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CID: Beware of virtual kidnapping scam

Posted July 6, 2018 by

QUANTICO, VA. — The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is warning the Army community to be on the lookout for the “Virtual Kidnapping” hoax. The scam occurs when an unsuspecting person receives a call and the caller immediately says, “I’ve kidnapped your kid. Send money or the kid dies,” or…

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Greater Los Angeles AUSA celebrates Army’s birthday

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Huntington Beach, Calif — The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of the United States Army held their annual U.S. Army Birthday Ball on June 23 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel here. Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, commanding general, The National Training Center and Fort Irwin delivered the keynote address. In his prepared remarks, Broadwater…

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GOMORs and Social Media – How to stay out of trouble

Posted July 6, 2018 by By Capt. Sergio L. Suarez

In the current political climate, it is important to remember that social media can be an avenue which may lead to some trouble. For example, posting negative or contemptuous words against an elected official may run afoul of Article 88 of the UCMJ. This article prohibits disrespectful or condescending statements against Federal and State officials….

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – July 6, 2018

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Welcome to the High Desert Warrior digital edition! If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition June 1, 2018

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Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place.

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150th anniversary of Memorial Day

Posted June 1, 2018 by emmauribe

Monday May 28 marked the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. In honor of those Americans who have fallen in battle, leaders from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin attended memorial events throughout Southern California. Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, commanding general of the NTC was the keynote speaker at an event at Mount Soledad National…

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Holocaust survivor shares his story at Fort Irwin Days of Remembrance

Posted June 1, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin held a Days of Remembrance ceremony April 25 to commemorate the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Guest speaker Ben Lesser, a Holocaust survivor, was 10 years old when the Nazis came to Krakow, Poland, where he lived with his parents and four siblings. “Life of course changed when…

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(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sacharok, Operations Group, National Training Center)
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Ghost Brigade readies its Soldiers for hybrid threats at NTC

Posted June 1, 2018 by By Staff Sgt. Samuel Northrup

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Since 1980, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, to prepare for missions around the world. These month-long rotations are usually geared to prepare a unit for an upcoming mission. For the 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, their April 2018 rotation to…

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(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin May, PAO, 11th ACR)
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NTC brings Soldiers, community together at Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration

Posted June 1, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

TORRANCE, Calif. — Soldiers from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin made the trip to Torrance, California to take part in the city’s 59th annual Armed Forces Day parade May 19. Thousands of community members lined Torrance Boulevard to show their support and take part in the celebration. “It’s always a great event. This…

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Doperak bids a fond farewell as WACH commander

Posted June 1, 2018 by By Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Tempel, Jr. Commanding General U.S. Army Regional Health Command – Central and Chief U.S. Army Dental Corps, presided over Weed Army Community Hospital’s Change of Command ceremony on Fritz Field, May 23. During the ceremony, Col. Martin Doperak relinquished command to Col. Larry O. France. After serving…

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