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Concept demonstration explores robotic aviation refueling system

Could a robotic, unmanned refueling system limit rotary-wing aircraft time on the ground and remove Soldiers from isolated fueling stations?

Army photograph by Maj. John Farmer Army

All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.

Army photograph by Rob Carty Army

Prototype exoskeleton suit would improve Soldiers’ physical, mental performance

Thanks to a new "suit" being developed by the DOD-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.

Army photograph by Sgt. Marcus Floyd Army

101st Airborne soldiers train with Air Force counterparts on lifesaving water training

Soldiers with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, assisted Airmen near Scott Air Force Base, Ill., in completing lifesaving overwater training on June 29.

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Army

Soldiers are educated, fit to fight and smiling

With the tables cleared, chairs folded and the floor vacuumed, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey was among the last people still inside a banquet hall after a ceremony at this secluded Mojave Desert training base.

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11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s change of responsibility

Posted  October 7, 2016

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge Troop leaders and guidon bearers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment salute the national colors during the 11th ACR’s Change of Responsibility ceremony at Fort Irwin’s Fritz Field, Sept. 20, 2016. U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. James T. Gandy, relinquished responsibility of the Blackhorse Regiment to Command Sgt. Maj….

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Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski

Fort Irwin says Goodbye To the 51st TICO

Posted  October 7, 2016

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin held a de-activation ceremony for the 51st Translator Interpreter Company, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at the Fort Irwin Theater, Sept. 23, 2016.

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Health & Safety

Women can prolong their lives by taking these steps

Posted  October 7, 2016

Everyone — children and adults and men and women — should take charge of their own health to ensure they’re able to live a long and healthy life. One of the most important things women can do to maintain good health is schedule an annual Well Woman visit with their healthcare provider.  Well Woman exams…

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Fort Irwin public affairs photo by Leslie Ozawa.

Good weather breaking out the bicycles on Fort Irwin

Posted  October 7, 2016

Now that the weather has turned markedly cooler, more Fort Irwin bicyclists have their wheels down on the paved roads and trails around Fort Irwin and beyond. Keeping the bikes rolling is a big job at Fort Irwin Outdoor Recreation on Goldstone Road, just past the new water treatment plant.    “We get all kinds…

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Weed Army Community Hospital rolls out new DoD-wide outpatient survey system

Posted  October 7, 2016

Patients at Weed Army Community Hospital are now reporting their experiences and satisfaction with their healthcare in a new survey. This outpatient survey program, launched by the Army in June, is called the Joint Outpatient Experience Survey, or JOES. This survey is standardized across all services, and will enable the Department of Health Affairs to…

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