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  1. Oregon training center helps Soldiers transition to infantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | The United States Army

    Soldiers in the MOS-Transition course of Oregon National Guard's 249th Regional Training Institute train on infantry tactics at Yakima Training Center, Washington. Soldiers in the MOS-Transition course of Oregon National Guard's 249th Regional Training Institute train on infantry tactics at Yakima Training Center, Washington.

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  2. With Pacific Pathways, US Army puts multi-domain into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | DefenceTalk News

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, and the 12th Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, salute the countries' anthems during the opening ceremony of the 23rd Rising Thunder at Yakima Training Center, Sept. 6, 2016.

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  3. Army concludes HIMARS testing, calls it a success, but some neighbors not so sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... time the Army has fired HIMARS at JBLM. Soldiers traditionally have trained on the system at the Yakima Training Center, a vast, remote property in central Washington. Morgan said the tests culminated "a very deliberate, transparent and ...

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  4. Army concludes HIMARS testing, calls it a success, but some neighbors not so sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... irst time the Army has fired HIMARS at JBLM. Soldiers traditionally have trained on the system at the Yakima Training Center, a vast, remote property in central Washington.

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  5. JBLM continues HIMARS testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... The results will help the military evaluate whether HIMARS exercises that now take place at the Yakima Training Center can be moved closer to home. "I didn't even know they were doing that," said Subway employee David Lleras, who works right across ...

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  6. HIMARS test booms at JBLM after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... said. The results will help the military evaluate whether HIMARS exercises that now take place at the Yakima Training Center could be moved closer to home. Three rockets were scheduled to be fired in succession at 9 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. ...

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  7. JBLM to start HIMARS tests Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... said. The results will help the military evaluate whether HIMARS exercises that now take place at the Yakima Training Center could be moved closer to home. On Tuesday and Wednesday, three rockets will be fired in succession at 9 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. ...

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  8. Rocket tests at JBLM this week will rattle windows, nervesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... animals and people with post-traumatic stress disorder. Soldiers would normally travel to the Yakima Training Center to do the tests, but the Army says doing them locally will save money. During the test firing the Army will measure the noise to ...

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  9. US, Japanese forces conclude Rising Thunder with urban assault courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The United States Army

    A Japanese spotter with the 12th Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, looks through his scope to locate enemy targets on the training field and relay the location to their sniper counterparts, during an urban live fire exercise, as part of Rising Thunder 2016, at Yakima Training Center, Sept. 19, 2016.

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  10. Rising Thunder Military Training 09-20-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... e have a restriction of using the exercise area. Therefore it is very useful and practical to use the Yakima Training Center." Even though this it was an exercise, Colonel Turner said all 300 American and Japanese soldiers gave it their all.

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  11. U.S Army trains with Japanese ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... e have a restriction of using the exercise area. Therefore it is very useful and practical to use the Yakima Training Center." Even though this it was an exercise, Colonel Turner said all 300 American and Japanese soldiers gave it their all.

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  12. Chemical battalion moves to Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... lion will soon undergo a gated train-up that will culminate with a month-long trip next spring to the Yakima Training Center, Wash., where it will be joined by other chemical units from across the Army.

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  13. JBLM announces new dates for rocket testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... nds, and has potential to create a sonic boom. JBLM has two units that usually fire the weapon at the Yakima Training Center, and officials say it will save money to keep that training closer to home.

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  14. To the rescue: Yakima Training Center's 'Dustoff' crew ready to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A U.S. Army HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chief, assigned to U.S. Air Ambulance Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, raises volunteers from Central Washington Mountain Rescue via the hoist system during training at Yakima Training Center, Washington, June 7, 2016. USAAAD and CWMR partner to provide medical evacuation coverage to the nearby mountain and nature areas, which include Mount Rainier, the tallest mountain in the state.

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  15. Evacuation orders lifted for fire burning near Moses LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... s scorched about 275 square miles of brush and grassland since it started Saturday at the U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center.

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  16. Evacuation orders lifted for fire burning near Moses LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... scorched about 275 square miles of brush and grassland since it started Saturday at the U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center. Affordable rates for: Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster Counties, as well as the towns of Doniphan and Giltner, Fillmore, ...

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  17. John Wayne Pioneer Trail closed through training base this summerRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Biking Bis

    If you're planning to ride a bicycle tour the length of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail this summer, you better wrap it up before Aug. 22. That's when the trail through the Army's Yakima Training Center will be closed due to construction. The dates are Aug. 22 through Oct. 1. The rail-trail runs through the training center for about 21 miles from I-90 east of Kittitas to the Columbia River.

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  18. Evacuations ordered in response to fires in Western statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... afternoon on a large blaze that started Saturday night in south-central Washington on the U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center. The Yakima-Herald reported the fire that has scorched about 273 square miles was up to 20 percent contained, from 10 ...

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  19. The Latest: Washington fire under control, structures lostRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... making headway on a blaze that started Saturday night in south-central Washington on the U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center. The fire that has scorched about 276 square miles was up to 20 percent contained, from 10 percent Tuesday morning. ...

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  20. Wildfires burn in 7 Western states, prompt evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... contain a wildfire off of State Route 14 near Moxee, Wash. The fire started Saturday on U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center land near Moxee. A wildfire burning toward the Hanford Nuclear Reservation scorched about 110 square miles as it spread from ...

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