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Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

Posted November 2, 2018 by Jane Benson,

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Posted November 2, 2018 by

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! This month’s digital edition of High Desert Warrior, the official publication serving the Ft. Irwin community, is available by clicking on the link below….

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Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard at World Series

Posted November 2, 2018 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

Fort Irwin’s Joint Color Guard helped fans kick off their World Series experience in Los Angeles. Game No. 3 was the longest game in World Series (and post-season) history, with 18 innings over seven hours. Nine members of the National Training Center’s (NTC’s) joint color guard helped present the U.S. flag in ceremonies at Dodger…

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Fort Irwin walks to end domestic violence

Posted November 2, 2018 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

A sea of purple and Army green camouflage colors covered the field of Fort Irwin’s blue track, with soldiers, families and even pets who came out to support domestic violence awareness. Shahla Tomlinson, said she thought the one-mile walk was important and wanted to unite for this cause. “Me and my friends just all wanted…

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Fort Irwin MEDDAC Soldiers fight, race, win for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

Posted November 2, 2018 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Fort Irwin Medical Activity hosted their Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K for Soldiers, family and community members on Oct. 27. “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer; spread the word about mammograms; and encourage communities, organizations, families and…

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17th Annual Apple Valley Air Show, NAPA Auto Parts Car Display

Posted November 2, 2018 by byJanell J. Lewis Ford

People brought out their chairs, blankets, hats and sunblock to watch the aircrafts and pilots rip through the skies at the 17th Annual Apple Valley Air and Car show. Spectators also had to bring their umbrellas because this year’s aerobatics show was hit with spotty rain and dark clouds—cooler weather that pilots say actually makes…

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BSEP Instructor helps soldiers reach for the Stars

Posted November 2, 2018 by by Janell J. Lewis Ford

It’s a step that could take you to the next level in your military career and in Fort Irwin, there’s only one way to get there….and that’s through a man described as someone who is “rough” and takes “no mess.” Mr. Allen Norton has been teaching the Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) for the last…

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Treats from a Trunk: Trunk or Treat

Posted November 2, 2018 by Contributor Casey Slusser

Fort Irwin- 22 “Trunks”, 3 food trucks and over 400 kids participated in Fort Irwin’s Trunk or Treat, hosted by the Post Exchange on Halloween night. Kids lined up and got treated from cars decked in traditional ornaments, cobwebs, spiders, dinosaurs, and, of course, the Pumpkin King. After receiving their treats, kids had the opportunity…

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Army developing new enhanced night vision goggles, squad rifles to increase Soldier lethality

Posted October 29, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

The Army is slated to release the newest Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular to a select number of combat units sometime in fiscal year 2019, according to the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team officials. The new ENVG-B has both night vision and thermal-sensing capabilities and "stereoscopic binocular depth perception," providing Soldiers with an illusion of depth on a flat image, officials said.

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Future Vertical Lift projects to build on recent progress

Posted October 29, 2018 by Sean Kimmons

Future Vertical Lift projects are primed to expand on recent progress this fiscal year as the Army searches to replace its aging fleets of helicopters. In less than six months, the new cross-functional team for FVL has already published two requests for proposals on a future attack reconnaissance aircraft and future tactical unmanned aerial systems.

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