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ATACMS ready to test-fire at White Sands Missile Range

Field Artillery Soldiers will soon be ready to test-fire the modernized Army Tactical Missile System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Invisible War: ‘Dagger’ brigade’s electronic warfare Soldiers prove concept at NTC

During their recent rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, consolidated their cyber electromagnetic activities' (CEMA) electronic warfare (EW) Soldiers into a front-line force that engaged the opposition on a less-traditional battlefield.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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End strength increase to save units, fill shortfalls

The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, part of the 25th Infantry Division in Alaska, was all but shut down before recently receiving a reprieve.

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Soldiers, communities around the world celebrate the Army’s 242nd birthday

Army installations around the world are celebrating the Army's 242nd birthday today, June 14. The types of celebrations are as varied and unique as each of the bases where they take place, but they all celebrate the enduring value of the Army and the service of its Soldiers in its 242 years of existence.

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Employees of Fort Irwin experience the “Box Tour”

Posted  June 2, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Employees of Fort Irwin participated in the National Training Center (NTC) Box Tour to get a first-hand experience of how their efforts help support the mission here, April 28. Going out to where Soldiers train the force is part of the Civilian Acculturation Program to help civilians understand their role as…

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SKIES unlimited dance academy put on their Spring Recital

Posted  June 2, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The School of Knowledge Inspiration Exploration and Skills (SKIES) Unlimited Dance Academy conducted their annual spring recital, Dance Upon a Dream, in front of a packed audience at Tiefort View Intermediate School, May 12. Members of the community came amassed to watch twenty picturesque routines put on by children ranging in…

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Sixty-two college graduates recognized At 20th Fort Irwin commencement

Posted  June 2, 2017

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 stage at Fort Irwin, Calif. Members of the graduating class collectively…

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Fort Irwin remembers Memorial Day

Posted  June 2, 2017

Army photograph Col. Matthew Moore, National Training Center Chief of Staff address’ attendees at Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service.   The singing group “Penny a Kiss” perform an “American Medley” during the Victor Valley Memorial Park Memorial Day Service.   Army photograph Members of American Legion Post 229 fire a rifle salute at the conclusion…

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Labs connect virtually to rapidly test integrated capabilities

Posted  May 31, 2017

Much like a smartphone all but eliminates the need for separate personal devices such as a calculator, alarm clock, map and radio, the Army is bringing different technologies together to deliver warfighting systems, such as fires and navigation, as software "apps."

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