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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.

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Fewer non-deployable soldiers, less-frequent PCS moves a goal, Army secretary says

The Army is taking a hard look at the number of Soldiers who are designated as non-deployable and also at possibly reducing the frequency of permanent-change-of-station moves, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper said at a meeting with service organizations.

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Cyber Activities at the National Training Center Support Real World Operations

U.S. Army Cyber Command is using the Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities Support to Corps and Below program at the Army's Combat Training Centers to develop and test CEMA concepts and operational cyber support to those units.

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CSM Matthew R. Lowe welcomed as NTC senior enlisted adviser

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The National Training Center colors were exchanged during a time-honored tradition at the Sandy Basin Community Center, where Soldiers, families and civilians observed a relinquishment of responsibility between incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew R. Lowe and outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Robin M. Bolmer, Jan. 5. After the presentation of the national…


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Letter to the Editor:

Posted  June 2, 2017

High Desert Warrior, The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Kansas, would like to thank the National Training Center and all of the Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, Sailors, and Department of the Army Civilians that assisted with the recent 2nd Brigade, 1ID rotation (17-06).  The professional approach to the development and conduct of a unit’s NTC…

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11th ACR

Posted  June 2, 2017

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David Edge FORT IRWIN, Calif. — A Trooper from Killer Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, observes the movement of elements of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, during the Blackhorse Regiment’s defense of the Whale Gap in the National Training Center, May 7, 2017. The…

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The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s NCO/Soldier of the 4th Quarter Competition

Posted  June 2, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted an intense competition in order to determine the Regiment’s most exceptional Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier for the 4th Quarter, fiscal year 2017, May 16. The military board has been used as a tool to evaluate the knowledge and military bearing of Soldiers throughout the Army’s…

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Fort Irwin Honors the Fallen During Memorial Day

Posted  June 2, 2017

Fort Irwin, Calif ­— Soldiers from The National Training Center and Fort Irwin spread across the High Desert and surrounding areas to commemorate those who have given their all in defense of the Nation during Memorial Day Ceremonies Monday. From Barstow to Big Bear, ceremonies were held at local cemeteries and veteran’s memorials to honor…

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62 College Graduates Recognized At 20th Fort Irwin Commencement

Posted  June 2, 2017

Fort Irwin Class of 2017 Graduates, Begins Lifelong Journey of Learning Surrounded by a festive crowd of family, friends, and well-wishers, 62 students representing 24 colleges and universities earned recognition for their degrees at the National Training Center’s Consolidated Graduation on May 18. The ceremony at Center Chapel celebrated the 20th class to cross the…

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