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  1. Share pictures of your mom for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Mother's Day is this Sunday and we want you to share a favorite picture of you and your mom. The command of Fort Polk officially changes hands today.

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  2. New general takes over Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Town Talk

    New general takes over Fort Polk Outgoing CG McGuire saluted Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: FORT POLK - Training soldiers for combat, supporting military families and maintaining strong ties with the local community are the top priorities for Fort Polk's new commanding general. That "triad," as Brig.

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  3. Nogalus Centralia WSC issues boil-water noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Washington and squandered our wealth, mortgaged our children's futures and betrayed our trust."... The command of Fort Polk officially changes hands today. Brigadier General Gary Brito is the new Commander of Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness ...

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  4. Zoo's water attraction about to make a bigger splashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Labor Day. Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved. The command of Fort Polk officially changes hands today. Brigadier General Gary Brito is the new Commander of Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness ...

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  5. Ken Beaton: Ray returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Nevada Appeal

    ... southwest of Tacoma, Wash., for three months of basic training in old World War II barracks. Next, he traveled to Fort Polk in Louisiana for three months of Advanced Infantry Training, AIT. Ray was rewarded with a one-week leave with Gen before his ...

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  6. 14-year journey ends with a degree for NSU studentRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

    ... the Stephens family settled in Leesville where her sister and brother-in-law lived. "The faculty on the Leesville-Fort Polk campus were very helpful," said Stephens. "Most of the students were younger, but there were some around my age. They all ...

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  7. Military exemption helps save bill to ban openaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... had already agreed to amend the bill so that the ban on open burning and open detonation would not apply to Fort Polk, which conducts such operations at the Army base in Vernon Parish. He went a step further by amending the bill so that it would not ...

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  8. House panel votes 9-8 for bill on open-burn banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... exempting the military canceled the Army's opposition. Open burning of explosives and munitions takes place at Fort Polk. HB 11 would greatly impact Clean Harbors Colfax, which openly burns explosives and other waste at its 700-acre facility located ...

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

    Apr 20, 2016 | KCEN

    ... going through training. "It gets you in the right mind set on really what advising is about." Instructors from Fort Polk, arrived on Fort Hood last week to begin training the unit. The first week was spent in the classroom. They are currently on the ...

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

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... until Kelly said his name was pronounced like the Seminoles of Florida. Richard Sherlock says, "When I hit Fort Polk basic training during the summer of 1969, we had a lot of Cajun guys with difficult last names, which gave my platoon's drill ...

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  11. 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

    ... 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade found the red stuffed dog in a roll-out bed near Fort Polk. When he called a phone number on the toy's label, a woman in New Hampshire answered, saying that the dog, named Dawg, belonged ...

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  12. Army officially delays plan to slash Arctic Warrior force levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Paratroopers assigned to U.S. Army Alaska's 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, stack along a building while assaulting an objective at the Joint Readiness Training Center's Peason Ridge on Fort Polk, La., on Feb. 13. On March 21, the U.S. Army officially announced it is delaying a proposed force reduction of 2,600 of the currently 4,000-strong unit. Photo/Capt.

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  13. Army officially delays JBER force cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... deficits and growing job losses in the oil and gas industry. The 4-25 also just completed a training exercise at Fort Polk in Louisiana with a full Airborne Task Force of nearly 1,600 troops to show the value of the full force, according to a U.S. ...

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

    Mar 10, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... and the rest of the site to prepare for a three-week exercise scheduled for this summer at the U.S. Army post at Fort Polk in Louisiana. Soldiers participating in the two-day exercise are from units based in Oneida, Fulton, Greene, Monroe, Onondaga ...

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  15. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... of inflicting harm on females, including two who were underage. He pleaded guilty in 2010, while stationed at Fort Polk, to two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Army investigators said the case involved sex with a female under 16. He ...

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  16. Army chief says Alaska 4-25 troop reduction should waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Paratroopers assigned to U.S. Army Alaska's 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, run through smoke to mask their movements while assaulting an objective at the Joint Readiness Training Center's Peason Ridge on Fort Polk, La., Feb. 13.The U.S. Army Chief of Staff told Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Feb. 24 that the proposed downsizing of the 4-25 is on hold for at least a year to evaluate the strategic implications amid the current global threat environment. Photo Staff Sgt.

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  17. Army chief says Alaska troop reduction should waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Paratroopers assigned to U.S. Army Alaska's 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, run through smoke to mask their movements while assaulting an objective at the Joint Readiness Training Center's Peason Ridge on Fort Polk, La., Feb. 13. The U.S. Army Chief of Staff told Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Feb. 24 that the proposed downsizing of the 4-25 is on hold for at least a year to evaluate the strategic implications amid the current global threat environment. Photo/Staff Sgt.

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  18. Fort Polk woman gives birth on side of roadRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Instead Katherine Cook, wife of Spc. Jack Cook, Alpha Company, 5th Aviation, ended up giving birth in a car on the side of the road.

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  19. Tarver Land Development wins national airport paving awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | CE News

    ... asphalt to PG 7622. The original PG 6422 mix was a broad spectrum mix design that the U.S. Army used throughout Fort Polk - whether it was paving a parking lot or a runway, said Tarver. "For what they were looking for from the airfield, we wanted to ...

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  20. JRTC: Soldier voices from the rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | El Paso Times

    ... Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment. He is from West Palm Beach, Fla. FORT POLK, La. -- During the three days I spent at Fort Polk last month, I met and interviewed plenty of soldiers from Fort Bliss' 1st ...

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