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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.


High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below….

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Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard at World Series

Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard helped fans kick off their World Series experience in Los Angeles. Game No. 3 was the longest game in World Series (and post-season) history, with 18 innings over seven hours. Nine members of the National Training Center’s (NTC’s) joint color guard helped present the U.S. flag in ceremonies at Dodger…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Fort Irwin MEDDAC Soldiers fight, race, win for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Medical Activity hosted their Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K for Soldiers, family and community members on Oct. 27. “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer; spread the word about mammograms; and encourage communities, organizations, families and…

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17th Annual Apple Valley Air Show, NAPA Auto Parts Car Display

Posted  November 2, 2018

People brought out their chairs, blankets, hats and sunblock to watch the aircrafts and pilots rip through the skies at the 17th Annual Apple Valley Air and Car show. Spectators also had to bring their umbrellas because this year’s aerobatics show was hit with spotty rain and dark clouds—cooler weather that pilots say actually makes…

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Fun without Fear: Hallelujah Night

Posted  November 2, 2018

“Hallelujah Night” is another option for families to avoid the scary side of Halloween but still have a friendly celebration. Chaplain Brown held this year’s event at the Sandy Basin Community Center and dozens of families showed up, representing positive costumes and even Bible characters. Children were treated with candy, games, prizes, music, food and…

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People and Places

BSEP Instructor helps soldiers reach for the Stars

Posted  November 2, 2018

It’s a step that could take you to the next level in your military career and in Fort Irwin, there’s only one way to get there….and that’s through a man described as someone who is “rough” and takes “no mess.” Mr. Allen Norton has been teaching the Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) for the last…

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Health & Safety

Women and depression

Posted  November 2, 2018

Imagine having feelings of worthlessness or helplessness. Imagine being unable to sleep, feeling restless and irritable much of the time, or even hiding under the covers afraid to face the day. Many who suffer from depression may not be able to concentrate at work or perhaps even get to work. Those experiencing high- and low-functioning…

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Treats from a Trunk: Trunk or Treat

Posted  November 2, 2018

Fort Irwin- 22 “Trunks”, 3 food trucks and over 400 kids participated in Fort Irwin’s Trunk or Treat, hosted by the Post Exchange on Halloween night. Kids lined up and got treated from cars decked in traditional ornaments, cobwebs, spiders, dinosaurs, and, of course, the Pumpkin King. After receiving their treats, kids had the opportunity…

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