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Fort-Polk, Louisiana is located in Vernon Parish. Zip codes in Fort-Polk, LA include 71459. The median home price in Fort-Polk is $215,900.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Fort Polk to hold emergency response exercise

Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Iowa man charged with obscenity

Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Ex-soldier gets nearly 18 years for abusing child

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a parish worker accused of stealing more than 2,000 gallons of gas in June.Detectives say 36-year-old Corey Richard used several parish fuel cards to help himself to more than $7,000 worth of fuel.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Town Talk

Former Fort Polk soldier sentenced for sexual abuse of child

A former Fort Polk soldier has been sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a child younger than 9, according to a release.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Town Talk

Meet the staff: Melinda Martinez, photographer

It was primarily due to my college photo instructor that I decided to pursue photography as a career.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Beads & Boos: Support those who are supporting all of us

Beads: To Fort Polk Progress, the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and everyone who is working to get the word out in support of Fort Polk.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Town Talk

Our View: Your help needed today to save Fort Polk

Last week the Army released its 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment, which estimates the projected impact of a potential reduction of an additional 70,000 soldiers and associated reductions in Army civilians, down to an Active Component end-strength of 420,000 soldiers.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

UPI

Cubic receives contract extension for JRTC training support

The U.S. Army has exercised a seventh option year for support of pre-deployment training services for U.S. troops by Cubic Applications Inc. The training consists of exercises that include situational interactions, live fire, force-on-force and integrated Live-Virtual-Constructive training.

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USA Today

Soldiers call for rolled sleeves in the summer

For Spc. Milt Perkins, the summer heat at Fort Polk is like a Louisiana steam bath.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Town Talk

Army pairs Louisiana National Guard units with Polk brigade to improve training

To make up for lost time and money, the Army has ramped up its combat training center rotations this year at Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Jalopnik

This Secretive Island Has Fake City For Navy SEALs To Train On

Navy SEALs are known for their incredible abilities to sneak into well guarded places undetected and taking down enemy threats with incredible violence of action.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times

Army examines Fort Polk

Central Louisiana would experience significant adverse effects from a downsizing at Fort Polk, Army officials acknowledge in a recent report detailing proposed cuts at several installations.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Town Talk

Pineville man watched Huey P. Long over decades on Main Street

Lacy W. Rogers has had a front-row seat to witness the changes throughout the years at Huey P. Long Medical Center.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Town Talk

Fort Polk facing large potential cuts again

Fort Polk again is facing major cutbacks that stakeholders feel could have a devastating effect on the Central Louisiana economy.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

NOLA.com

Fort Polk could lose 6,500 soldiers under Army reductions

An Army medic tries to shield a 'wounded' soldier during a combat training exercise at Fort Polk in 2003.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Drum remembers soldiers, civilian killed during deployments in 2013

That was the question posed by Lt. Gen. Michael L. Oates as he spoke to the families of 10th Mountain Division soldiers and a civilian killed while serving there in 2013.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Town Talk

FreedomFest on Fourth of July at Fort Polk to feature Little Big Town

The event is free and open to the public. In addition to music, there will be fireworks and plenty of food, as more than a dozen food vendors will be on hand.

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