CSA visits Ft. Polk

By D. Myles CullenFebruary 1, 2010

Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with members of the media about his visit to Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010.  "The most important reason I do these visits, and it may come as a surprise, is you don't always get the straight story in Washington," Casey said.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with members of the media about his visit to Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010. "The most important reason I do these visits, and it may come as a surprise, is you don't always get the straight story in Washington," Casey said. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with officers that are training at Ft. Polk, LA, prior to their deployment to Iraq Jan. 29, 2010.  "Fort Polk is one of the great training centers of excellence in our Army, and those training centers drive the Army," said Gen. Casey.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with officers that are training at Ft. Polk, LA, prior to their deployment to Iraq Jan. 29, 2010. "Fort Polk is one of the great training centers of excellence in our Army, and those training centers drive the Army," said Gen. Casey. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, greets Soldiers training at  Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010.  Fort Polk serves primarily as a training post for units preparing to deploy to war.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, greets Soldiers training at Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010. Fort Polk serves primarily as a training post for units preparing to deploy to war. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with the commander of the Ft. Polk Joint Readiness Training Center Brig. Gen. James Yarbrough and Command Sgt. Maj Christopher Greca in Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with the commander of the Ft. Polk Joint Readiness Training Center Brig. Gen. James Yarbrough and Command Sgt. Maj Christopher Greca in Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier wakes up and shakes hands with Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010.  Fort Polk serves primarily as a training post for units preparing to deploy to war.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier wakes up and shakes hands with Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010. Fort Polk serves primarily as a training post for units preparing to deploy to war. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Leadership of the 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division listen to comments from Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, at Ft. Polk, LA,  Jan. 29, 2010.
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Leadership of the 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division listen to comments from Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, at Ft. Polk, LA, Jan. 29, 2010. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with Soldiers at Ft. Polk, LA, who are training for a future deployment in Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2010.  "The quality of folks we have running these training centers is heartening to me as we continue to prepare our soldiers to go to Iraq and Afghanistan," said Casey.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, talks with Soldiers at Ft. Polk, LA, who are training for a future deployment in Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2010. "The quality of folks we have running these training centers is heartening to me as we continue to prepare our soldiers to go to Iraq and Afghanistan," said Casey. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, meets with Soldiers in Ft. Polk, LA, who are training for a future deployment to Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2010.  "Fort Polk is one of the great training centers of excellence in our Army, and those training centers drive the Army," said Casey.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, meets with Soldiers in Ft. Polk, LA, who are training for a future deployment to Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2010. "Fort Polk is one of the great training centers of excellence in our Army, and those training centers drive the Army," said Casey. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL