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A deep space communications hub in desert

When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet. They were going to build a series of antennas with huge parabolic dishes and receivers that could detect extremely faint radio signals.

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Army researchers looking to neurostimulation to enhance, accelerate Soldiers’ abilities

Neurostimulation is not actually a process the Army intends to use for creating "super Soldiers." However, Army researchers have been experimenting with it as a means to accelerate training.

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The Army Vision: Behind the 10-year plan to help the Army win today’s and tomorrow’s battles

In 1973, as the draft ended and America withdrew from Vietnam, the Army made it a priority to catch and keep the technological edge in weapons and equipment -- setting up the formation of Training and Doctrine Command and Forces Command.

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition, June 1, 2018 News

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition June 1, 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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NTC brings Soldiers, community together at Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration

Soldiers from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin made the trip to Torrance, Calif., to take part in the city's 59th annual Armed Forces Day parade May 19. Thousands of community members lined Torrance Boulevard to show their support and take part in the celebration.


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The National Training Center

Posted  October 6, 2017

After the withdrawal of U.S. Forces in Vietnam in 1974, the U.S. Army found itself in disrepair. For years most Soldiers had been drafted for service, forced to spend two years in one of the military branches or face jail time. To avoid service some Americans fled the country, roughly 150,000 slipping across the northern…

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United Arab Emirates troops train at Fort Irwin

Posted  October 6, 2017

In an historic military moment, the United Arab Emirates military became the first Gulf State nation to attend and complete a training rotation at the Army's premier training site- the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017.

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Borderless threat – Army Cyber Command helping defend nation’s network

Posted  September 29, 2017

"We live in a wired world. Companies and countries rely on cyberspace for everything from financial transactions to the movement of military forces," reads the 2015 Department of Defense cyber strategy.

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Corps of Engineers, top brass cut ribbon on DOD’s 1st LEED-Platinum hospital

Posted  September 27, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District helped cut the ribbon Sept. 21 on the Department of Defense’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Platinum hospital.

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Task Force Wraith Soldiers conduct joint training with four-legged troops

Posted  September 25, 2017

Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade's Task Force Wraith conducted joint tactical training with the U.S. Marines from Area Support Group -- Kuwait's Directorate of Emergency Services at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in early September.

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