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Celebrities, leaders, corporate executives get better appreciation for military during VIP Box Tour Some of Hollywood’s finest, including actors and filmmakers, Las Vegas and other corporate executives, and other leaders, got a little taste of the training that thousands of soldiers experience 10-months out of every year at Fort Irwin. The VIP Box Tour is…

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Annual tree lighting brings holiday cheer to the National Training Center

Hundreds came out Nov. 30 as  the Fort Irwin desert valley was transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with white snowflakes, ice skating, Christmas carols, hot chocolate and, of course, Santa Claus lighting the Christmas Tree in the Town Center. Families waited in long lines for a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and take…

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‘Red Feather Woman’ helps Fort Irwin celebrate Native American History through storytelling, music and dance

Soldiers and family members gathered at Sandy Basin community center, to pay tribute to Native American soldiers during the Native American Heritage Month celebration on Nov. 14.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Happy Holidays to everyone at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, from the staff of Aerotech News and Review! 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. Here are some highlights from the Dec. 2018 issue:

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Five missing, two found after F/A-18, tanker crash off Japan

TOKYO — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Dec. 5, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition, officials said. The U.S. Marine Corps said that the 2 a.m. crash involved an F/A-18 fighter…


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Army helo crashes at Fort Irwin, two dead

Posted  January 21, 2018

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. The crash, at approximately 1 a.m., Jan. 20, killed two soldiers on board.

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Posted  January 12, 2018

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski Vehicles from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment hold their positions during movement to engage elements of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, in the National Training Center, April 2, 2017. During the training rotation, Secure Wi-Fi enabled fast reliable mission command and network communications in…

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Rethink readiness to prepare for next war, says Army’s top logistics general

Posted  January 10, 2018

The Army's senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war, because wherever and whenever it is, it will take the total force to fight and win.

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SecArmy Commits to Building a More Lethal, Agile Force During Visit to National Training Center

Posted  January 5, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper underscored his commitment to building an even more agile, lethal and technologically advanced combat force during a visit to the National Training Center Dec. 1. Just two weeks after his confirmation as the Army’s top Civilian leader, Esper traveled to NTC to observe…

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Fort Irwin highlights safety before the holidays

Posted  January 5, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Police are increasing patrols and setting up sobriety checkpoints this holiday season to ensure all Soldiers, Civilians and family members get home safely. The heightened vigilance coincides with National Drunk, Drugged Driving Prevention Month, declared by the U.S. President every December to raise awareness about the consequences of…

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