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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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Rotation wrap-up

Posted  February 2, 2018

(U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Matthew Potter, Operations Group, National Training Center) A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, performs a dismounted patrol at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., Jan. 13, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Koby I. Saunders) U.S. Marines assigned to Bravo…

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Army advances PTSD, other cognitive research through latest partnership

Posted  January 31, 2018

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Helius Medical Technologies, Inc., from Newton, Penn., have partnered to expand on early research that could mean new interventions for improving Soldier readiness and resilience, as well as reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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Fitness devices can provide locations of soldiers

Posted  January 30, 2018

An interactive map found online can show the locations and activities of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit, raising security concerns about soldiers and other people who are at U.S. military bases in sensitive areas. The Global Heat Map, published by the GPS tracking company Strava, uses satellite information to map the locations…

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DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

Posted  January 30, 2018

Defense Department officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also can be used to track service members’ whereabouts, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Jan. 29. The concern comes from a “heat map” posted by Strava — the makers of a fitness tracking application that shows the routes service members run or…

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Army secretary directs new team to speed up Next-Gen Combat Vehicle program

Posted  January 29, 2018

Two of the Army's top leaders reviewed last week a new process to accelerate the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program amid a massive shift to modernize the entire Army.

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