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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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Fort Irwin prepares for earthquakes with Great California ShakeOut Drill

Posted  November 3, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — As part of the Great California ShakeOut drill, emergency services personnel at Fort Irwin reminded the community to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the event of a major earthquake. The drill took place on Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. and involved millions of participants around the world….

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The Army Vision: Behind the 10-year plan to help the Army win today’s and tomorrow’s battles

Posted  June 6, 2018

In 1973, as the draft ended and America withdrew from Vietnam, the Army made it a priority to catch and keep the technological edge in weapons and equipment -- setting up the formation of Training and Doctrine Command and Forces Command.

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A Soldier’s Guide to Avoiding and Dealing with Common Legal Problems: Tax Scams

Posted  September 2, 2016

In an April 2016 publication, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning that scammers may prey on hard-working taxpayers by impersonating the IRS.  The IRS urged taxpayers to be diligent in protecting themselves.  The military community is not immune to the criminal tactics used by scammers to defraud taxpayers out of their money. The…

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Army looking at the next generation of combat vehicles

Posted  October 9, 2017

Soldiers today move about in and conduct combat operations from, among other things, the Stryker, the Bradley, or the Abrams tank. But the Army has started work now to determine what will take Soldiers to the fight in 2035 and beyond.

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Yorba Linda Community Hosts Thanksgiving for U.S. Army Soldiers

Posted  December 2, 2016

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Citizens of East Lake Village Community lined the entryway into the clubhouse, giving a warm welcome as U.S. Army Soldiers and families from Fort Irwin arrived to eat a traditional Thanksgiving meal and enjoy the company of many patriotic community members, Nov. 24. Over 120 Soldiers and families took part in…

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