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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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2/11 ACR “Eaglehorse” Hawg brings extra fire power

Posted  April 5, 2019

During Rotation 19-05 at the National Training Center (NTC) on Fort Irwin, Calif., Hawg Company (H Co), 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment received and employed three M1A1 Abrams Tanks.  Tank units from across the Regiment, provided H Co their Abrams in preparation for their upcoming Gunnery in June 2019.  H Co used the tanks…

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Ironhorse Soldiers visit Tahquit High School

Posted  April 5, 2019

Twelve Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (1/11 ACR) were invited to Tahquitz High School in Hemet, Calif., on March 13, to brief the Marine Corps Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) on Army career opportunities.  Over the course of six school periods, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a total of 140…

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MWR hosts Spring into Fitness 80’s 5K, along with DENTAC’s 2K for Tooth Decay runs

Posted  April 5, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — About two dozen people showed up for a 5K run that was like none other. Runners showed up to the Spring into Fitness 80’s 5K, decked in neon bracelets, big hair, leotards, sweat bands and colorful workout attire. The March 16 event and began at the Box Fitness parking lot. DENTAC…

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CYS uses March Madness theme to teach youth good sportsmanship, focus

Posted  April 5, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — “March Madness” was an event that was tailored to 3rd to 5th graders who attend the School-Age Center on post. Excitement built as the players trained and practiced for eight weeks prior to the March Madness event. The purpose of this event was to get the kids to work hard for…

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Post Exchange honors Vietnam Veterans during pinning ceremony

Posted  April 5, 2019

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — NTC’s Exchange and community members thanked those who served during Vietnam during a pinning ceremony on March 29. The ceremony is part of an initiative by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration to present everyone who served in the Vietnam War with a lapel pin. You could see the…

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