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  1. Group to address proposed troop reduction at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A group called Fort Polk Progress will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon in response to the 2014 Army SPEA, which could result in a 6,500 troop reduction at Fort Polk.

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  2. Cenla Chamber Asks: Help Save Fort PolkRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | KLAX

    The Army has released a 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment that assesses the impacts 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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  3. Our View: Your help needed today to save Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Town Talk

    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. 1 comment

  4. Soldiers call for rolled sleeves in the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

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

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  5. Iraqi parliament squabbles over when to next meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Yahoo!

    With political leaders deadlocked, Iraq's parliament postponed on Monday its next session until mid-August, delaying the formation of a new government for weeks despite the threat from extremists who have seized control of a large chunk of the country and declared the establishment of an Islamic state.

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  6. Army Soldiers in Hot Climates Plead for Right to Bare ArmsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | News Max

    To roll or not to roll that is the U.S. Army's question. Soldiers facing hot summer weather in duty stations from Iraq and Afghanistan to Fort Polk, Louisiana, are agitating to be allowed to roll their sleeves above their elbows to make it easier to handle the scorching rays of the sun.

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  7. Cubic receives contract extension for JRTC training supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | UPI

    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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  8. Inexpensive taser-like devices help residents stay safe while on the goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to reports, assaults on prison employees have dropped since officers began carrying tasers in 2011, but what about tasers or stun gun devices for regular civilians?"They're good for self defense," said taser and stun gun seller Terrance Anderson of Lake Charles.

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  9. Army pairs Louisiana National Guard units with Polk brigade to improve trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | The Town Talk

    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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  10. 15-month-old locked in car while parents shop for groceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It started out with a parade then it moved on the lawns of the Civic Center in downtown Lake Charles where hundreds of people picked up a flag and kicked off their 4th of July with the 26th annual Red, White, Blue and You celebration."

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  11. YOUTUBE: Video of Hurricane Arthur from lighthouse 30 miles offshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It started out with a parade then it moved on the lawns of the Civic Center in downtown Lake Charles where hundreds of people picked up a flag and kicked off their 4th of July with the 26th annual Red, White, Blue and You celebration."

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  12. Fort Polk's 'Freedom Fest' draws in more than 15,000 attendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Rayne Police have arrested a Carencro man, following a high-speed chase through residential areas of Rayne and Lafayette at about 1 p.m. on Friday.

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  13. Department of Defense orders drones, parts from parent company of local businessRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Business Journal

    The parent company of a Jacksonville-based business received a $250,000 deal from the Department of Defense to provide tethered blimps for drone training for soldiers.

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  14. This Secretive Island Has Fake City For Navy SEALs To Train OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Jalopnik

    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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  15. Potential troop cuts at Fort Polk would 'decimate the economy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The public must take action to help save Fort Polk from a 60 percent troop reduction that would devastate the Central Louisiana economy.

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  16. Supporters of Fort Polk Meet to Save the Historic PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KLAX

    Supporters of Fort Polk meet to fight for the life of the historic U.S. Army post.

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  17. With Fort Polk threatened to lose 6,500 soldiers, Louisiana officials rally residents for supportRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

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

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  18. Army examines Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Times

    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. 22 comments

  19. Pineville man watched Huey P. Long over decades on Main StreetRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Town Talk

    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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  20. Army to survey troops on conditionsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Town Talk

    What's worth more to a soldier at a remote base: A hot shower or a hot meal? Clean clothes or weightlifting equipment? Air conditioning or email access? All of these choices help soldiers assess their quality of life -- something Army researchers want to distill into a measurable variable so they can maintain it for those in far-off locations, ... (more)

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