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MREs sustain Soldiers and babies alike

The Meal Ready to Eat, or MRE, the same individual field ration designed to sustain the health and energy of America's warriors on the battlefield, can also be used to nourish babies suffering dehydration in disaster zones.

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Army finds promise in durable material for future Soldier combat helmets

Army and MIT researchers advanced a unique experimental device to better test the durability of high performance and robust polymeric materials that appear to strengthen themselves under attack by rapid impact.

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Army looking at the next generation of combat vehicles

Soldiers today move about in and conduct combat operations from, among other things, the Stryker, the Bradley, or the Abrams tank. But the Army has started work now to determine what will take Soldiers to the fight in 2035 and beyond.

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Annual Fort Irwin Education Fair highlights expanding opportunities

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— Representatives of more than 50 universities, colleges, career centers, and military benefit programs offered guidance and information to the Fort Irwin community at the annual Education Fair on Sept. 25 at the Sandy Basin Community Center. This year’s event showcased the expanding array of opportunities available for Soldiers and family members…

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Col. Christopher R. Norrie takes command of Operations Group

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — In an Aug. 28th ceremony at the National Training Center, Col. Richard R. Coffman and Command Sgt. Maj. Jon A. Martin passed command of Operations Group to Col. Christopher R. Norrie and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael J. Coffey. Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater, commanding general of NTC and Fort Irwin, served as…


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The National Training Center

Posted  October 6, 2017

After the withdrawal of U.S. Forces in Vietnam in 1974, the U.S. Army found itself in disrepair. For years most Soldiers had been drafted for service, forced to spend two years in one of the military branches or face jail time. To avoid service some Americans fled the country, roughly 150,000 slipping across the northern…

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United Arab Emirates troops train at Fort Irwin

Posted  October 6, 2017

In an historic military moment, the United Arab Emirates military became the first Gulf State nation to attend and complete a training rotation at the Army's premier training site- the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017.

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Borderless threat – Army Cyber Command helping defend nation’s network

Posted  September 29, 2017

"We live in a wired world. Companies and countries rely on cyberspace for everything from financial transactions to the movement of military forces," reads the 2015 Department of Defense cyber strategy.

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Corps of Engineers, top brass cut ribbon on DOD’s 1st LEED-Platinum hospital

Posted  September 27, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District helped cut the ribbon Sept. 21 on the Department of Defense’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Platinum hospital.

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Task Force Wraith Soldiers conduct joint training with four-legged troops

Posted  September 25, 2017

Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade's Task Force Wraith conducted joint tactical training with the U.S. Marines from Area Support Group -- Kuwait's Directorate of Emergency Services at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in early September.

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