd of family, friends, and well-wishers, 62 students representing 24 colleges and universities earned recognition for their degrees at the National Training Center’s Consolidated Graduation on May 18. The ceremony at Center Chapel celebrated the 20th class to cross the…

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Employees of Fort Irwin experience the “Box Tour”

Posted June 2, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Employees of Fort Irwin participated in the National Training Center (NTC) Box Tour to get a first-hand experience of how their efforts help support the mission here, April 28. Going out to where Soldiers train the force is part of the Civilian Acculturation Program to help civilians understand their role as…

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SKIES unlimited dance academy put on their Spring Recital

Posted June 2, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The School of Knowledge Inspiration Exploration and Skills (SKIES) Unlimited Dance Academy conducted their annual spring recital, Dance Upon a Dream, in front of a packed audience at Tiefort View Intermediate School, May 12. Members of the community came amassed to watch twenty picturesque routines put on by children ranging in…

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Sixty-two college graduates recognized At 20th Fort Irwin commencement

Posted June 2, 2017 by Codi Kozacek Fort Irwin, Calif.

Surrounded by a festive crowd of family, friends, and well-wishers, 62 students representing 24 colleges and universities earned recognition for their degrees at the National Training Center’s Consolidated Graduation on May 18. The ceremony at Center Chapel celebrated the 20th class to cross the stage at Fort Irwin, Calif. Members of the graduating class collectively…

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Fort Irwin remembers Memorial Day

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Army photograph Col. Matthew Moore, National Training Center Chief of Staff address’ attendees at Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service.   The singing group “Penny a Kiss” perform an “American Medley” during the Victor Valley Memorial Park Memorial Day Service.   Army photograph Members of American Legion Post 229 fire a rifle salute at the conclusion…

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‘Dagger’ brigade leaves NTC ready for European rotation

Posted May 31, 2017 by Sgt. Michael C. Roach

Army photograph by Sgt. Michael C. Roach Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, evacuate a training casualty during an early morning attack on the mock -city of Razish during National Training Center Rotation 17-06, at Fort Irwin, Calif., May 5, 2017. Fort Riley’s [Kansas] 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry…

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Mississippi National Guardsman dies in California training

Posted May 31, 2017 by AP

FORT IRWIN, Calif.–One Mississippi National Guard soldier has been killed and three others have been injured during a training exercise in California. The Guard said in a news release May 30 that investigators are trying to determine what caused the death and injuries May 29 night at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. The…

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National Guard Soldiers equips tactical vehicles with Duke system during training

Posted May 26, 2017 by Spec. Justin Humphreys

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard installed counter remote controlled improvised explosive devices systems, known as a "Duke", on their tactical vehicles May 22, 2017 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

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