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 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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