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Army fields new handgun system to military police

The U.S. Army began fielding M17 and M18 Modular Handgun Systems to the Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood ,Mo., in December to replace the force's aging Beretta M9, a weapon that has been in use since the mid-1980s and is quickly reaching its serviceability limits.

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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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Bringing blessings to the Box

Posted  January 4, 2019

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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An Equestrian Christmas

Posted  January 4, 2019

The High Desert Equestrian Club hosted “A Country Christmas,” complete with pony rides, horse riding demos and vendors. Many gathered at the Country Christmas event for grooming and horse care lessons, as well as the pony rides. Michelle Adams rides one of the horses at the event Many got into the holiday spirit at the…

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Ft. Irwin, California Formation of Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

Posted  January 4, 2019

The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of stakeholder participation in the Installation Restoration Program process. Therefore, Fort Irwin is soliciting interest in establishing a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) to improve public participation and involve the community in the restoration decision-making process. The RAB is intended to include community members who reflect the diverse interests…

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Tax center opening soon

Posted  January 4, 2019

FORT IRWIN – Get ready to start the New Year off right and get your tax return prepared for free! Beginning Jan. 22, 2019, the Tax Center will offer free tax preparation services by certified Soldier and Civilian tax preparers. The Tax Center is located at Bldg. 230 and is operated by the Office of…

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Photos with Santa & the Grinch

Posted  January 4, 2019

There were photos with Santa and the Grinch at the PX, that also included a marshmallow stacking contest, free face painting, an Ugly Sweater Contest, vendors and prizes.

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