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  1. From the start, Fort Polk played key role in preparing troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk owes its existence to two things above all others -- available land and warm weather.

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  2. Fort Polk to hold emergency response exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the death of Pamela Parker is being treated as a homicide. Fort Polk will hold an emergency response exercise beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to practice handling an active shooter situation. Fort ...

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  3. 20th CBRNE integrates into decisive action trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The United States Army

    ... units at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California; and at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Fort Polk, Louisiana. "It is essential to integrate CBRNE operations into decisive action training during this critical time of transition ...

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  4. Former Ft. Polk soldier sentenced in sex case involving minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... his sentence. "Rath admitted that he knowingly engaged in sexual contact with a child under the age of nine on the Fort Polk military base in November of 2003," said Finley in a news release. "The defendant, who was in the U.S. Army at the time, was ...

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  5. For the first time ever, Barksdale Air Force Base is allowing civilians to live on base.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... purview, he could probably make housing mandatory on base," he said. "I've experienced that situation living on Fort Polk 15 years ago, on-base housing was mandatory and they didn't have a problem filling houses," Boudria said. He hopes his petition ...

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  6. Beads & Boos: Support those who are supporting all of usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Beads: To Fort Polk Progress, the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and everyone who is working to get the word out in support of Fort Polk.

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  7. Groups team up to petition against Fort Polk troop cutsRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Times

    The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the advocacy group Fort Polk Progress are urging residents to write letters and sign a petition in an effort to curb the proposed reduction of troops at Fort Polk.

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  8. Press briefing in DeRidder today on possible troop cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk Progress will hold a press conference at 5:15 p.m. today in the War Memorial Civic Center, 250 W. Seventh St. in DeRidder, concerning potential reduction of troops at Fort Polk.

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

    Jul 8, 2014 | KLAX

    ... Control Act of 2011. The SPEA analyzes the impact of force reductions at a total of 30 installations, including Fort Polk. As a result of the SPEA, Fort Polk is facing a possible reduction in force of 6,500 troops. The Army will again conduct a ...

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  11. Our View: Your help needed today to save Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk, a major component in both our nation's security and the economy of Central Louisiana, is facing the possibility of serious cutbacks. Last week the Army released its 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment, which ... 1 comment

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

    Jul 7, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... the Army Combat Uniform replaced the Battle Dress Uniform. For Army Specialist Milt Perkins, the summer heat at Fort Polk is like a Louisiana steam bath. Perkins, a 26-year-old operating room specialist for a combat support hospital, said I sweat ...

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

    Jul 7, 2014 | UPI

    ... Readiness Training Center mission support contractor since 2001, providing its services for a variety of units at Fort Polk, La. About 1,500 full-time and part-time company employees are engaged in the training for deploying forces and also for ...

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  16. Right to Bare Arms? Army soldiers in big fight to roll up uniform sleevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Fox News

    ... him to roll up the sleeves of his Army Combat Uniform (ACU) to catch a hint of much-needed breeze at Louisiana's Fort Polk. But Army soldiers have been denied that pleasure for roughly a decade, since the ACU replaced the Battle Dress Uniform. ...

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  17. 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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  18. Break Down Those Walls! Army Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood...Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Pulaski County Daily

    ... scalable/selectable breacher wall-breaching capability in early development was successfully conducted May 7 at Fort Polk, La. The testing is part of the Army's science and technology program. Development of the wall-breaching capability is a ...

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  19. 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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  20. 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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