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Greywolf completes NTC rotation

The more than 4,000 Soldiers of 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division completed their rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., recently.

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Greywolf tests EWTV at NTC

The Army's newest electronic warfare vehicle was tested at the Army's toughest training ground, the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., in January. Electronic Warfare Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division conducted electronic attack and electronic support operations during the month-long exercise using the Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle.

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Army modernizing electronic warfare capabilities

Iron Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division teamed up with the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division to conduct training using new electronic warfare (EW) equipment and techniques at Fort Bliss, Texas, in December.

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Army offers more flexibility with new parental leave policy

The Army has doubled the amount of parental leave available to fathers and other secondary caregivers of newborn infants with a policy that also provides more leave flexibility for mothers.

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Tax Center opens for 2019, hopes to provide free services for more than 1,000 clients

FORT IRWIN — The Tax Center on post celebrated its official open with a ribbon cutting ceremony, tour and treats, as the office hopes to prepare more than 1,000 tax returns at no cost to soldiers and their families. The center opened on Jan. 22 and will assist through April 18. The office can prepare…


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Salutes & Awards

National Training Center recognizes civilians

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Installation leadership and the civilian workforce congratulated Department of the Army civilians for their superior service and accomplishments during the Fiscal Year 2018 Quarterly Civilian Awards Ceremony for the first quarter here, Jan. 9. Commander of the National Training Center Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater presided over the ceremony, which honored four…

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Former Fort Irwin employee assists hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted  February 2, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jim DeGraff, a former employee of the Fort Irwin Directorate of Public Works, has spent much of the past four months helping the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria. The storms damaged thousands of homes and public facilities and left many of the islands’…

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Fort Irwin Animal Control Facility begins full operation

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Animal Control Facility (ACF) located in Bldg. 606 on 5th Street is now fully operational under a contract awarded to Chenega Healthcare Services through the Directorate of Public Works – Environmental Division. The ACF’s primary mission is to temporarily hold stray pets on Fort Irwin until they can…

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Fort Irwin and America’s Main Street

Posted  February 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — In the summer of 1965, a newly minted U.S. Army second lieutenant and his new bride began an adventure that would bring them to a remote desert Army post for his first assignment as a military officer. 2nd Lt. Michael Naylon and his new wife, Beverly, left White Plains, N.Y., in…

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February Community Calendar

Posted  February 2, 2018

NOTICES: SGT Fuzzbuddy’s Closure for Renovations starting Feb. 1, 7:30 a.m. We regret to inform the community that effective 1 February 2018, SGT Fuzzbuddy’s will be closing for renovations.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  To help with the inconvenience during this time, a list of local boarding facilities and on post…

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