Fort-Polk Newswire (Page 2)

Fort-Polk Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fort-Polk, LA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 172 in Fort-Polk, LA

  1. Advocates go into battle for horses living around Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Horsetalk

    Plans by the US Army to remove hundreds of horses living around Ford Polk in Lousiana are troubling animal protection groups. Its proposed three-year plan involves a cycle in which 20 horses will be rounded up at a time until no horses remain.

    Comment?

  2. ADC Selects Michael Reese from Fort Polk for National Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | KLAX

    The Association of Defense Communities, an organization made up of regional leaders living in and around military bases, awarded Michael Reese its 2016 Community Leadership Award during its national summit this week. The group said Reese had been a "driving force" behind the success of Fort Polk Progress, a group which has sought to bring stakeholders from both Fort Polk and the surrounding region to the table to discuss how to create successful partnerships.

    Comment?

  3. Face of Defense: Inspired by Father, Guardsman Raises Daughter on His OwnRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Who is your role model? A past teacher? A neighbor? Your boss? These important people are essential in helping to guide us through life. 2nd Security and Support Battalion,151st Aviation Regiment, the person who has guided him and continues to set an important example is his father.

    Comment?

  4. JRTC and Fort Polk announces NCO, Soldier of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KLAX

    What does it take to become the best at what you do? Two Soldiers at Fort Polk can answer that question as they are the 2016 Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Soldier and Non-commissioned officer of the year: Pfc. Collin Morgan and Cpl.

    Comment?

  5. Program will ease rigger shortage for 82nd Airborne DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Charged with deploying anywhere in the world on short notice, its paratroopers must be prepared to enter the fray even if access is denied. To accomplish the first of those directives, 82nd Airborne paratroopers need to practice as much as possible, leaders have said.

    Comment?

  6. Upcoming film to bring the realities of veteran suicide to the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    After 27 total months in Iraq, United States' Army Sgt. James "Jimmy" Little III, returned home for the second time, but this time was drastically different.

    Comment?

  7. Leesville man sentenced to 3 years for Fort Polk burglaryRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Gazette

    A Leesville man has been sentenced to three years in prison for burglarizing homes and a truck at Fort Polk. U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi on Thursday sentenced 22-year-old Dakota Yarbrough on one count of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

    Comment?

  8. Genealogy Query - SHAW : SIMMS : SIMSRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    My birth name is Tammy Sue Shaw. I am looking for anybody that is blood related to me.

    Comment?

  9. Oakdale woman leads authorities on multi-parish pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Edna Miller, 46, was arrested after crashing her For Ranger pickup into a bridge railing, according to Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies notified the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office about the pursuit as they neared the parish line.

    Comment?

  10. Partnership to restore longleaf pine in LouisianaRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    The mission to increase the longleaf pine population to 8 million acres is going to take an "all-lands" approach, and the shared goal is bringing federal agencies and private landowners together. "That's a big goal, and it's going to take an all-lands approach," Eddie Taylor, forest supervisor for the Kisatchie National Forest, said at a press conference held among longleaf pine trees in the Kisatchie.

    Comment?

  11. Mohawk Indian, 94, gets congressional medal for code talkingRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    Editors Note APNewsNow. Changes short headline. Adds that Congressional Silver Medal is the second-highest civilian honor that can be awarded to an individual by Congress.

    Comment?

  12. 94-year-old Mohawk Indian receives Congressional medalRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    Code talker Louis Levi Oakes was honored Saturday at the Mohawk Indian reservation where he lives in northern New York. The Congressional Silver Medal also was awarded to several Mohawk code talkers who are deceased.

    Comment?

  13. 91-year-old Mohawk Indian receives Congressional medalRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    Code talker Louis Levi Oakes was honored Saturday at the Mohawk Indian reservation where he lives in northern New York. The Congressional Silver Medal also was awarded to several Mohawk code talkers who are deceased.

    Comment?

  14. "Bastogne" leaders tackle mungadai, mentorship training at Fort CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Clarksville Online

    Fort Campbell, KY - General George Patton said, "Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."

    Comment?

  15. At Dulaney Valley, families honor fallen soldiers by telling their storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Members of the Patriot Guard Riders, as well as spectators, observe the Memorial Day celebration at the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium on Monday. Members of the Patriot Guard Riders, as well as spectators, observe the Memorial Day celebration at the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium on Monday.

    Comment?

  16. General Calls For Reflection On Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    One of the area's largest Memorial Day observances takes place Monday morning at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. A 10 a.m. ceremony will honor who have given their lives in service to our country from World II to present day.

    Comment?

  17. Woman shares memories of husband at Fort Polk ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The ceremony included the traditional honors to America's fallen heroes, which consisted of a 21-gun salute, the playing of 'Taps' and the laying of the installation memorial wreath. There was also a recitation of the names of 94 Folk Polk soldiers who lost their lives in the global war on terror.

    Comment?

  18. Partnership to restore longleaf pine in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Daily World

    Partnership to restore longleaf pine in Louisiana A shared goal to increase the longleaf pine population is bringing federal agencies and private landowners together. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Jim Caldwell, a public affairs, recreation and heritage staff officer with the Kisatchie National Forest, talks Thursday about longleaf pines found in the national forest.

    Comment?

  19. Fort Polk holds Memorial Day CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The ceremony included the traditional honors to America's fallen heroes, which consisted of a 21-gun salute, the playing of 'Taps' and the laying of the installation memorial wreath. There was also a recitation of the names of 94 Folk Polk soldiers who lost their lives in the global war on terror.

    Comment?

  20. Anyone going outRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Louisiana Sportsman

    I am a Soldier stationed at Fort Polk and will be in town all day Friday with nothing to do. Looking for someone who is going out to tag a long with.

    Comment?

Fort-Polk Job Listings
View or post Fort-Polk job listings on Topix.
Fort-Polk Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Fort-Polk from Topix.
Fort-Polk Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Fort-Polk on Topix.