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  • 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Deploys

    Soldiers with Fort Polk’s 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division prepare to deploy to Afghanistan June 26, 2013. The Patriot Brigade Soldiers are serving as a Security Force Assistance Brigade to advise and assist their Afghan counterparts to further establish a secure Afghanistan. This rotation involves roughly 1,230 personnel.


  • April 2013 Community Listening Meeting with the Department of the Army

    People from throughout the region surrounding Fort Polk showed up by the thousands to support growth at Fort Polk during a Community Listening Meeting with the Department of the Army April 15, 2013. 

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    After 25 years of total service, Lieutenant Colonel Ed Williams retired from the US Army in 2011. His career concluded at Fort Polk as the Chief of Staff of JRTC and Ft. Polk and the Installation Command Inspector General.  He is currently employed by Cubic Applications as an instructor at the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Leader Training Program. He is currently the Chairman for the Military Affairs Committee for the Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce a life member of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and has received numerous awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and five Meritorious Service Medals.