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  1. New Commander Takes over at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLAX

    Most recently, McGuire was the deputy operations director for the U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. He graduated from West Point.

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  2. New commander at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Command of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk changed hands Friday at Fort Polk's Warrior Field, with Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue, deputy commanding general, Army Forces Command, serving as the senior commander for the ceremony.

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  3. Army Wife Network Kicks Off 2015 Field Exercisea Series at Fort Polk, LouisianaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PR Log

    Less than 1% of our U.S. population who serves in the military - and their families - have taken the brunt of the sacrifice of war. Military families relocate frequently, and they are constantly challenged with connecting with each other and their community.

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  4. Fort Polk medical unit deploys on 'sacred mission'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk medical unit deploys on 'sacred mission' 115th Combat Support Hospital carries on proud tradition of supporting combat operations Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Col. Andrew E. Doyle , commanding officer of Fort Polk's 115th Combat Support Hospital , and the unit's Command Sgt.

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  5. Brig. Gen. Timothy P. McGuire.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Fort Polk will host a change of command ceremony on March 27 at 10 a.m. at Warrior Field. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the 5th Aviation Battalion hangar.

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  6. Army's 2nd Cavalry Regiment rolls through Eastern Europe, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NOLA.com

    The U.S. Army's 2nd Cavalry Regiment , which was based at Fort Polk in Louisiana more than a decade, is rolling through eastern Europe in a 13-day, 1,200-mile march designed to reassure the United States' NATO allies, the Army Times reports . Columns of Stryker armed combat vehicles on Saturday began the road march in Operation Dragoon Ride through Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, as the soldiers return to their garrison at Vilseck, Germany, according to the report.

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  7. Pentagon: Another BRAC will save moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Town Talk

    Pentagon: Another BRAC will save money Acknowledging congressional opposition, defense planners promise a new base closing round will work. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The 2005 round of base closings and realignments targeted Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia.

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  8. Fort Polk general: Thank you, LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Town Talk

    ... than mere words. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: As Mayme and I prepare to depart the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, I find ...

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  9. Flash Flood Watch Lakes AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KBMT

    Slow-moving thunderstorms are moving across Tyler, Jasper, and Newton Counties and this is expected to continue through the rest of the evening and into Early Saturday. * up to 5 inches of rain has fallen from Woodville to Fort Polk this evening on already saturated ground.

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  10. Questions raised about military spouse lawRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- Nancy Grade, of DeRidder, after receiving permission Friday to practice as a mental health counselor in Louisiana. Her husband, U.S. Air Force Major Erich Grade, was transferred to Fort Polk from Texas and the Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners initially refused to grant her a license in this state.

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  11. MACH home to command's best warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Bayonet

    Spc. Hai Nguyen, Martin Army Community Hospital pathology lab technician, captured the top honor in the Southern Region Medical Command's Best Warrior Competition after a weeklong test March 2 to 5 at Fort Polk, Louisiana, hosted by Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital. Nguyen, the 2015 SRMC Soldier of the Year, competed against 21 Soldiers from installations in the Southern region, including Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Gordon, Georgia; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and Fort Benning.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Throughout our lives we all make connections, many of them fleeting and often forgettable. Others remain with us a lifetime, weaving our experiences into a colorful tapestry of lives well lived.

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  13. Hero Arthur Barry and his wife of 40 years, MargaretRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Throughout our lives we all make connections, many of them fleeting and often forgettable. Others remain with us a lifetime, weaving our experiences into a colorful tapestry of lives well lived.

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  14. OpinionCongress needs strategy for military budget - Our viewCongress ...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Town Talk

    Congress needs strategy for military budget - Our view Army budget should be based on a comprehensive strategic plan to protect the nation Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: When speaking about Congress, the late Will Rogers noted, "This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer." Rogers made that remark more than 80 years ago, but it seems just as accurate today.

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  15. Fort Polk battle moves to new frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk battle moves to new fronts Congress will be key to staving off cutbacks Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Jessica Smith and Debbie Ross were among the Leesville community members who came out in support of Fort Polk Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The people of Central Louisiana and the state once again showed Army decision makers how highly they value Fort Polk.

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  16. Communities Gather for Concern Over Fort PolkRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | KLAX

    People are expressing their concern over the future of Fort Polk. The historic U.S. Army base is in danger of losing half its population, which would have an economic impact on this area and the entire state.

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  17. Residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The Town Talk reported that the community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  18. U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  19. Residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Washington Times

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The Town Talk reports the community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  20. Fort Polk troop cuts opposed in community meeting, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NOLA.com

    An Army medic tries to shield a 'wounded' soldier during a combat training exercise at Fort Polk in 2003. , hoping for a 2013 repeat in convincing the U.S. Army to spare Fort Polk when deciding where to focus downsizing, The Town Talk newspaper in Alexandria reports.

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