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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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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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Staff Sgt. Charles Ulatoski smiles as he passes his oldest daughter, Bailey, 10, as his youngest daughter, Brooklynn, 5, holds on during a go-cart race at Fort Polk's Louisiana Hay Ride held Oct. 10 in the After Action Review Theater parking lot. Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted... + 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.

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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Jett Slavin, 4, Mason Moore, 2, and Samuel Warren, 3, have a blast learning all about real fire trucks Oct. 8 at a Fire Prevention Week demo event held at the Siegfried Youth Center. Youth were treated to fire hats, coloring books, sticker badges and more.   To view more... + continue reading
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