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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Modernization turnaround worth the effort, says acting secretary

Vast readiness improvements are a challenge worth taking because if they succeed, Soldiers on the ground will reap the benefits, said acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy.

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Associated Units concept improving readiness, says Jarrard

The Army's relatively new Associated Units concept has been mutually beneficial to both the active and reserve components, said Maj. Gen. Joe Jarrard, adjutant general of the Georgia National Guard, who spoke last month during the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition.

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Soldiers of 2916th Battalion deploy to support U.S. Army mission in Iraq

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — On Oct. 2, deploying Soldiers from the 2916th B-229 Company arrived for a sendoff ceremony at the Freedom Fitness Center to a gym filled with friends, family members and loved ones. The Soldiers will deploy to strategic locations in Iraq in support of the U.S. Army’s mission there. They will relieve…


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Retaking Barasu

Posted  May 5, 2017

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David Edge, 11th ACR FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers from Blackjack Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, defend their position in the town of Barasu in the National Training Center while attempting to recapture the city held by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Feb. 20,…

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Air Assualt Easy Troop

Posted  May 5, 2017

U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski, 11th ACR FORT IRWIN, Calif. – Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment prepare to execute an air assault training exercise near the city of Dezashah in the National Training Center, supported by the 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Feb. 28, 2017. The intent…

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Military Spouses Showcase Their Handmade Creations and Grow a Community of Entrepreneurs

Posted  May 5, 2017

Much as the name suggests, Kaleidoscope Crafts and Creations (KCC) is filled with a variety of handmade items from sewing to woodwork, crochet to etched glass. All the items are made by members of the community, mostly military spouses. The store has been thriving since its establishment in 2015, when it was opened by a…

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Month of the military child Spring Fling celebration

Posted  May 5, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — After posting the National colors Fort Irwin’s Boy and Girl Scouts of America surrounded the Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey D. Broadwater, as he kneeled amongst them reading the Month of the Military Child Installation Proclamation, in an opening ceremony dedicated to military children, at Jack Rabbit Park, on April 15….

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Message of Holocaust survivor and his liberator: Never forget

Posted  May 1, 2017

Army photograph Holocaust survivors rejoice as the Army’s 45th Infantry Division liberates about 30,000 prisoners at Dachau, Germany, April 1945. Ernest Gross, 19, was in a long line of other prisoners awaiting certain death in the Dachau gas chambers and crematorium that lay ahead. He did not care. All but two brothers and a sister…

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