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Army Aviation leadership examines sustainment model with Navy

Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command met with the senior leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command, Jan. 8, to discuss the Army Aviation sustainable materiel readiness structure and compare it to the Navy's structure.

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Virtual battlefield represents future of training

A four-man team of Soldiers sits in a nondescript building on Fort Belvoir, Va., each at his own desk, surrounded by three monitors that provide them individual, 3D views of an abandoned city.

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Soldier Center tests new Army combat boot prototypes

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center at Natick, Mass., is testing new Army Combat Boot prototypes at three different basic training and active duty installations over the next four months.

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Successful drop: Soldiers test low-cost parachute system

Soldiers and Marines partnered to train with and test a low-cost parachute system at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 10, 2018.

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Bringing blessings to the Box

NTC Chaplain Brown, fellow chaplains charter new programs, offer counseling & communion during rotational trainings in the field, as they ‘plant a spiritual rose in the desert’ FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ric Brown wasn’t even a teenager when he first knew he had a calling to minister to the masses—specifically, servicemembers….


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Bobcat Patrol: Staying alert, aware, informed among wild animals at Fort Irwin

Posted  December 7, 2018

The normally-elusive bobcat is making itself at home on Fort Irwin’s Garrison, where human activity provides many opportunities for easy living for this desert carnivore.  People establish irrigation systems, install grassy lawns, trees and shrubs and erect buildings and other structures to avoid the harsh, unforgiving environment of the Mojave Desert, one of the driest…

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Master Resiliency Training Skill of the Month: ATC (Activating Event, Thoughts and Consequences)

Posted  December 7, 2018

Each month, the R2 Performance Center will present a Master Resilience Training (MRT) skill of the month. For the month of December, the skill is ATC. The skill of ATC helps build Self-Awareness, helping us become more aware of the thoughts, emotions and reactions we experience throughout the day. In fact, ATC is an acronym…

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Drunk, Drugged, Driving Prevention Month

Posted  December 7, 2018

Started in 1981, 3D Month runs from Dec. 1-30 each year to deter individuals from driving while impaired.  The ability to operate a vehicle is impaired by effects of illegal drugs, prescription medication, over-the-counter medication, or a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.08 grams per deciliter or higher.  If you’re home or traveling during the holidays, you…

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‘Red Feather Woman’ helps Fort Irwin celebrate Native American History through storytelling, music and dance

Posted  December 7, 2018

Soldiers and family members gathered at Sandy Basin community center, to pay tribute to Native American soldiers during the Native American Heritage Month celebration on Nov. 14.

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Fort Irwin’s WACH Commander celebrates veterans with Barstow Community Hospital

Posted  December 7, 2018

Veterans Day is officially observed on Nov. 11 each year. This is a day to commemorate those who have served. This year’s celebrations had the added distinction of marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. On this day, our nation shows its gratitude with ceremonies, parades and speeches, thanking our veterans…

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