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  1. Longview continues investigating multiple arsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The effort continues to find out why and who has been responsible for ten arsons in Longview. There have been 11 arsons in Longview since January 1. One arrest has been made connected to Tuesday's arson at Eden Specialty Care , which was abandoned back in April.

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  2. City of LC hosts BOSS event for Fort Polk soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The City of Lake Charles hosted more than 80 Fort Polk soldiers as they rode in various floats in the Children's Parade. "This is my first time actually knowing what Mardi Gras is cause it's always been a different view but now that I've been here it's very family oriented.

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  3. Deputy commanding general arrives on Fort Bragg in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Stars and Stripes

    Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer is expected to take the No. 2 job in the 18th Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg in mid to late May, according to officials.

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  4. Fort Polk soldiers riding in Children's ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    About 83 Fort Polk soldiers are taking part in the Children's Parade in Lake Charles today as a part of the U.S. Army BOSS program. They are riding on various floats in the Children's Parade.

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  5. 101st Airborne Division's oldest Battalion prepares for Joint Readiness TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Clarksville Online

    Soldiers and leaders with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division , are packing their rucks, brushing up on battle drills and kissing their families goodbye before heading off to the swamps of Fort Polk, Louisiana, for a decisive action training environment rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center. A decisive action training environment, better known as a DATE rotation, gives Soldiers a taste of a hybrid threat similar to the complexities of potential adversaries the nation could face in the 21st century.

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  6. Army practices hurricane and rapid response deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KBMT

    Lieutenant Charlie Fisher has seen it all, from wars in the Middle East to the aftermath and destruction of hurricanes Sandy and Katrina. In preparation for future situations the 20-year soldier and members of the 10th Mountain Division practiced rapid deployment and hurricane relief.

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  7. Company provides support and training to SoldiersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The United States Army

    Cross-training in the Army can be nearly as effective at creating a shared understanding as the old adage to "walk a mile in his shoes." That is what two Soldiers, assigned to Company A, 53rd Signal Battalion, discovered during a recent liaison mission with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at the Joint Readiness Training Center, or JRTC, on Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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  8. A First for Caterpillar -- Remote Operated Logging Machines:...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Timberline

    A First for Caterpillar -- Remote Operated Logging Machines: Equipment used successfully for Army Corps of Engineers project Cat forestry machines are being utilized via remote control for the first time in a project that ultimately may pave the way for wider application of the technology in the logging industry in order to increase operator safety. By Staff Date Posted: 2/2/2016 Cat forestry machines are being utilized via remote control for the first time in a project that ultimately may pave the way for wider application of the technology in the logging industry in order to increase operator safety.

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  9. JRTC epilogue: Fort Polk visit proves memorableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    JRTC epilogue: Fort Polk visit proves memorable Fort Polk provides shake-up in training regimen, plus different dining opportunities for visitors Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment take a break from a long day at JRTC. Here, they are in the mock village of Dara Lam.

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  10. Ex-Bliss officer leads training at JRTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | El Paso Times

    Ex-Bliss officer leads training at JRTC Col. LaNeve commands Operations Group, which is in charge of the training at the Joint Readiness Training Center Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: Col.

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  11. All-terrain vehicles give 82nd Airborne tactical edge as rapid response forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A good rapid reaction force is built on speed. But advancements in military technology have made it more difficult for the U.S. military's quick deployment forces, centered around the 82nd Airborne Division, to deploy on short notice as needed.

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  12. Day 3: Ready First winds down at JRTC in Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | El Paso Times

    ... FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers from Fort Bliss' 1st Brigade were a whirlwind of activity Wednesday as their training rotation at the ...

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  13. Day 2: 'Embracing the suck' at JRTC at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | El Paso Times

    ... on ElPasoTimes.com: That means when you are tired, cold or hungry, you need to work your way through the misery, or "the suck," and get ...

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  14. Day 1: 1st Brigade at JRTC at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | El Paso Times

    ... on ElPasoTimes.com: FORT POLK, La. - To paraphrase the classic movie "The Wizard of Oz," we aren't at Fort Bliss or even Fort Irwin, ...

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  15. NSU's Leesville campus will host nursing informationalRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Natchitoches Times

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  16. Bombers add quarterback and receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | My Manitoba.com

    Williams played from 2012 to 2015 at Bethune Cookman, making 37 starts. As a senior he threw for 2,171 yards and 19 touchdowns, while also rushing for 592 yards, leading his club to a 9-2 record.

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  17. Times reporter heading to Fort Polk, JRTCRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | El Paso Times

    ... on ElPasoTimes.com: El Paso Times reporter David Burge will head to Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center with the Ready ...

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  18. A veteran's tribute to military wivesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    Above left, longtime Pike County resident Robert Huckaby stands in front of the Pike County Veterans Memorial during an American Legion Post 197 ceremony. Above center, Huckaby wishes to honor his wife Bonnie Huckaby and other military wives who support their families during deployments, moves and other difficult situations.

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  19. Soldiers prep for deployment to Joint Readiness Training CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Alaska Star

    Army Pfc. Michael Lancaster, assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, laughs with fellow paratroopers before a live fire with M119A2 105mm howitzers, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.

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  20. Fort Polk soldier accused of road rage shooting in DeRidderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police say a Fort Polk soldier shot another person in what they're describing as a road rage incident. Chris Rudy, Deridder's deputy police chief, tells the Beauregard Daily News that Shawn Zawistowski followed a vehicle that cut across the street in front of him into a parking lot Thursday night.

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