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‘Black Knights’ field artillery gunners ready for long-range support

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story and Photos by Staff Sgt. Joseph Wilbanks

The “Black Knights” of Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment “Gunners,” stand ready to drop 155 mm of artillery on their enemies at Forward Operating Base Denver on a moment’s notice....

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11th ACR Soldier Performs Double Duty

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord

When Staff Sgt. Kent Powell Smith III auditioned last summer to join this year’s U.S. Army Soldier Show cast as a performer, the show chose him to serve as a technician instead. But when push came to shove, fate ultimately opted to put him out on the stage....

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FMWR hosts inaugural golf tournament

Posted August 23, 2012 by

Birdies, bogies, divots and hula-hoops…hula-hoops? There was something for everyone at the inaugural Fort Irwin golf tournament Aug. 18 in Apple Valley, Calif....

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Field Artillery unit welcomes first female battery commander

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Antwaun Parrish

Growing up playing sports and being a part of the rowing team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Capt. Christina Payne has always enjoyed being a team player. But just being another team member wasn’t her fate as she makes her mark on the Army....

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Gold Star Dads connect with Fort Irwin Soldiers

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

Gold Star Dads and Blue Star Mothers, originations dedicated to helping those who lost a family member or have family members currently serving, held an event Aug. 11 in Riverside, Calif., in remembrance to those who have fallen or are currently serving...

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511th MICO Smoke Platoon’s mission unique in Army

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story and Photos by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

A cloud of thick smoke rises over the city allowing Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment concealment while infiltrating the objective at the National Training Center Aug. 10...

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519th prepares for OEF deployment at the National Training Center

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story and photo by 1st. Lt. Lindsay D. Roman

The 519th Military Intelligence Task Force “Thunder” from Fort Bliss, Texas, is participating in a rotation in the National Training Center to prepare for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation New Dawn...

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Mass casualty training at NTC provides critical experience for medics

Posted August 16, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Joseph Wilbanks

The Soldiers at FOB Denver were hammered with a mock artillery attack, which occurred at approximately 9 p.m. and lasted almost 10 minutes - an unwelcome surprise designed to test the units ability to triage mass casualties....

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S and T Troop families get a taste of Army PT

Posted August 16, 2012 by By 2nd Lt. Evan FitzGerald

Troopers from the Supply and Transportation Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and their families conducted physical training at Fort Irwin July 23...

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Soldiers earn Expert Infantry Badge

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Anthony J. Lecours

The Army’s Expert Infantryman Badge is considered a discriminator for the infantry. Those that have it are looked upon as warriors dedicated to their cause. Those that don’t have it, want it.

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