Friday, October 24, 2014
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Sgt. 1st Class Jim Rodgers, an engineer and senior leader assigned to the 814th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, embraces wife Cheryl and children Jessica, Brian, Grace, Dylan, Elise, Naomi and Lydia upon returning from a six-... + continue reading
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The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Noncommissioned Officer Academy hosted the Warrior Leader Course graduation Oct. 22 at the Bayou Theater. Spc. James Heinz, 2-30 Inf Bde, 4th BCT, 10th Mtn Div; Cpl. Kevin Mccool, 3-89 Cav, 4th BCT, 10th Mtn Div; and Spc. Collin Fuller... + continue reading
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FORT POLK, La. — Brig. Gen. William Hickman, commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, honored members of the installation’s Army Ten Miler team during a ceremony Oct. 17. The event took place prior to the start of day two of the JRTC and Fort Polk 2014... + continue reading
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FORT POLK, La. –– Hundreds of military retirees from throughout Louisiana and southeast Texas are expected to descend on  Fort Polk for the post’s 39th Annual Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to military retirees of all armed... + continue reading
Friday, October 17, 2014
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The North Polk Elementary School winners of the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Prevention Week coloring contest took a picture with firemen Oct. 14. The winners on the front row, left to right: Andrew Olsen, 4, Jackson Linder, 4, Jaslene Jesso, 4, Ivan Rodriguez, 6, Brittney Martinez... + continue reading

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FORT POLK, La. — The Warrior Community Center was packed the evening of Oct. 16 to hear guest speaker retired Command Sgt. Maj. Marvin Hill address military and community leaders during the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk 2014... + continue reading
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By TRACI GANNO   On Oct. 8, my husband and I drove to Shreveport hoping for great news –– that my cancer had NOT spread to my lymph nodes and the drain tubes could come out. We arrived at the doctor’s office full of hope... + continue reading

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The fishing at Catfish Cove just got better. Jody Patterson, a contractor and wildlife and fisheries biologist assigned to Fort Polk with the Colorado State University Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands, restocks the popular youth fishing hole on the installation. The... + continue reading

Spc. Joshua Christian (left) and Pfc. Patrick Griffin, both of Alpha Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, learn how to use the SEEK (secure electronic enrollment kit) to collect fingerprint and iris identification information during a biometrics class at Fort Polk's CI2C Oct. 7.
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By JEAN DUBIEL   FORT POLK, La. –– How do you fight an enemy you can’t see? Identifying an enemy used to be a matter of looking at the other guy’s uniform. In today’s battle climate, enemies often look and dress like ordinary civilians, making them... + continue reading

A Stryker vehicle crew belonging to the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, fires a TOW (tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided) missile during the brigade's rotation through the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk.
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By C. TODD LOPEZ   WASHINGTON — The Army today has nine Stryker brigade combat teams, three of which now sport the survivability enhancement known as a "Double V Hull." The Army acquisition executive has approved procurement of a fourth such brigade. The... + continue reading
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FORT POLK, La. — Brig. Gen. William Hickman, commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, honored members of the installation’s Army Ten Miler team during a... + continue reading

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While we all have personal preferences and traditions that lead to the establishment of many different denominations and styles of worship, it is vital that we always remember the big picture of... + continue reading