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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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Fort Irwin Team completes 5th Annual Old Glory Relay

Posted  December 7, 2018

Team RWB covers nearly 180 miles in 60 days At 7 a.m. on the morning of Sept. 11, , a group of runners gathered in the shadow of historic Fenway Park in Boston for the beginning of a two-month trek. The runners, all part of Team RWB (Red, White and Blue), unfurled an American Flag…

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Secretary of the Army, wife, address successes and challenges at Fort Irwin

Posted  December 7, 2018

In her first visit to Fort Irwin, Leah Esper, the Secretary of the Army’s spouse, had the chance to hear from more than a dozen spouses and leaders about what’s working and where help is needed on post. Some of the topics discussed, included hiring and pre-employment training for spouses, childcare options and waiting lists,…

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Gobble Obstacle and 5K

Posted  December 7, 2018

Fort Irwin Sports Fitness and Aquatics hosted a Gobble Obstacle Race and 5K run on Nov. 17. Runners gathered at the Blue Track for a chance to win prizes. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners received a turkey and pies Joshua Villagomez Runners take a photo at the start/finish line before getting into action. Janell…

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LA Chargers, Denver Broncos honor military during Salute to Service NFL Game

Posted  December 7, 2018

Garrison Commander Col. Krummrich is among those honored at the Chargers’ Salute to Service halftime show, which featured veterans representing different war conflict eras on Nov. 18. Staff Sgt. Polmanteer sings the National Anthem alongside the joint color guard to kick off the Salute to Service NFL game in Cosa Mesa.

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A Fort Irwin Thanksgiving: Feeding, thanking Soldiers, families on post

Posted  December 7, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — It was a chance to sit down, connect and enjoy a hot, hearty holiday meal. Post Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater, and Command Sgt. Major Matthew Lowe, along with fellow senior leaders, lined up and served Soldiers, family members, and civilians a robust dinner, Nov. 21, ahead of Thanksgiving Day. “Ensuring the…

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