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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – October 5, 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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Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

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Army researchers develop software to ensure that if a military robot falls, it can get itself up

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md­ — Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers. Based on feedback from Soldiers at an…


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Army

New uniform provides lighter weight without breaking sweat

Posted  October 25, 2017

The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 650 grams, or about 1.4 pounds. It's got a lot of pockets and multiple layers of fabric. When it gets wet, it tends to stay wet. And when it's hot out, it tends to keep Soldiers hot.

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Army

New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

Posted  October 20, 2017

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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Army

Soldiers conduct test for new Army media Kits

Posted  October 20, 2017

Army photograph by Sgt. Micah Merrill A Soldier tests his camera as part of the Tactical Digital Media training at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., on Oct. 11, 2017. In a sprawling government complex of glass and steel, 20 enlisted Soldiers from multiple public affairs units across the Army gather to test new media kits bursting…

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Local

311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)

Posted  October 20, 2017

Army Reserve photograph by Capt. Eric Connor Soldiers from the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), based in Los Angeles, Calif., prepare to be exposed to CS gas as they wait inside a gas chamber at Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 14, 2017. A busy three-day battle assembly for Soldiers of the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), U.S. Army…

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Health & Safety

Army’s new life insurance enrollment system goes live

Posted  October 20, 2017

Army illustration by Tracy TaoMoore The new SGLI Online Enrollment System went live Oct. 1. With SOES, Soldiers have the ability to enroll in, or make changes to their SGLV form 8286 (Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance Election and Certificate) all from the comfort of their own homes, whenever they choose. As of Oct. 16, a…

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