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Army

Brigade combat team Soldiers will help decide the Army’s Future Tactical UAS

Posted April 17, 2019 by

The Army's new Multi-Domain Operations concept is driving modernization efforts, and includes the Future Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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Gearing up for busier-than-normal PCS season

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Commanding General, Garrison leaders,  Housing prepare sponsors and Soldiers for summer 2019’s permanent change of station period FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Each summer at Fort Irwin makes way for a busy PCS (permanent change of station) season and Commanding Brig. Gen. Jeffery Broadwater said there will be even more traffic at the National Training Center…

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Local

High Desert Happenings: A day of relaxation at Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa Resort

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photos by Janell J. Lewis Ford

CORONA, Calif. — I recently got the chance to cash in on a Valentine’s Day gift my husband gave me and I couldn’t keep this experience to myself. The Glen Ivy Hot Springs Retreat is about two hours from Fort Irwin in Corona, Calif. It’s the perfect spot for a quick day-trip getaway. I saw…

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Local

Feeding Hungry Soldiers:

Posted April 5, 2019 by Story and Photo by Casey Slusser

Fort Irwin families reach out to forgotten population on post FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Victoria Molina spends hours each day in the kitchen cooking up meals, but it’s not for her own husband or family.  Molina is making meals for a population on post that is often forgotten. This forgotten group is our single soldiers…

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Local

Special needs services: Highlighting one of the many programs within ACS

Posted April 5, 2019 by by David Dupree

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a service for military families with special needs. The Army designed the EFMP to be a comprehensive, coordinated, multi-agency program that provides community support, housing, medical, educational, and personnel services to military families with special needs. Approximately 10% of Army Families have members with…

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Army

2/11 ACR “Eaglehorse” Hawg brings extra fire power

Posted April 5, 2019 by 2/11 Contribution to the Fort Irwin High Desert Warrior

During Rotation 19-05 at the National Training Center (NTC) on Fort Irwin, Calif., Hawg Company (H Co), 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment received and employed three M1A1 Abrams Tanks.  Tank units from across the Regiment, provided H Co their Abrams in preparation for their upcoming Gunnery in June 2019.  H Co used the tanks…

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Ironhorse Soldiers visit Tahquit High School

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Twelve Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (1/11 ACR) were invited to Tahquitz High School in Hemet, Calif., on March 13, to brief the Marine Corps Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) on Army career opportunities.  Over the course of six school periods, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a total of 140…

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Local

83rd CBRN battalion supports maneuver force desert training

Posted April 1, 2019 by Clemens Gaines

In the Mojave Desert in eastern California, the 83rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Battalion, from Fort Stewart, Ga., supported the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division, during its March training rotation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

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Technology

Latest sensor upgrades boost recon vehicle capabilities

Posted March 25, 2019 by Shawn Nesaw

A snowy, frigid February morning didn't stop leaders and stakeholders from turning out to view the highly-anticipated Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade program demonstration.

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Technology

New combat vehicle coating to increase Soldier survivability

Posted March 22, 2019 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

Army photograph Woodland tests were conducted in Florida on a Bradley fighting vehicle with a visual camouflage pattern using brown, black and green TALON paint. The ManTech program provided the necessary funding to work with industry to develop a process for manufacturing the paint. While Soldiers wear camouflage to blend into the environment, it is…

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