FORT POLK

DAP broadens view of civilian service to Army

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 02/11/2019 How can such an exodus be halted or at least mitigated? One way, as demonstrated by my own recent experience, is the developmental assignment program, or DAP. A DAP offered me a chance to leave the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office and see how
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DAP broadens view of civilian service to Army

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 02/11/2019 How can such an exodus be halted or at least mitigated? One way, as demonstrated by my own recent experience, is the developmental assignment program, or DAP. A DAP offered me a chance to leave the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office and see how
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Pre-Ranger Course pushes Soldiers beyond limits

By Sgt. ASHLEYM. MORRIS 3rd BCT, 10th Mtn Div FORT POLK, La. This week marked the beginning of the 10th Mountain Division Light Fighter School Pre-Ranger Course hosted by 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light) at Fort Polk. Forty-two Soldiers from across the installation reported to Honor Field
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Troops to Teachers guides one Soldier from battlefield to classroom

Story by MAJ MICHAEL PETERSEN on 02/08/2019 For years, Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Simon wanted to be a teacher. Simon certainly took the long way, but the Senior Pubic Affairs NCO assigned to the Connecticut Army National Guard's Joint Force Headquarters in Hartford has finally found himself in a classroom
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Rakkasan Soldiers train with Air Defenders

Story by MAJ John Moore on 02/07/2019 If it flies, it dies. That's a motto occasionally used throughout the air defense community. Air defenders, sometimes called "duck hunters" in a tongue-in-cheek manner, have an increasingly important role within the Army as it shifts focus from counterinsurgency operations to preparing for
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Home of Heroes offers functional fitness opportunities

Story by Chuck Cannon on 01/16/2019 FORT POLK, La. When Stephanie Chapman was hired as a recreational specialist by Fort Polk's Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation and assigned to the Home of Heroes gym, she said she immediately began thinking about the possibilities her well-equipped work area offered.
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