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Army explores 3-D printing’s future applications for Soldiers, force

A Soldier heads back to camp, grabs a power bar and unloads his gear. The power bar, which was "printed" minutes earlier, contains all the nutrients his body currently needs, according to sensors that are embedded in his uniform.

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Plans underway for the release of more Army mobile apps

The Army is picking up the pace to make more training mobile applications available for Soldiers' smartphones and computer tablets.

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311th ESC Brigades conduct joint operations

Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, visited Col. Toni Glover, 650th Regional Support Group commander, and Col. Chris Barra, 304th Sustainment Brigade commander, at the Fort Irwin National Training Center Nov. 17-20.

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U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

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Soldiers, researchers test prototype uniforms during Combined Resolve VII

U.S. Army researchers who are developing a wool-based fabric blend are aiming to improve combat uniforms while also boosting U.S. manufacturing jobs.


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Weed Army Community Hospital rolls out new DoD-wide outpatient survey system

Posted  October 7, 2016

Patients at Weed Army Community Hospital are now reporting their experiences and satisfaction with their healthcare in a new survey. This outpatient survey program, launched by the Army in June, is called the Joint Outpatient Experience Survey, or JOES. This survey is standardized across all services, and will enable the Department of Health Affairs to…

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Health & Safety

WACH Pharmacy offers Self-Care Medications

Posted  October 7, 2016

Feeling achy, sniffly or sneezy? You could purchase cold or pain medications over-the-counter from the exchange, commissary or a local retail store… but did you know, you can also visit your local Army Medicine Pharmacy and pick up these items at no cost to you, without an appointment to see your provider? Weed Army Community…

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NTC Remembers 9/11

Posted  October 7, 2016

Fort Irwin, CALIF — The Fort Irwin Community gathered together on September 12th to remember the terror attacks that took place on September 11, 2001, and honor those who fell that day and in the 15 years of combat that resulted from those attacks. National Training Center and Fort Irwin leadership, Soldiers and the community…

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One year anniversary of community support

Posted  October 7, 2016

It’s been one year since Kaleidoscope opened here and they continue to give back to the community by offering a place where Soldiers, Families and civilians can sell their handmade crafts, spices and Fort Irwin centric items to the population. “We’re everybody’s small business, a place for the home crafter to sell their items, for…

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New Opportunity for Transitioning Soldiers

Posted  October 7, 2016

U.S. Army Soldiers looking for civilian employment while transitioning to the civilian sector, now have a unique career skills opportunity here, offered through Airstreams Renewable Inc. Soldiers who are 180 days from expiration – terms of service (ETS), can attend a seven week accelerated training course in the challenging career field of wind and other…

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