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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to the 123rd Brigade Support Battalion “Iron Support”, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, sprints to a firing position while conducting a live-fire exercise during Decisive Action Rotation 18-08 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., June 14, 2018. Decisive Action Rotations at the NTC ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive and consistently available for current and future contingencies. News

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – August 3, 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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CERDEC unveils more than a dozen new technologies for mission command

The Army unveiled 15 Soldier-vetted technologies here, July 18, all meant to improve command post infrastructure and capability.

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Army Futures Command to build on 3 pillars ‘to ensure we can fight and win’

"We'll potentially be in a near-peer fight in the near future ... and it will be a difficult fight," said Lt. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski, during an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast in Arlington, Va., July 18.

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Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service.

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Army Emergency Relief Campaign Underway

Posted  May 5, 2017

The Fort Irwin Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign runs now through 15 May 2017. AER is a private, nonprofit organization that aids Soldiers and Army Families who experience financial emergencies and hardships. Since 1942, AER has assisted more than 3.7 million Soldiers and Family members with more than $1.7 billion in financial support. In 2015,…

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Joint exercise projects decisive combat power

Posted  September 4, 2015

More than 600 United States Army Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division filled the night sky over the Mojave Desert, during Joint Forcible Entry exercise dubbed Operation Dragon Spear, Aug. 5-6. The exercise was the largest joint training activity in more than a decade at the National Training Center, comprising more…

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Thirty-one years of dedication to NTC, Fort Irwin

Posted  November 6, 2015

Ronald Reagan was president of the United States. From the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn Sullivan became the first American woman to perform a spacewalk. Apple began selling the Macintosh personal computer in the United States. And, Linda Seeley started working at the National Training Center. All of the above took place in 1984, when…

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USAG Organizational Day fosters community for garrison employees

Posted  June 2, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Garrison employees trickled in and out of Jackrabbit Park and Pavilion on the morning of May 18 to participate in the annual USAG Organizational Day. The event kicked off with opening remarks by garrison commander Col. Scott Taylor to set the tone for the event. “This is our once-a-year chance where…

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Fort Irwin job fair providing opportunities

Posted  May 6, 2016

If you were looking for employment, the Fort Irwin Job Fair was the place to be on April 7. With approximately 35 employers attending the event, and all of them with openings, the venue of Sandy Basin Community Center here was abuzz with activity. The fair was organized by the Employment Readiness Program and Transition…

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