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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below….

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Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard at World Series

Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard helped fans kick off their World Series experience in Los Angeles. Game No. 3 was the longest game in World Series (and post-season) history, with 18 innings over seven hours. Nine members of the National Training Center’s (NTC’s) joint color guard helped present the U.S. flag in ceremonies at Dodger…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

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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Fort Irwin MEDDAC Soldiers fight, race, win for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Medical Activity hosted their Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K for Soldiers, family and community members on Oct. 27. “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer; spread the word about mammograms; and encourage communities, organizations, families and…


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Army Emergency Relief awards $8 million in scholarships: 3,465 students receive funds

Posted  September 6, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. — Three thousand four hundred and sixty-five U.S. Army Spouses and dependent children of active duty and retired Soldiers return to college this fall with 2018-2019 Army Emergency Relief (AER) scholarships. AER awarded $8 million in scholarship grants based on the financial needs of the family, with an average award of $2,300. The…

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Deploy your dress

Posted  September 6, 2018

Fort Irwin, Calif – Last month I had three ball gowns hanging in my closet. I have only worn one of them for the past two military balls that we have attended. So why was I hanging on to the other two? I have yet to answer that question! However, I am now down to…

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Super Sign Up

Posted  September 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — What is more fun than spending a few hours with a group of encouraging and enthusiastic army spouses? On Aug. 16, the Military & Civilian Spouses Club of Fort Irwin held their 2018 Super Sign-Up event. With 48 vendors and 12,800 square feet of space, the MCSC was able to transform…

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NTC Ops Team ensures difficult, rewarding training for 56th SBCT

Posted  September 6, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers with the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team conducted battle simulation training at the National Training Center here during rotation 18-09, Aug. 4-18. “We all have a single purpose here at the national training center: that is to ensure that they [the training Soldiers] have their hardest day out here in…

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Actress Milla Jovovich visits Fort Irwin

Posted  September 6, 2018

Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment teach Hollywood Actress and Supermodel Milla Jovovich the proper techniques for clearing a room of insurgent fighters in the training village of Razish at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin. Jovovich visited Fort Irwin as part of her preparations for her role in the upcoming feature film,…

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