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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below….

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Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard at World Series

Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard helped fans kick off their World Series experience in Los Angeles. Game No. 3 was the longest game in World Series (and post-season) history, with 18 innings over seven hours. Nine members of the National Training Center’s (NTC’s) joint color guard helped present the U.S. flag in ceremonies at Dodger…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Fort Irwin MEDDAC Soldiers fight, race, win for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Medical Activity hosted their Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K for Soldiers, family and community members on Oct. 27. “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer; spread the word about mammograms; and encourage communities, organizations, families and…


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#KnowYourMil: Sgt. Faatali Siaea

Posted  April 6, 2018

U.S. Army Sgt. Faatali Siaea, an 89B Ammunition Specialist for Operations Group, reenlisted at the National Training Center’s iconic painted rocks March 19.  Originally from American Samoa, Siaea joined the Army for the educational opportunities. However, now that he’s only three classes shy of an associate degree, he has shifted directions to stay in the…

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If a disaster strikes, are you prepared?

Posted  November 6, 2015

Disaster can strike without warning, forcing you, your family, and animals to go for days without basic necessities or to evacuate your home. You need to be prepared! Relief workers will be on the scene following a disaster, but may not be able to reach you immediately. Knowing some simple tips can greatly reduce the…

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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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Flying Tigers deploy to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel

Posted  November 6, 2015

The “Flying Tigers” company from this installation deployed in mid-October to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The unit – B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment, 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade – operates MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems and was activated here October 2014. The mission of the Soldiers in the company is…

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A soldier’s sendoff: Ft. Irwin Commander addresses Silver Valley High grads

Posted  June 3, 2016

BARSTOW — Cheers and the sounds of blasting confetti bombs were rampant at inside the Barstow Community College gymnasium for the 2016 Silver Valley High School graduation ceremony on Tuesday night. Things were a lot different during this ceremony compared to 28 years ago, when Fort Irwin Garrison Commander Col. G. Scott Taylor graduated from…

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