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Jul 16, 2019
The effects of delayed defense budgets, the dearth of confirmed civilian leadership in the Pentagon, modernization, Afghanistan, and great power competition were all topics the president's nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff faced…
Jul 12, 2019
Louisiana's adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, said Thursday the state's National Guard is mobilizing to assist civilian emergency personnel and residents as Tropical Storm Barry bears down.
Jul 12, 2019
AUSTIN, TEXAS - U.S. Army Futures Command staff toured the Long Center for the Performing Arts on July 10, in preparation for their "Thank You, Austin!" event. Thank You, Austin! is a free event on July 22 with live music, performances by the Army Drill
Jul 10, 2019
Since October 2017 when the Army announced its intent to create the command to be the focal point of modernization efforts, it wasted no time laying its foundation. It now manages eight cross-functional teams at military sites across the country, allowing…


Welcome to Fort Irwin, home of the National Training Center. Located in San Bernardino County, in southern California, about 35 miles north of the town of Barstow. The installation was established by President Franklin Roosevelt as a sub-installation of Camp Haan in Riverside, California. In 1981, the US Army created the National Training Center at Fort Irwin to train Armored Brigade Combat Teams to “Win the First Fight.”