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  1. Former Fort Polk soldier gets armor plate that saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A former Fort Polk soldier brought one heck of a souvenir home from Afghanistan.

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  2. Suit filed against New Llano for pit bull banRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | The Town Talk

    LAKE CHARLES -- A New Llano couple filed suit against the town in federal court Wednesday, claiming the town's ban on pit bulls and pit-bull-like breeds violates dog owners' equal protection, property and due process rights.

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  3. Life after deployment: Strong Bonds program builds resiliency in returning soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Single soldiers return from a deployment can sometimes find it hard readjusting back to barracks life on the base.

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  4. Vernon Parish seeks to take schools from 'good to great'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Cooperation of Vernon Parish school officials and Fort Polk has led to educational successes in the parish, and officials at an education symposium said the school system can build on the momentum to reach further heights.

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  5. From the Past: March 28Read the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | The Town Talk

    March 28, 1954 Atomic testing: Sfc. Jerry J. Ducote, Cpl. L.W. Wilson, Sgt. Jeff Bass, and Pvt.

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  6. La. Military Advisory Council visits JRTC, Fort PolkRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council spent Wednesday getting a first-hand look at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units preparing for deployment to hotspots around the world.

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  7. Education Symposium set for Thursday at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The public is invited to an Education Symposium at Fort Polk on Thursday, including a "Parent University."

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  8. Welcome Home Celebration set for Friday in Leesville to honor soldiersRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The public is invited to attend to show support for the soldiers. The event will also feature food, music, giveaways, prize drawings and children's activities.

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  9. Another View: Louisiana lawmakers should take hard look at 'payday loans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Town Talk

    He has sponsoed a bill in the legislative session to cap the annual percentage rate of so-called payday loans at 36 percent.

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  10. Bill offers more benefits for Louisiana's 'wounded warriors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Louisiana's military personnel returning from war with serious injuries and spouses who have lost loved ones deserve more benefits than the state now offers, say Reps.

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  11. Fort Polk picks soldier, NCO of yearRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Spc. Gerard J. McDermott has been named soldier of the year and Sgt. David A. Schloesser was named noncommissioned officer of the year after a grueling competition on the Army base in Vernon Parish.

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  12. 'It never gets old': Soldiers return home to Fort Polk from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Staff Sgt. Ross Worley has been through seven overseas deployments in his 16 years in the Army.

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  13. Fort Polk provides excess computers to Rosepine schoolRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Thanks to the initiative of a Fort Polk soldier and the willingness of a brigade commander to get his unit involved in the local community, a Vernon Parish school now has a new supply of computers -- for free.

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  14. Fort Polk soldiers returning from overseas todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    One of the last remaining groups of soldiers from Fort Polk's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, is scheduled to return home today.

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  15. From the Past: March 9Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | The Town Talk

    S&L board member named: Graham Kramer has been elected to the board of directors of First Federal Savings and Loan of Alexandria.

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  16. Fort Polk man sentenced for burglary on Army baseRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A federal judge has sentenced a 20-year-old Fort Polk man to a year in prison for a burglary on the Army base in Vernon Parish.

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  17. Final groups of soldiers are returning to Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The last of the 1,200 Louisiana-based soldiers who've been in Afghanistan since last summer are returning home to Fort Polk in the coming days.

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  18. Fort Polk soldier helps Leesville family avoid fire tragedyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A sergeant must always be ready to make decisions or react. A sergeant must be alert to the surroundings and aware of possible threats, both on the battlefield and in the community.

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  19. Army plans to cut 3 aviation brigades; impact on Fort Polk unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Army officials said that as part of its wide-ranging aviation restructuring, the service is preparing to cut three of the service's 13 combat aviation brigades by 2019.

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