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Alaska Stryker force slated for terror effort

...almost 300 Stryker vehicles and three unmanned aerial vehicles. It will take its knowledge, equipment and training to Fort Polk, La., where it will put it all together for a maneuver before the brigade receives its final certification and becomes...
Ready at the front: Juneau residents serve

...mechanic stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. And Pvt. Patrick Wheaton, the son of Pat and Harvey Wheaton, is stationed in Fort Polk, La., and preparing for deployment to Iraq. State and military officials did not have specific numbers on how many...
Local awards, honors and graduations the rank of captain by the U.S. Army. She is an intelligence officer assigned to the 46th Engineer Battalion at Fort Polk in Leesville, La. Tanna Peters has been selected for the leading role of Giacinta in the Eastern Washington University...
Stryker soldiers get battlefield, cultural training

...important as firearms and battlefield training. Most military personnel consider the Joint Forces Training Center at Fort Polk in central Louisiana the premier training facility for troops preparing to deploy to Iraq. Ellis, along with the rest...
Juneau parents of soldiers stick close to TV for updates

...a waste of time," she said. Pat Wheaton's son, Pvt. Patrick Wheaton, is preparing for deployment to Iraq from Fort Polk, La.. She said Wednesday's attack on Baghdad left her unsure about how she feels about the war politically, but...


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