040618HDWCVR
News

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Posted April 10, 2018 by

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA 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. The USO partnered with non-profit organization Hiring Our Heroes early this month…

Full Story »

(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Daniel Parrott, Operations Group, National Training Center)
News

3rd Cav. Regt. troopers finish the fight at NTC

Posted April 6, 2018 by By Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Troopers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment completed a successful 14-day decisive-action rotation Feb. 23 at the National Training Center. Col. Jonathan Byrom, the 3rd Cav. Regt. commander, said that while the training was brutal and unforgiving, it was also invaluable. “I can’t replicate it anywhere else unless we’re in combat,” Byrom…

Full Story »

Ken Drylie
News

Los Angeles art exhibition features the National Training Center

Posted April 6, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A new art exhibition featuring the National Training Center and Fort Irwin is on display at the LAXART gallery in Hollywood from March 3 to April 7. The multi-channel video installation, created by Israeli artist Nira Pereg, contemplates the nature of authenticity, simulation, fiction and the theater of war. Upon entering, visitors…

Full Story »

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA
News

High Desert Warrior Flipbook – March 2, 2018

Posted March 21, 2018 by

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

Full Story »

News

Tax tips to maximize your financial position

Posted March 2, 2018 by By Joe Acfalle

After a decade of providing tax services to thousands of service members and other qualified clients, nothing is more gratifying than sharing tax pointers to help clients maximize the tax law to advance their financial position.  Below are not just tips, but true stories from my eventful years of providing this annual service: Rental Income:…

Full Story »

Codi Kozacek
News

Garrison recognizes Fort Irwin firefighters for supporting state wildfire response

Posted March 2, 2018 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — More than 9,000 wildfires burned over 1.2 million acres across California during 2017. Firefighters from the Fort Irwin Fire Department provided mutual aid support to the state by responding to the Napa Fires, Thomas Fire, and Canyon Fire, as well as providing coverage to Cal Fire in Phelan for two wind…

Full Story »

Photo courtesy Fionna Ane
News

Fort Irwin senior headed to Fresno State to pursue education, football

Posted March 2, 2018 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin student-athlete E.J. Ane signed a letter of intent Feb. 9 to join the San Jose State Spartans and continue his education at San Jose State University this fall. Growing up in a military family, Ane, the son of Master Sgt. Eteru Ane and Mrs. Fionna Ane lived in Germany,…

Full Story »

apfitbit2
News

Fitness devices can provide locations of soldiers

Posted January 30, 2018 by

An interactive map found online can show the locations and activities of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit, raising security concerns about soldiers and other people who are at U.S. military bases in sensitive areas. The Global Heat Map, published by the GPS tracking company Strava, uses satellite information to map the locations…

Full Story »

The Defense Department urges service members and DOD civilians with wearable electronic devices to use the strictest privacy setting. Officials made the suggestion after publication of a “heat map” showing concentration of U.S military personnel overseas.
News

DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

Posted January 30, 2018 by by Jim Garamone

Defense Department officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also can be used to track service members’ whereabouts, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Jan. 29. The concern comes from a “heat map” posted by Strava — the makers of a fitness tracking application that shows the routes service members run or…

Full Story »

U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dana Clarke
News

The National Training Center, Now and Into the Future

Posted December 1, 2017 by By Ken Drylie

Editor’s Note: This is part six in a series chronicling the history of Fort Irwin and the creation of the National Training Center. The United States has been at war for 16 years. The young Americans who stepped up and volunteered for service in the Armed Forces, even before the dust had settled in New…

Full Story »

 
 


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.