Photo: JRTC and Fort Polk

The soldier killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk accident at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Thursday has been identified as Maj. Trevor Joseph.

Joseph was the company commander of C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Aviation Regiment — a MEDEVAC unit known to soldiers as "Cajun Dustoff," according to a Fort Polk press release.

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One soldier has been killed and three others injured Thursday in a helicopter accident at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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Army National Guard photo by Capt. Amy Hanna

Fort Polk, home of the Joint Readiness Training Center in Louisiana, is overrun with more than 700 feral horses. Herds roam freely around the garrison and interfere with flight training, vehicle training, and live fire exercises, which has put soldiers and the horses themselves in danger.

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Army National Guard photo by Capt. Amy Hanna

Louisiana’s Fort Polk, home to the Army Joint Readiness Training Center, has amassed an unsustainable and dangerous population of feral horses — more than 700 of which now roam free around Army facilities.

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