Friday, February 27, 2015
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The color guard places itself into position during the Transformation Ceremony for Fort Polk's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division's reflagging into the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at the 5th Aviation hangar Feb. 24. See pages 5-6 of today... + continue reading
Friday, February 27, 2015
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SAN ANTONIO — Military personnel who deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, or OIF, Operation Enduring Freedom, or OEF, or Operation New Dawn, or OND, were commonly exposed to airborne hazards such as dust and smoke, Army Medicine researchers say. Some may have developed respiratory... + continue reading
Friday, February 20, 2015
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Staff Sgt. Mark Gavin, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, low crawls under barbed wire during pre-Ranger class training at the Fort Polk obstacle course Feb. 4.    To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
Friday, February 20, 2015
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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDS, Md. — Researchers are refining for Army use a commercial technology that will allow Soldiers to accurately and rapidly detect an array of chemical and biological hazards — from mustard agent to anthrax — and then transmit those results to their... + continue reading
Friday, February 20, 2015
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FORT POLK, La. — In 1965, while recovering from wounds suffered in Vietnam, Army medic Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler penned a ballad that became a No. 1 hit on American pop charts and contained the following words: “One hundred men will test today, but only three win the Green Beret.... + continue reading

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02/27/2015
FORT POLK, La. — Active-duty Soldiers, retirees and their dependents are invited to an Army Emergency Relief Information Social Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Army Community Service, bldg 920, 1591 Bell Richard Ave. Retired Col. Guy Shields,... + continue reading
02/20/2015
FORT POLK, La. –– The Fort Polk community is invited to participate in a Facebook Town Hall meeting set for Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. The virtual town hall will allow community members to ask questions of subject matter experts about... + continue reading

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By ANGIE THORNE   FORT POLK, La. — The sounds that reverberate across the military can include the roaring boom of an explosion as it vibrates your bones, sustained, piercing rat-a-tat of gunfire or the thunderous sounds of a large truck engine.   To view... + continue reading
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By VERONIQUE HAUSCHILD   ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. –– If you ask Soldiers what is the biggest physical health threat they face while in the Army, only a portion are aware that it has nothing to do with warfighting.   To view more please log in or... + continue reading
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Spc. Cody Conklin, 93rd Engineer Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, shares a happy smile with daughter Aubrey, 2, at the redeployment ceremony held for the returning unit Feb. 7 at the 1st MEB Gym.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
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LEESVILLE, La. –– Regional deployment assets will be a primary topic of conversation Tuesday during the Listening  Session with the Department of the Army concerning a possible... + continue reading

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Today men and women of all races fight side by side in well-integrated units, and are eligible for the same pay, promotion and most opportunities. The armed forces strive to protect the rights and... + continue reading