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Invisible War: ‘Dagger’ brigade’s electronic warfare Soldiers prove concept at NTC

During their recent rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, consolidated their cyber electromagnetic activities' (CEMA) electronic warfare (EW) Soldiers into a front-line force that engaged the opposition on a less-traditional battlefield.

Army photograph by Bill Roche Army

Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

Army photograph by John Pennell Army

End strength increase to save units, fill shortfalls

The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, part of the 25th Infantry Division in Alaska, was all but shut down before recently receiving a reprieve.

Army Reserve photograph by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar Army

Soldiers, communities around the world celebrate the Army’s 242nd birthday

Army installations around the world are celebrating the Army's 242nd birthday today, June 14. The types of celebrations are as varied and unique as each of the bases where they take place, but they all celebrate the enduring value of the Army and the service of its Soldiers in its 242 years of existence.

Army photograph by Amy Walker Local

Army brigade first to train with Secure Wireless at National Training Center

The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division (1/3 ID) is the first unit to train with the Army's Secure Wireless capability at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.


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Acting Army secretary ‘very impressed’ by readiness training at NTC

Posted  May 5, 2017

Robert M. Speer, acting secretary of the U.S. Army, visited the National Training Center here Saturday to observe readiness training in a realistic operational environment that simulates the conditions today’s U.S. Soldiers face in combat. The Army’s top civilian began his visit at the National Urban Warfare Center (NUWC) located at Razish, where he witnessed…

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U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Tawny Schmit
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1034th CSSB rolls out to ‘the box’

Posted  May 5, 2017

Each morning at Fort Irwin, California, the sun creeps up behind the mountains of the Mojave Desert and throws shades of fire across the horizon as Soldiers walk between clusters of military vehicles and tents. Among them are Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1034th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB), 734th Regional Support Group….

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People and Places

A stray’s best friend

Posted  May 5, 2017

Most pets have caring and loving families that provide safe homes to thrive, however this was not the case for Vinny. A three-year-old, four pound Chihuahua mix, Vinny was literally kicked out of his home onto the streets of Barstow. At that point he was homeless. Walking his dog and witnessing the abuse was Merrill…

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Monthly CGs Orientation Run

Posted  May 5, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — New Soldiers to the installation experienced a unique orientation to Fort Irwin during a run hosted by senior leadership, April, 27. The “CGs Orientation Run” is a monthly event, guided by Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, Commander of the National Training Center, which provides a highly motivated 3 – 4 mile run…

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Practice Makes Perfect

Posted  May 5, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Flaring with a menu of diverse tastes, smells, and textures, kitchens across the Armed Forces sizzle with creation around the clock in preparation for the ultimate competition, the Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event. The MCACTE is held in Fort Lee, Va., March 4th through the 9th, and has served as…

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