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  1. JROTC cadet is first female appointed to West Point from Natchitoches CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

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  2. Fort Hood Soldiers get Lessons in Afghanistan Culture for Upcoming DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KCEN

    FORT HOOD Soldiers with the 3rd Cavalry Regiment are getting a lesson in culture before heading to Afghanistan this summer. The 60 soldiers who will serve as advisor teams in Afghanistan, are currently going through the Security Forces Assistance Academy.


  3. Smiley: Those Cajun namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    I don't understand why people outside the state have trouble with Louisiana names. Sure, we call our dog "Phideaux" and pronounce Hebert "A-bear" and DeBlieux "W," but is that really so hard to grasp? Craig M. Bennett, of Morgan City, says his buddy Danny Gaudet went through basic combat training with him at Fort Ord, California, in the late 1960s with the name "Gadget."


  4. Spartan Brigade conducts forced-entry exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Alaska Star

    Paratroopers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, conducted airborne operations including a nighttime jump and a forced-entry exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson March 31 through April 7. The ability to parachute into hostile territory and create an airfield for U.S. and allied forces to use in an invasion is one of a paratrooper's foremost capabilities. The 4-25, fresh from a rigorous rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, is one of the most highly trained brigade combat teams in the Army, and one of only six airborne brigades.


  5. 240 NY Army National Guard soldiers training in LouisianaRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    More than 200 members of the New York Army National Guard are spending the next week in Louisiana to prepare for a large-scale training exercise this summer. Forty members of the Syracuse-based 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters departed for Fort Polk on Monday.


  6. Smiley: Beware of flying rodentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    Carol Moore says our comments on flying squirrels bring to mind this teenage experience when she lived in Crystal Springs, Mississippi: "My patrol settled down to sleep the first night with all our stuff stowed away, including makeup, which we put on a small shelf alongside our bunk beds. "The next morning we discovered that a number of items on those shelves were missing, especially colorful things like lipsticks and compacts, also small mirrors and combs.


  7. Operators Shift to Cyber Electromagnetic ActivitiesRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Wireless Design & Development

    A seismic shift has occurred recently in cyber for Soldiers and operators at the corps level and below, said Brig. Gen. Patricia A. Frost.


  8. Remembering Bataan Death MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Beacon

    On April 9, 1942, the United States surrendered the Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II. Approximately 75,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan were forced to make a torturous 65 mile march to prison camps.


  9. John David Patterson Jr.Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Daily Times

    John David Patterson Jr., born June 12, 1937, in Englewood, NJ, passed away April 1, 2016, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Survived by wife, Barbara Mynatt Patterson, of Maryville; son, John David Patterson III, Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Thomas Patterson, Fort Polk, LA, Elizabeth and Katherine Patterson, Indianapolis, IN.


  10. Savannah Army pilot finds lost stuffed animal, returns it to child as 'Private Dawg' with medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Campbell, battalion senior warrant officer, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade and Sgt. Michael Miner, Company B, 603rd ASB hold Dawg, a lost stuffed animal, found at a hotel and became a mascot for the unit until he could be returned to his owner.


  11. Savannah Army pilot finds lost stuffed animal, returns it to NH child as 'Private Dawg' with medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 |

    Mike Zito, out on the road in support of his latest release, 2015's "Keep Coming Back" , will play Tupelo Music Hall, 2 Young Road, Londonderry, at 8 p.m. Saturday.


  12. HRC hosts casualty assistance seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Turret

    More than 50 Casualty Assistance Center chiefs and casualty community stakeholders from installations across the United States and overseas wrapped up three days of training and discussion March 24 at U.S. Army Human Resources Command headquarters at Fort Knox. Photo by David Ruderman/HRC \ THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE U.S. ARMY, BRIG.


  13. Friendly rivalry: 82nd, 101st soldiers worked together in Kentucky to prepare for future missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    In an exercise unusual only for its location, the 82nd Airborne Division recently sent troops and helicopters to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to work with the 101st Airborne Division there. The two storied Army units, linked by history and decades of rivalry, have been among the most deployed forces of the last 15 years.


  14. Veteran shares tales from the Panama InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army M113 armored personnel carriers travel on a road in Panama during Operation Just Cause in December 1989. The invasion of Panama began Dec. 20, 1989 when U.S. military forces were called to remove the regime of Manuel Noriega in Panama.


  15. Cottonbalers change commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Col. Thomas Gukeisen , commander of 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, entrusts the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment's colors to incoming commander Lt. Col. Brian Ducote in a change-of-command ceremony on Cottrell Field at Fort Stewart on Thursday.


  16. Improper rigging may have contributed to paratrooper's deathRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The 27-year-old paratrooper asked the soldier jumping before him if his weapons case was positioned too low. The paratrooper told him to ask a jumpmaster, who is responsible for inspecting equipment before a jump.


  17. Gov. Wolf accepts resignation of Pa. National Guard adjutant generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 |

    Without any reason given, Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Friday he has accepted the resignation of James Joseph as state adjutant general of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Joseph went on leave from the post in January but continued to be paid his $137,392-a-year salary.


  18. National Guard units holding training exercise in upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Members of New York Army National Guard units will be conducting two days of training at a state facility in central New York. The state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services says 200 soldiers from various units will conduct tactical and medical evacuation training Saturday and Sunday at the New York State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany, near Utica.


  19. Lambert, Charles Mitchell Lambert Lakeland - Charles MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for CHARLES MITCHELL LAMBERT LAKELAND - Charles Mitchell Lambert. CHARLES MITCHELL LAMBERT LAKELAND - Charles Mitchell Lambert, 81, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away on February 24, 2016.


  20. Leesville man pleads guilty to burglary at Fort PolkRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Gazette

    U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley, in a news release, says 22-year-old Dakota Yarbrough entered the plea Thursday before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling. Finley's office says Yarbrough was driven to the outskirts of the military base around 10 p.m. on Aug. 5 and then crossed the fence onto the installation.


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