An M1128 mobile gun system assigned to Echo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, moves through the training area during the combined arms live fire portion of National Training Center Rotation 20-09, at Fort Irwin, California, August 25, 2020. The 1st SBCT executed NTC rotation 20-09 with the support of additional units from the active duty, U.S. Army Reserves, the U.S. Army National Guard and the United States Air Force. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Daniel Parker)
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1SBCT, 4ID NTC Rotation 20-09

An M1128 mobile gun system assigned to Echo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, moves through the training area during the combined arms live fire portion of National Training Center Rotation 20-09, at Fort Irwin, California, August 25, 2020. The 1st SBCT executed NTC rotation 20-09 with the support of additional units [Read More …]

Sgt. Brennon Soucek, an infantryman with A Co., 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 194th Armor Regiment, looks for the opposing force known as Blackhorse during an early morning mission to gain control of the occupied city of Razish during a decisive-action training exercise in the desert environment of the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California, on July 25, 2020. Blackhorse Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment-Blackhorse, are dedicated to testing units in “The Box.” Brigade Soldiers are taking part in one of the U.S. Army's most challenging land force training exercises and have prepared for entering “The Box” for over a year, including during their 2019 annual training at Fort Hood, Texas, where they completed an eXportable Combat Training Center exercise. The 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 194th Armor Regiment, is a Minnesota Army National Guard battalion headquartered in Brainerd. The overall unit mission is to provide heavy armor and mechanized infantry ground combat power to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sebastian Nemec)
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National Training Center Rotation 20-08.5

Sgt. Brennon Soucek, an infantryman with A Co., 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 194th Armor Regiment, looks for the opposing force known as Blackhorse during an early morning mission to gain control of the occupied city of Razish during a decisive-action training exercise in the desert environment of the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California, on July 25, 2020. Blackhorse Soldiers [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (2nd LAR), 2d Marine Division fire the M242 Bushmaster during a live fire range on the National Training Center 20-05 in Ft. Irwin, California on March 20, 2020. The National Training Center is a unique opportunity that allows Marines and Sailors to train with and against a peer competitor in a conventional combat operational setting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah J. Abernathy)
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It’s Range Day: NTC 20-05

U.S. Marines with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (2nd LAR), 2d Marine Division fire the M242 Bushmaster during a live fire range on the National Training Center 20-05 in Ft. Irwin, California on March 20, 2020. The National Training Center is a unique opportunity that allows Marines and Sailors to train with and against a peer competitor in a conventional [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Edward Turcios (left), a joint fire observer, and Sgt. Angel Paz (right), a rifleman with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (2nd LAR), 2d Marine Division, observe notional enemy movement from an observation post during National Training Center 20-05 in Ft. Irwin, California on March 10, 2020. The National Training Center is a unique opportunity that allows Marines and Sailors to train with and against a peer competitor in a conventional combat operational setting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah J. Abernathy)
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Advanced Laser Tag: The Box

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Edward Turcios (left), a joint fire observer, and Sgt. Angel Paz (right), a rifleman with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (2nd LAR), 2d Marine Division, observe notional enemy movement from an observation post during National Training Center 20-05 in Ft. Irwin, California on March 10, 2020. The National Training Center is a unique opportunity that allows [Read More …]

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wa., fires an artillery round from an M777 Howitzer while conducting calibration during Decisive Action Rotation 20-05 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif, Mar. 05, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current and future contingencies. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kamryn Guthrie, Operations Group, National Training Center.)
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Decisive Action Rotation 20-05

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wa., fires an artillery round from an M777 Howitzer while conducting calibration during Decisive Action Rotation 20-05 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif, Mar. 05, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center [Read More …]

A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 1st Squadron, 14th Calvary Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wa., conducts security operations with an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during Decisive Action Rotation 20-05 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Mar. 7, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current and future contingencies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Nathan Franco, Operations Group, National Training Center)
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1-14 Cav Dismounted Operations

A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 1st Squadron, 14th Calvary Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wa., conducts security operations with an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during Decisive Action Rotation 20-05 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Mar. 7, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat [Read More …]

U.S. Army Specialist Eric Hayden, assigned to Gun 2, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, fires an M777A2 while the Gun Chief SSG Robert Hartner braces to handle the shock of firing, at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Mar. 5th, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current and future contingencies (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Johnson, Operations Group, National Training Center.)
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Decisive Action Rotation 20-05

U.S. Army Specialist Eric Hayden, assigned to Gun 2, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, fires an M777A2 while the Gun Chief SSG Robert Hartner braces to handle the shock of firing, at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Mar. 5th, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National [Read More …]

U.S. Army Soldiers in an M109A6 Paladin, assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Steward, Ga. conducts calibration fire during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Feb. 6, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current and future contingencies. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Kelly Kribs Operations Group, National Training Center.)
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Decisive action rotation 20-04

U.S. Army Soldiers in an M109A6 Paladin, assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Steward, Ga. conducts calibration fire during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, Feb. 6, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current [Read More …]

U.S Army soldiers assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., scan for enemy forces during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the national Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive and consistently available for current and future contingencies. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brooke Davis, Operations Group, National Training Center)
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1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., scan for enemy forces during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04

U.S Army soldiers assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., scan for enemy forces during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the national Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the National Training Center ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive and consistently available for current and future [Read More …]

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Ga., move to their objective inside an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 14, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the NTC ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams remain versatile, responsive, and consistently available for current and future contingencies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Nathan Franco, Operations Group, National Training Center)
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Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Ga., move to their objective inside an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 14, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the NTC ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams [Read More …]