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  1. MACH home to command's best warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Bayonet

    Spc. Hai Nguyen, Martin Army Community Hospital pathology lab technician, captured the top honor in the Southern Region Medical Command's Best Warrior Competition after a weeklong test March 2 to 5 at Fort Polk, Louisiana, hosted by Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital. Nguyen, the 2015 SRMC Soldier of the Year, competed against 21 Soldiers from installations in the Southern region, including Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Gordon, Georgia; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and Fort Benning.

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Throughout our lives we all make connections, many of them fleeting and often forgettable. Others remain with us a lifetime, weaving our experiences into a colorful tapestry of lives well lived.

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  3. Hero Arthur Barry and his wife of 40 years, MargaretRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Throughout our lives we all make connections, many of them fleeting and often forgettable. Others remain with us a lifetime, weaving our experiences into a colorful tapestry of lives well lived.

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  4. OpinionCongress needs strategy for military budget - Our viewCongress ...Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Congress needs strategy for military budget - Our view Army budget should be based on a comprehensive strategic plan to protect the nation Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: When speaking about Congress, the late Will Rogers noted, "This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer." Rogers made that remark more than 80 years ago, but it seems just as accurate today.

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  5. Fort Polk battle moves to new frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk battle moves to new fronts Congress will be key to staving off cutbacks Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Jessica Smith and Debbie Ross were among the Leesville community members who came out in support of Fort Polk Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The people of Central Louisiana and the state once again showed Army decision makers how highly they value Fort Polk.

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  6. Communities Gather for Concern Over Fort PolkRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | KLAX

    People are expressing their concern over the future of Fort Polk. The historic U.S. Army base is in danger of losing half its population, which would have an economic impact on this area and the entire state.

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  7. Residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The Town Talk reported that the community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  8. U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  9. Residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Washington Times

    U.S. Army officials visited Leesville to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base. At Tuesday's listening session in Leesville, and concurrent events in Alexandria and Lake Charles, The Town Talk reports the community support stakeholders hope will play a big part in the Army's decision was on display.

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  10. Fort Polk troop cuts opposed in community meeting, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | NOLA.com

    An Army medic tries to shield a 'wounded' soldier during a combat training exercise at Fort Polk in 2003. , hoping for a 2013 repeat in convincing the U.S. Army to spare Fort Polk when deciding where to focus downsizing, The Town Talk newspaper in Alexandria reports.

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  11. Dianne Mellion runs through 99 Second Shopping SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will provide free gun locks to residents, while supplies last, as part of Project Childsafe . The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will provide free gun locks to residents, while supplies last, as part of Project Childsafe .

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  12. Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort Polk Once again, Central Louisiana showed it will do anything to keep Fort Polk strong. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Army officials visited Leesville Tuesday to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base.

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  13. Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort Polk From a strategic standpoint and a community support standpoint, Fort Polk should be growing instead of possibly shrinking. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: That message was heard again and again Tuesday night during the Alexandria portion of the Army Listening Session on Fort Polk.

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  14. Home of Heroes Faces Potential CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Home of Heroes could soon be the home of potential cuts. Close to 6,500 active duty men and woman could be sent home from Fort Polk due to the military scaling back.

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  15. Lacassine Girls Basketball preps for Defending Champions, FairviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    What do you say to the team about to play the team who has won State the past 8 years. The same team they've played against and fallen to the last 4 years in the playoffs.

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  16. Longview police investigating shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Longview officers are on the scene of a shooting in Longview. Longview Police PIO Kristie Brian says that the shooting took place in the 800 block of Aurel Avenue.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A large crowd showed up Tuesday night for one of three listening sessions to oppose proposed cuts at Fort Polk. Tuesday night's meeting at Lake Charles Civic Center is one of three sessions going on simultaneously in Alexandria and Leesville.

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  18. Soldiers 'fight on arrival' with new blue force tracking systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The United States Army

    The Army's next-generation mounted situational awareness capability is now officially in the hands of Soldiers. Featuring satellite-linked situational awareness data and easy to use battlefield chat rooms, the Joint-Battle Command Platform, or JBC-P, system is taking part in a strenuous training exercise with Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, or 4IBCT, 3ID, which is the first unit equipped, or FUE, with this technology.

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  19. Fort Polk Listening Session to Be Held TomorrowRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | KLAX

    A listening session to keep troops at Fort Polk will be held tomorrow in Leesville and also at Alexandria City Hall via live stream. Organizers say while the session starts at six, doors at the Convention Hall will open to the public at five to allow enough time for signing in and getting seated.

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  20. Business owners react to upcoming Fort Polk decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Business owners react to upcoming Fort Polk decision Mood upbeat, but nervous, about potential downsizing Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Many business owners in the Leesville area are upbeat about Fort Polk's chance to escape a major troop reduction. Even the most optimistic, though, can't help but be nervous about what the loss of thousands of soldiers would mean to the business community.

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