FORT POLK

Take trip to Avery Island, home of Louisiana's famous hot sauce

Story by Chuck Cannon on 05/23/2018 AVERY ISLAND, La. The spicy red sauce in the bottle with the little red cap, better known as Tabasco Red Pepper Sauce, has been around since 1868. This rock star in the world of hot is known around the globe. In fact, folks have
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May set aside to remind us of freedom's price

Story by Chuck Cannon on 05/18/2018 FORT POLK, La. On Thursday, the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk will host a Memorial Day Ceremony in Warrior Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Keynote speaker is Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, commander, JRTC and Fort Polk. Everyone is invited to attend
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Fort Polk conducts annual exercise to test emergency response

Story by Chuck Cannon on 05/18/2018 FORT POLK, La. "EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE!" If you were on South Fort Polk May 16, it's a good possibility you saw signs proclaiming the above message during your visit. Fort Polk held its annual installation-wide exercise, testing the ability of leaders and emergency service
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Mountain Strike simulates rapid deployment for Commandos

Story by SSG Paige Behringer on 05/14/2018 FORT DRUM, N.Y. - - Just one day after top Fort Drum leaders gathered to witness a new commander take the reins of a brigade, they assembled to rehearse an installation wide joint readiness exercise. The U.S. Army Forces Command directed 2nd Brigade
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Wisconsin Guard military engagement team ready for Middle East mission

Story by MAJ Brian Faltinson on 05/14/2018 FORT HOOD, Texas Wisconsin National Guard senior leaders paid a visit Thursday to a group of Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers headed to the Middle East to build relationships with allied nations. The Soldiers of the 157th Military Engagement Team (MET), from the
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Use caution when enjoying Louisiana's springs

Story by Chuck Cannon on 05/10/2018 FORT POLK, La. In Louisiana, May is a favorite time of the year as the warming daytime temperatures and mild nights make for perfect hiking and camping in one of the Sportsman's Paradise's state parks or forests. However, humans aren't the only ones who
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