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  1. Abraham plans run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Concordia Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham says he plans to campaign for governor, challenging the incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards in next year's fall election. Abraham has served in Congress since 2015 as the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District.

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  2. Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Hosts 77th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day CeremonyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Lincoln Daily News

    The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs hosted a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony at the Springfield Elks Lodge #158 , in Springfield today.

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  3. The White House is decked for Christmas; meet the Louisiana woman who had a hand in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | The Advocate

    An interior designer from Leesville, Louisiana was chosen as one of the 150 volunteers to help decorate the White House for Christmas, according to a KALB report. Amy Hirata, who is also a Fort Polk military spouse, went to Washington, D.C. last week for the special occasion after she was chosen out of 7,000 applicants.

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  4. Fatal Crash in Vernon ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | KLAX

    The deceased man was identified as Santiago Marquez. Both he and the driver of the Nissan Altima he was a passenger in, Celeste M. Marquez, are from Fort Polk, according to Louisiana State Police.

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  5. Fort Polk man dies in head on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A man from Fort Polk has died and a woman, also from Fort Polk, was seriously injured after a car crash near Leesville Saturday night. Police say Omar Rendon was traveling west on the highway when he lost control and crossed the center line resulting in a head on collision with a vehicle driven by Celeste Marquez.

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  6. Fort Polk man dies in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana State Police Troop E report that a man from Fort Polk has died and a woman, also from Fort Polk, has been seriously injured after being involved in a car crash near Leesville Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. State Troopers responded to to the crash around 9:50 p.m. which occurred on LA Hwy 8, west of Leesville.

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  7. Lest we forget: Acadiana seeks to honor veterans with Wreath Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | The Advocate

    Robert LeBon salutes the flag on Veterans Day. He is working to buy wreaths that can be laid on the graves of veterans not buried in national cemeteries during the Dec. 15 Wreaths Across America program.

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  8. Fort Polk vet, active duty soldier save golfer's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    "Next thing I know they tell me I am on the ground," Voorhies said. "Of course, I don't remember any of that."

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  9. Lady Antebellum to headline Freedom Fest 2019 at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk announced in a news release that country music act Lady Antebellum will headline Freedom Fest on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

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    Nov 10, 2018 | The Town Talk

    Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Veterans Memorial Service sponsored by the Exchange Club of Alexandria was held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Alexandria Veterans Memorial Plaza at Alexandria Cit Hall. The 46th Engineer Battalion of Fort Polk posted the colors and the battalions Four-Six 5 Quintet sang the National Anthem.

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  11. Hall family's military history includes the ultimate sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    John and Sarah Hall tried, unsuccessfully, to convince their younger son, Joe, not to enter the military after their older son, Benjamin, was killed in action. A mantel display speaks to the service of the families of John and Sarah Hall.

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  12. Opelousas veteran played role in military historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Daily World

    Harry Jerry landed in the Korean War, a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, an all-black unit created after the Civil War. Opelousas vet on Korea service: We were on one hill, the enemy was on another Harry Jerry landed in the Korean War, a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, an all-black unit created after the Civil War.

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  13. Fort Polk honors Vietnam veterans with proper - Welcome Home' ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "You never knew when general quarters would sound and you have to go to battle stations," Vietnam veteran Paul Herbert Jr. added. When they returned home, the service men did not receive a hero's welcome.

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  14. Driver who allegedly had body in trunk faces additional counts of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A woman alleged to have been driving around with a body in the trunk of her car faces two new counts. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office added two counts of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles in the commission of a felony against 24-year-old Moss Bluff woman Sarah Parker.

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  15. Fort Polk soldier returns from Korea and surprises daughters at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Master Sergeant Darran Tatum has been in Korea for the past year. His family visited back in June, but his two daughters Dana and Jasmine had no idea he was waiting for them when they were called to the office.

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  16. Lafayette woman allegedly killed by her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Journal and Courier

    ... on jconline.com: LAKE CHARLES, La. - Shelena Gayler Kyle's marriage to Logan Kyle began in Lafayette in August 2016. It ended ...

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  17. Army identifies woman killed at Louisiana base, found in trunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Army has identified a woman who apparently was killed on a Louisiana base and found in the trunk of a car driven by her husband's girlfriend. A Fort Polk news release Tuesday said the Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of 22-year-old Shelena Kyle.

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  18. Officials release name of woman whose body found in trunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Army officials have released the name of the woman whose body was found in the trunk of a car late Sunday. The body of Shelena Kyle, 22, was found when Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies stopped a car on N. Franklin Street in Lake Charles Sunday.

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  19. Fort Polk soldier found with wife's body in trunk, kids in car; Army IDs victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A soldier based in Louisiana was arrested in a car with his wife's body in the trunk, his girlfriend driving, and her two toddlers in the car, officials said Monday. Cpl. Logan T. Kyle, 22, was turned over to Army investigators at Fort Polk; Sarah M. Parker, 24, of Lake Charles was arrested on charges of obstructing justice and failing to report a homicide; and Parker's 1- and 2-year-old children were taken into state custody Saturday night, a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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  20. Police: Soldier, alleged girlfriend arrested after his wife's body...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | WSB-TV

    A soldier in Vernon Parish, Louisiana and his alleged girlfriend have been arrested after his wife's body was found in the trunk of a car and two children were in the back seat. KATC reported that Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuson said Logan Kyle, 22, was arrested by the U.S. Criminal Investigation Division, which will investigate his actions because he is an active-duty soldier.

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