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More than 5k Soldiers across the #TotalArmy at Fort Polk for a combined training rotation

More than 5k Soldiers across the #TotalArmy at Fort Polk for a combined training rotation

FORT POLK, La. - For Spc. Joseph Lebeck, his second three-week deployment to the Joint Readiness Training Center was separated by almost six years and 80 degrees. New York Army National Guard Spc. Joseph Lebeck, a logistics non-commissioned officer in Headquarters Co., 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, arrived July 12 at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) in Fort Polk, La., now for the second time and during a different season, with a different unit, and in a different position, but says he is confident that he will receive the same high-quality training. From July 9-30, 2016, more than 5,000 Soldiers from other state Army National Guard units, active Army and Army Reserve troops arrived at Fort Polk as part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team task force. The training provides Soldiers with the opportunity to practice integrating combat operations ranging from inf...

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