Fort-Polk Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Army reverses Spartan brigade cuts, announces Afghanistan deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Alaska Star

    Members of the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division jump out of a plane during a training exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in June, 2013. Paratroopers with the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division salute during a change of command ceremony Friday, March 24, 2017 on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

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  2. The US Army may consider building a new 'urban warfare' schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Army Maj. John Spencer, a scholar at the Modern War Institute, argued Wednesday the Army needs to create a school of urban warfare as soon as it possibly can.

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  3. MTSU Daniels Center hosts veteran alumni tailgate, baseball game April 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Student and alumni veterans and others are invited to the Veteran Alumni Tailgate and Baseball Game starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8. MTSU student veterans, vets who graduated from MTSU, ROTC graduates and currently serving ROTC, family members and veterans in the community and their families are invited to attend by the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center. The tailgate and 4 p.m. baseball game between the Blue Raiders and visiting Old Dominion are a way for the Daniels Center to host and feed veterans and their families, and then provide complimentary tickets to a fun event.

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  4. Former Ranger Instructor Calls For Army To Create Urban Warfare SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Army Maj. John Spencer, a scholar the Modern War Institute, argued Wednesday the Army needs to create a school of urban warfare as soon as it possibly can.

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  5. Army pushes home-station training on tactical network, mission commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The United States Army

    Brig. Gen. Karl Gingrich , PEO C3T's assistant program executive officer, and Larry Muzzelo, CECOM's executive deputy to the commanding general, discuss the Home Station Training Initiative during an AUSA Warriors Corner in Huntsville, Alabama, March 13. Brig.

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  6. NSU Alexandria, Fort Polk campuses closed MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Northwestern State University has canceled classes Monday at the Learning Center for Rapides Parish and the NSU Leesville-Ft Polk campus due to flooding, loss of electricity and road conditions. Classes on the Northwestern main campus and the Shreveport campus will remain open, the spokesperson said.

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  7. Significant weather advisory issued for northwestern Beauregard and VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The National Weather Service has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for northwestern Beauregard Parish and Vernon Parish until 6:15 p.m. LCH issues SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL RAPIDES, NORTHWESTERN BEAUREGARD AND VERNO till 6:15 PM CDT https://t.co/LyIJ83PdHi The NWS says that heavy rainfall and flash flooding are becoming a concern. All of South Louisiana is under a Flash Flood Watch until 7 a.m. Monday.

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  8. Mother speaks out about daughter's killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The mother is outraged because her daughter's killer is up for review to be released April 2017. Her daughter's name was Karen Hill.

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  9. Army's - Spartan' brigade gets a new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Alaska Star

    Col. Paul Larson, left, takes the colors from Maj. Gen. Bryan Owens, Commanding General of U.S. Army Alaska, during a change of command ceremony for the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division on Friday, March 24, 2017 on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

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  10. Cantu Services Incorporated v. Melvin Lee Frazier Renee Ellender...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | FindLaw

    CANTU SERVICES, INCORPORATED, a Texas Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MELVIN LEE FRAZIER; RENEE ELLENDER ROBERIE, Individual and Official Capacity; CURT EYSINK, Individual and Official Capacity; KEVIN MONK, Individual and Official Capacity; JANELL BOSARGE, Individual and Official Capacity; MARK S. MARTIN, Individual and Official Capacity, Defendants-Appellees.

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  11. My War: "Sugarbear" and The Mod SquadRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | HistoryNet

    I graduated from high school in May 1968 at the age of 17 and had no job. I had received a football scholarship to Grambling State University, but I didn't make the team, so I drifted around my hometown of Minden, Louisiana, trying to make up my mind about what to do with myself.

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  12. Cubic Awarded $42 Million Contract to Continue Mission Support...Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    March 16, 2017 - Cubic Global Defense , a business unit of Cubic Corporation , today announced it received a contract award worth more than $42 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to support live, virtual and constructive training services for the Joint Readiness Training Center's Operations Group at Fort Polk, Louisiana. Cubic will support rotational and pre-deployment training exercise requirements from April 1 to August 24, with Phase Out requirements from August 25 to October 23, 2017.

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  13. Fort Polk: 49 troops graduate from air assault programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The American Press reports that 135 people started the course two weeks ago. But only 49 made it to graduation.

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  14. Louisiana representative already taking on big roles in congressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Since taking his oath of office to represent Louisiana's 4th Congressional district, Representative Mike Johnson has hit the ground running. At the end of his first district work week, Johnson and his staff held more than 85 meetings across the district's 15 parishes, assessing the needs in his home state.

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  15. 2017 Everyday Heroes: Chris ChristensenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Chris Christensen wasn't sure he was a good or bad kid growing up. He just thought himself to be directionless.

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  16. Rep. Abraham Uses Pilot License to Give Back to ConstituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Roll Call

    Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham boards an airplane to fly a mission for the Coast Guard Auxiliary collecting flood damage information. The Louisiana Republican is a pilot, a physician, a veterinarian , and a farmer.

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  17. Soldiers test their fear of heights.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Close to 150 soldiers at Fort Polk took part in the Zero Day obstacle course for the Army accredited Air Assault course hosted by the Light Fighters School. Sergeant First Class Shane Hankey said the Zero Day event is important to ensure those who pass can complete the physically rigorous 10-day course.

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  18. Merchants' Parade first of several Mardi Gras parades in Lake CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Close to 150 soldiers at Fort Polk took part in the "Zero Day" obstacle course for the Army accredited Air Assault course hosted by the Light Fighters School. The day consisted of testing the soldiers' physical abilities and skills in order to complete a 10-day course.

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  19. Today in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | White Lake Beacon

    Becky Orr of Jenks takes a selfie with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders after his rally at the Cox Business Center. IAN MAULE/ Tulsa World file Becky Orr of Jenks takes a selfie with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders after his rally at the Cox Business Center.

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  20. British troops talk about combat training at US Army baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    British soldiers in the 1st Battalion Duke of Lancasters Infantry Regiment stock up on ammo, paint their faces or grab a quick bite ahead of their next simulated mission at Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center in Louisiana, Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Col.

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