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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place.

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Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

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Army researchers develop software to ensure that if a military robot falls, it can get itself up

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md­ — Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers. Based on feedback from Soldiers at an…


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11th Armored Cavalry Regiment celebrates its 117th birthday

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry celebrated the 117th birthday of the regiment Jan. 31 with a stable call at Fritz Field, here. The commander of the regiment, Col. Joseph D. Clark, and the oldest and youngest members of the Regiment cut a birthday cake to celebrate the milestone. The…

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Fort Irwin Tax Center offering free tax preparation

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, along with Fort Irwin Garrison leadership, conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony here Jan. 23 marking the opening of the Fort Irwin Tax Center, which is now offering free tax preparation for military personnel and their dependents. Every year the Fort Irwin Tax Center provides…

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Salutes & Awards

National Training Center recognizes civilians

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Installation leadership and the civilian workforce congratulated Department of the Army civilians for their superior service and accomplishments during the Fiscal Year 2018 Quarterly Civilian Awards Ceremony for the first quarter here, Jan. 9. Commander of the National Training Center Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater presided over the ceremony, which honored four…

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Former Fort Irwin employee assists hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted  February 2, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jim DeGraff, a former employee of the Fort Irwin Directorate of Public Works, has spent much of the past four months helping the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria. The storms damaged thousands of homes and public facilities and left many of the islands’…

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Fort Irwin Animal Control Facility begins full operation

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Animal Control Facility (ACF) located in Bldg. 606 on 5th Street is now fully operational under a contract awarded to Chenega Healthcare Services through the Directorate of Public Works – Environmental Division. The ACF’s primary mission is to temporarily hold stray pets on Fort Irwin until they can…

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