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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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Fire training is a blast at NTC during Annual Inland Empire Fire Explorer Academy

FORT IRWIN (December 2018) — Fort Irwin hosted 152 men and women for the 27th Annual Inland Empire Fire Explorer Academy from Dec. 5-9. Members conducted training that included fire control, firefighter safety and survival, ventilation, structural firefighting, and Fighting Flammable Liquid and Gases fires. This is a five-day mini academy where Explorers ages 14-21…


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Successful drop: Soldiers test low-cost parachute system

Posted  January 9, 2019

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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Holiday Time in Fort Irwin

Posted  January 4, 2019

Moments from the Christmas events at the National Training Center FORT IRWIN, Calif. —  Residents participated in several events around post to get into the holiday spirit. The Holiday Market and Tree Lighting ceremony and a “Breakfast with Santa” event kicked off all of the celebrations. Santa at the Helipad There were also photos with…

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Bringing blessings to the Box

Posted  January 4, 2019

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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An Equestrian Christmas

Posted  January 4, 2019

The High Desert Equestrian Club hosted “A Country Christmas,” complete with pony rides, horse riding demos and vendors. Many gathered at the Country Christmas event for grooming and horse care lessons, as well as the pony rides. Michelle Adams rides one of the horses at the event Many got into the holiday spirit at the…

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Ft. Irwin, California Formation of Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

Posted  January 4, 2019

The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of stakeholder participation in the Installation Restoration Program process. Therefore, Fort Irwin is soliciting interest in establishing a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) to improve public participation and involve the community in the restoration decision-making process. The RAB is intended to include community members who reflect the diverse interests…

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