FORT POLK NEWS

Polk Soldier/firefighters redeploy after nine months in Romania

Story by Chuck Cannon on 09/13/2019 FORT POLK, La. Seven Soldiers with the 524th Engineer Detachment (Firefighter), 46th Engineer Battalion, returned home to a heroes' welcome Sept. 9 following a nine-month deployment to Romania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, commander, Joint Readiness Training Center
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Boxing club gives pugilists chance to showcase skills

Story by Chuck Cannon on 09/13/2019 FORT POLK, La. What a difference a year can make. In July 2018, Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Cereceres and former All-Army boxer and current Vernon Parish Deputy Sheriff Sidney Russell, were doing their best to get a thriving boxing club started for Soldiers, Family
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Ceremony remembers events of 9-11

Story by Chuck Cannon on 09/13/2019 FORT POLK, La. Guest gathered at the Fort Polk Fire Station Sept. 11 to pay homage to Soldiers, first responders and civilians who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists commandeered four civilian airliners, crashing two into the twin World Center Trade Tower
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Army's Combat Training Centers discuss trends

Story by Sue Ulibarri on 09/11/2019 FORT BENNING, Ga. Leaders from the U.S. Army's Combat Training Centers, or CTCs, shared current trends and tactics to win on the battlefield during a CTC panel discussion on day two of the 2019 Maneuver Warfighter Conference at the Maneuver Center of Excellence here
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Medical Soldiers recognized for excellence in safety practices

Story by SFC Kelvin Ringold on 08/27/2019 FORT HOOD The Army's priority is the readiness of the people and resources it depends on to deploy globally in defense of the United States of America and its allies. Readiness determines the warfighter's ability to fight and win the nation's wars. Readine
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Box Tour 2019 showcases JRTC's mission of Forging the Warrior Spirit

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 08/23/2019 These events and more entertained more than 250 guests that visited the Joint Readiness Training Center Aug. 17 to experience the military grandeur of a JRTC rotation. Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, commanding general, JRTC and Fort Polk, welcomed the visitors at the Bayou
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