Fort Polk

1st SFAB Trains to Advise During High-Value Target Training at JRTC

Story by SGT Arjenis Nunez on 01/14/2018 FORT POLK, La. (Jan. 13, 2018) Soldiers in 2nd Battalion of the newly formed 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted a partnered high-value target training event at their first-ever Joint Readiness Training Center rotation, Jan. 13, at Fort Polk, Louisiana in order to
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1st SFAB combat advisor teams build cohesion during situational training at JRTC

Story by SPC Noelle Wiehe on 01/14/2018 FORT POLK, La. Combat advising team Soldiers with the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade advised role players acting as Afghan National Defense Security Forces on actions to seize a government building taken over by oppositional forces during a simulated mission at the Joint
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US 190 receives I-14 signage, Hood a Great American Defense Community

Story by Todd Pruden on 12/29/2017 State and joint officials officially unveiled the first Interstate 14 signs to be installed along the U.S. 190 corridor. The 25-mile stretch from Copperas Cove east to Interstate 35 in Belton is the first segment to be designated Interstate 14. "The I-14 corridor i
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509th hosts Geronimo Jane' Family day

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 12/21/2017 There were the obligatory barbecues, Frisbees, music and even a little friendly competition, but there was also a briefing by Lt. Col. Jimmy Hathaway, the new 509th commander. He laid out plans to balance unit training, rotational support and block leave over the next
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Best of Fort Polk compete for installation Soldier, NCO of Year

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 12/21/2017 The Best Warrior competition recognizes Soldiers who demonstrate commitment to the Army values, embody the Warrior Ethos, and represent the force of the future, according to www.army.mil/bestwarrior. Warriors selected to compete for these prestigious titles 10 NCOs and 10 Soldiers from 10 commands have
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JRTC, Fort Polk sends best to help those going through worst

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 12/21/2017 "In case you haven't noticed, the Army is here," he began. "They are here to help rescue some folks over in Texas. I want to ask everyone two things: First, let's give these guys a round of applause." The diners all clapped and cheered
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