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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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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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Tax center opening soon

Posted  January 4, 2019

FORT IRWIN – Get ready to start the New Year off right and get your tax return prepared for free! Beginning Jan. 22, 2019, the Tax Center will offer free tax preparation services by certified Soldier and Civilian tax preparers. The Tax Center is located at Bldg. 230 and is operated by the Office of…

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Photos with Santa & the Grinch

Posted  January 4, 2019

There were photos with Santa and the Grinch at the PX, that also included a marshmallow stacking contest, free face painting, an Ugly Sweater Contest, vendors and prizes.

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

Posted  January 4, 2019

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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Childcare Providers on post prepare to serve children, parents even better

Posted  January 4, 2019

FORT IRWIN — Army policy allows for Child Youth Service offices to close twice a year and Dec.  21 was one of those days. CYS buildings were closed as about 85 providers participated in training that included youth safety, customer service, stress management, team building, process-focused and educational art for all youth ages, conducting proper…

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