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Eight fascinating takeaways from Fort Irwin’s ‘Soldier for a Day’ experience

Fort Irwin recently hosted several business leaders and Hollywood executives to showcase just how extensively the military trains for deployments.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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Edwards EOD hosts realistic training for fellow bomb squad members

It may not sound that attractive, but a lot of the 308,000 acres at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., resemble the same landscape deployed service members find in the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

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Modernization turnaround worth the effort, says acting secretary

Vast readiness improvements are a challenge worth taking because if they succeed, Soldiers on the ground will reap the benefits, said acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy.

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Associated Units concept improving readiness, says Jarrard

The Army's relatively new Associated Units concept has been mutually beneficial to both the active and reserve components, said Maj. Gen. Joe Jarrard, adjutant general of the Georgia National Guard, who spoke last month during the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition.


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Annual Fort Irwin Education Fair highlights expanding opportunities

Posted  October 6, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— Representatives of more than 50 universities, colleges, career centers, and military benefit programs offered guidance and information to the Fort Irwin community at the annual Education Fair on Sept. 25 at the Sandy Basin Community Center. This year’s event showcased the expanding array of opportunities available for Soldiers and family members…

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October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month

Posted  October 6, 2017

On October 11, the Fort Irwin community will gather for “A Walk to End Domestic Violence” led by the Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeff Broadwater. The walk begins at the Blue Track at 9 a.m. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence first held a “Day of Unity” in 1981 as a way to bring awareness…

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Justice Department obtains $700,000 for servicemembers to resolve allegations that two finance companies conducted illegal auto repos

Posted  October 6, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The Justice Department announced Sept. 27 that two Los Angeles-based consumer finance companies have agreed to pay a total of $760,788 to resolve allegations that the companies violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by repossessing 70 vehicles owned by SCRA-protected servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders. Westlake Services, LLC…

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Col. Christopher R. Norrie takes command of Operations Group

Posted  October 6, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — In an Aug. 28th ceremony at the National Training Center, Col. Richard R. Coffman and Command Sgt. Maj. Jon A. Martin passed command of Operations Group to Col. Christopher R. Norrie and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael J. Coffey. Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater, commanding general of NTC and Fort Irwin, served as…

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National Training Center commends soldiers, civilians

Posted  October 6, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif. ­— Installation leadership and community members congratulated U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians for their superior service and accomplishments during the Fiscal Year 2017 Quarterly Military and Civilian Awards Ceremony for Fourth Quarter here, Sept. 5. Commander of the National Training Center, Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater presided over the ceremony, which honored eight…

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