Featured Headlines

DOD photograph by Jim Garamone Army

Service members seeing first fruits of Army acquisition changes

Army Undersecretary Ryan D. McCarthy visited For Belvoir, Va., April 17 to see the results of the service’s new modernization strategy. Three leaders of the Army’s cross-functional teams accompanied McCarthy. Program Executive Office Soldier sponsored the visit.

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Jennifer Bunn Army

Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.

Army photograph by William C. Beach Army

Soldiers, Marines bring Joint Light Tactical Vehicle operational testing to completion

Marines and Soldiers will finish testing the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle April 19 at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif.

040618HDWCVR News

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA High Desert Warrior Digital Edition If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place. The USO partnered with non-profit organization Hiring Our Heroes early this month…

Army photograph by Sgt. Philip McTaggart Army

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy "on day one" once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Army photograph
Army

Army, Marine Corps begin testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

Posted  March 9, 2018

Marines and Soldiers have started testing the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in eastern California's Mojave Desert at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

Full Story »

Ken Drylie
Local

Fort Irwin hosts high-level delegations to enhance understanding of NTC mission

Posted  March 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — National security leaders from the private, academic and government sectors visited the National Training Center over the past two months to better understand the U.S. Army’s brigade-level readiness training. NTC hosted three separate delegations:  Congressional staff from the office of U.S. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.); faculty and fellows from the Center…

Full Story »

14
Events

B Co., 229th Avn. Regt. Soldier remembered as warrior and friend at Fort Irwin memorial service

Posted  March 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — U.S. Army Spc. Javier Majak was deployed serving as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Maintainer in support of Operation Inherent Resolve with B Co. 229 Aviation Regiment, 2916th Aviation Battalion, when he fell ill from an aggressive form of cancer. He died Feb. 13. Majak, 32, was loved by many. His…

Full Story »

News

Tax tips to maximize your financial position

Posted  March 2, 2018

After a decade of providing tax services to thousands of service members and other qualified clients, nothing is more gratifying than sharing tax pointers to help clients maximize the tax law to advance their financial position.  Below are not just tips, but true stories from my eventful years of providing this annual service: Rental Income:…

Full Story »

Codi Kozacek
Army

NCO induction ceremony passes traditions, values to new sergeants

Posted  March 2, 2018

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Twenty-eight Soldiers from the 916th Support Brigade joined the ranks of the Non-Commissioned Officer Corps during an induction ceremony at the National Training Center Feb. 16. The traditional rite of passage marks the Soldiers’ transition from junior enlisted personnel to sergeants. NCOs are known as the “Backbone of the Army,” charged…

Full Story »