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Monday | WTLV

Local soldier dies in Fort Campbell training accident

A 101st Airborne soldier from Fleming Island died during training on Thursday during what was termed "a routine vehicle movement to a training area" at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Fort-Polk, LA, US Military, US Army

Monday | Examiner.com

Identity of Soldier killed in training accident released

Last night the military released the identity of a Soldier who was killed in a training accident Thursday, July 24. Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Fort Campbell, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times

From the start, Fort Polk played key role in preparing troops

Fort Polk owes its existence to two things above all others -- available land and warm weather.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort-Polk, LA, Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Fort Polk to hold emergency response exercise

Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort-Polk, LA, Sulphur, LA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Former Ft. Polk soldier sentenced in sex case involving minor

A former Ft. Polk soldier was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to 210 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mena, AR, US Military, US Army

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Beads & Boos: Support those who are supporting all of us

Beads: To Fort Polk Progress, the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and everyone who is working to get the word out in support of Fort Polk.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Louisiana, Fort-Polk, LA, Leesville, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Town Talk

Our View: Your help needed today to save Fort Polk

Last week the Army released its 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment, which estimates the projected impact of a potential reduction of an additional 70,000 soldiers and associated reductions in Army civilians, down to an Active Component end-strength of 420,000 soldiers.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort-Polk, LA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

UPI

Cubic receives contract extension for JRTC training support

The U.S. Army has exercised a seventh option year for support of pre-deployment training services for U.S. troops by Cubic Applications Inc. The training consists of exercises that include situational interactions, live fire, force-on-force and integrated Live-Virtual-Constructive training.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort-Polk, LA

Fox News

Right to Bare Arms? Army soldiers in big fight to roll up uniform sleeves

The black beret, seen above, was shelved in 2011 as the official headgear for the Army Combat Uniform.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, North Carolina

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Town Talk

Army pairs Louisiana National Guard units with Polk brigade to improve training

To make up for lost time and money, the Army has ramped up its combat training center rotations this year at Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort-Polk, LA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Pulaski County Daily

Break Down Those Walls! Army Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood...

A famed running back in the National Football League once said all he needed was "12 inches of daylight" to bolt ahead and churn out the yardage for the offense.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leonard Wood, US Army, Picatinny Arsenal, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times

Army examines Fort Polk

Central Louisiana would experience significant adverse effects from a downsizing at Fort Polk, Army officials acknowledge in a recent report detailing proposed cuts at several installations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort-Polk, LA, Leesville, LA, Natchitoches, LA, DeRidder, LA

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