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Army Aviation leadership examines sustainment model with Navy

Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command met with the senior leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command, Jan. 8, to discuss the Army Aviation sustainable materiel readiness structure and compare it to the Navy's structure.

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Virtual battlefield represents future of training

A four-man team of Soldiers sits in a nondescript building on Fort Belvoir, Va., each at his own desk, surrounded by three monitors that provide them individual, 3D views of an abandoned city.

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Soldier Center tests new Army combat boot prototypes

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center at Natick, Mass., is testing new Army Combat Boot prototypes at three different basic training and active duty installations over the next four months.

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Successful drop: Soldiers test low-cost parachute system

Soldiers and Marines partnered to train with and test a low-cost parachute system at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 10, 2018.

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Bringing blessings to the Box

NTC Chaplain Brown, fellow chaplains charter new programs, offer counseling & communion during rotational trainings in the field, as they ‘plant a spiritual rose in the desert’ FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ric Brown wasn’t even a teenager when he first knew he had a calling to minister to the masses—specifically, servicemembers….


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VIP Box Tour connects Hollywood/Vegas with Soldiers and their families

Posted  November 2, 2018

A host of celebrities, filmmakers, corporate executives and business leaders joined soldiers at Fort Irwin’s VIP Box Tour as apart of an Immersive Experience event. The Box Tour brings in about three dozen VIP guests with three, main goals: Connecting soldiers with companies/businesses/executives/leaders who can assist them (and their spouses) with jobs and transitioning into…

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Oktoberfest 2018

Posted  November 2, 2018

The smell of bratwursts and the sound of live, traditional German music filled the air at this year’s Fort Irwin Oktoberfest. Garrison Commander, Col. Krummich, helped kick off the event with the tapping of the keg. “Eins, zwei, drei, vier, prost!” That is ‘1, 2, 3, 4, cheers’ in English. As with past Oktoberfest events,…

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Health & Safety

How to keep your pet sheltered, safe in winter

Posted  November 2, 2018

ets are happiest when they’re frequently taken outside for walks and exercise, but they’re also happy when they’re kept inside with the family. If your pet is kept outdoors, it is recommended he/she be protected by a dry, draft-free shelter elevated off the ground (or with a floor that protects them from damp/cold soil) that…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

Posted  November 2, 2018

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Procedures set for reporting, reclaiming stray animals

Posted  November 2, 2018

Since we began full operations in October 2017, the Animal Control Facility has captured 288 stray pets. Of those, 238 were reclaimed by their owners, 41 were adopted after being unclaimed, and another eight long-term residents were transferred to a local humane society for a better chance at adoption. Below are some things to consider…

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