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Brigade combat team Soldiers will help decide the Army’s Future Tactical UAS

The Army's new Multi-Domain Operations concept is driving modernization efforts, and includes the Future Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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Gearing up for busier-than-normal PCS season

Commanding General, Garrison leaders,  Housing prepare sponsors and Soldiers for summer 2019’s permanent change of station period FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Each summer at Fort Irwin makes way for a busy PCS (permanent change of station) season and Commanding Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater said there will be even more traffic at the National Training Center…

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High Desert Happenings: A day of relaxation at Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa Resort

CORONA, Calif. — I recently got the chance to cash in on a Valentine’s Day gift my husband gave me and I couldn’t keep this experience to myself. The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Retreat is about two hours from Fort Irwin in Corona, Calif. It’s the perfect spot for a quick day-trip getaway. I saw…

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Feeding Hungry Soldiers:

Fort Irwin families reach out to forgotten population on post FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Victoria Molina spends hours each day in the kitchen cooking up meals, but it’s not for her own husband or family.  Molina is making meals for a population on post that is often forgotten. This forgotten group is our single soldiers…

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Special needs services: Highlighting one of the many programs within ACS

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a service for military families with special needs. The Army designed the EFMP to be a comprehensive, coordinated, multi-agency program that provides community support, housing, medical, educational, and personnel services to military families with special needs. Approximately 10% of Army Families have members with…


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Women’s History Month: General Kelly optimistic about females leading the way in military future

Posted  April 5, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Brig. Gen. Kelly Fisher of the California National Guard has served in the military for nearly 39 years and said it didn’t come without its challenges. “Just as every woman leader before me has faced obstacles in their career, so have I,” Fisher said. “I’ve faced several. As a company-grade officer,…

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Mardi Gras event honors military members, gold Star Families

Posted  April 5, 2019

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Mardi Gras hit the desert as the first, Taste of the Bayou Casino Night, brought in dozens of guests on Feb. 23. The National Training Center/High Desert Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) hosted the fun-filled fundraiser with casino games, authentic Cajun and creole dishes, a live blues band,…

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Welcome Home Troops honors NTC Soldiers with Las Vegas NASCAR event

Posted  April 5, 2019

LAS VEGAS — Dozens of soldiers, veterans, military and Gold Star families had VIP access during a weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Welcome Home Troops NASCAR event on March 3. Complimentary tickets were made available to Fort Irwin soldiers and families and the single soldiers’ BOSS program also participated. The weekend…

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MCSC hosts Mardi Gras-style luncheon

Posted  April 5, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — More than 50 spouses showed up for the Military Civilian and Spouses Club’s (MCSC) monthly luncheon, many of them decked out in bright colors, beads, feathers and masks. The theme for the March luncheon was Mardi-Gras style and some spouses chose to wear festive attire. The menu was carne asada tacos…

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Upcoming Events/Movie List

Posted  April 5, 2019

Upcoming Events *Military Ball tickets are on sale for the Operations Group. Visit “NTC Operations Group Ball 2019” on Facebook. *Live #FacebookRoundup every Wednesday at 2:30p.m., where the Garrison Office answers your questions on the official “Fort Irwin” Facebook page and KNTC 89.5FM The Heat radio April 2019 Calendar: -4/1: CG’s Sponsorship & PCS Town…

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