• Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal shakes the hand of a Soldier who's currently conducting combat training at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal shakes the hand of a Soldier who's currently conducting combat training at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal tours a training site at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal tours a training site at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal tours a training site at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal tours a training site at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks with senior leaders at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) about how to most effectively train Soldiers for the future, 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal receives a brief about how Conventional and Army Special Operations Forces are training together for future battles at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  In the foreground is a three dimensional map of a training area, which helps military leaders plan their defense and attacks.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal receives a brief about how Conventional and Army Special Operations Forces are training together for future battles at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 18 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. In the...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks to Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital who are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks to Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital who are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal observes training conducted by the 115th Combat Support Hospital who are practicing with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal observes training conducted by the 115th Combat Support Hospital who are practicing with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of...

  • Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal thanks a Soldier of the 115th Combat Support Hospital who participated as a simulated casualty during the unit's training at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal thanks a Soldier of the 115th Combat Support Hospital who participated as a simulated casualty during the unit's training at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La. The...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks to Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital, including Maj. Kalsi Kamal, DO, (middle), who are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012, Fort Polk, La.  The purpose of Dr. Westphal's visit to the JRTC was to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal talks to Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital, including Maj. Kalsi Kamal, DO, (middle), who are training with simulated casualties at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), 19 October 2012...

Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal recently visited the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La. to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

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