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Brigade combat team Soldiers will help decide the Army’s Future Tactical UAS

The Army's new Multi-Domain Operations concept is driving modernization efforts, and includes the Future Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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Gearing up for busier-than-normal PCS season

Commanding General, Garrison leaders,  Housing prepare sponsors and Soldiers for summer 2019’s permanent change of station period FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Each summer at Fort Irwin makes way for a busy PCS (permanent change of station) season and Commanding Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater said there will be even more traffic at the National Training Center…

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High Desert Happenings: A day of relaxation at Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa Resort

CORONA, Calif. — I recently got the chance to cash in on a Valentine’s Day gift my husband gave me and I couldn’t keep this experience to myself. The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Retreat is about two hours from Fort Irwin in Corona, Calif. It’s the perfect spot for a quick day-trip getaway. I saw…

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Feeding Hungry Soldiers:

Fort Irwin families reach out to forgotten population on post FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Victoria Molina spends hours each day in the kitchen cooking up meals, but it’s not for her own husband or family.  Molina is making meals for a population on post that is often forgotten. This forgotten group is our single soldiers…

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Special needs services: Highlighting one of the many programs within ACS

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a service for military families with special needs. The Army designed the EFMP to be a comprehensive, coordinated, multi-agency program that provides community support, housing, medical, educational, and personnel services to military families with special needs. Approximately 10% of Army Families have members with…


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Army

Gray Eagle soars above NTC

Posted  February 6, 2015

Soldiers of B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment, put into flight a MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft here, Jan. 9. The “Flying Tigers” company operates Gray Eagles and their duty is to provide mission-configured, unmanned aircraft system support to division combat aviation, fires and battlefield surveillance brigades, brigade combat teams and other Army and Joint Force…

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Health & Safety

Defeat Monster Mouth!

Posted  February 6, 2015

February is Children’s Dental Health Month and at the Fort Irwin Pediatric Dental Clinic we love to see kids smile! Here are some tips to help keep those smiles sparkling. Brush: Brushing twice daily with toothpaste that contains fluoride is an important part of your child’s routine. Fluoridated toothpaste may be used as early as…

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Tough love in this harsh, beautiful desert

Posted  February 6, 2015

The month of February may bring to mind many things, such as Valentine’s Day, flowers, candy, and a special dinner or meal with a significant other. Special holidays may generate special memories and special expectations. There may be times when we feel the pressure to perform or to demonstrate our love and commitment to one…

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Events

My transformation

Posted  February 6, 2015

A well-known Department of the Army civilian here, and friend of many, spoke at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration, Jan. 7. John Winkfield, director of the National Training Center Equal Employment Opportunity office, shared a personal story of transformation he attributed to several factors, including seeing Dr. King speak in the 1960’s. At…

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Celebrating a century of life, history, culture

Posted  February 6, 2015

The National Training Center and Fort Irwin invites the community to celebrate African American/Black History Month at Sandy Basin Community Center at 11:30 a.m., Feb. 11. The theme for this year’s observance is “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.” The theme was proclaimed by the 100-year-old organization, Association for the Study of African…

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