BATON ROUGE-Members of Fort Polk Progress, accompanied by Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana Army National, elicited a strong response from members of the Louisiana House of Representatives Special Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs Tuesday after providing testimony concerning Fort Polk and possible troop reductions at the base.
In celebration of our troops safe return from combat deployment and in recognition of Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, Team RWB Louisiana is sponsoring Alexandria’s third annual Freedom 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk!
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Mark Walker experimented with a handful of drivers on the practice range, then fashioned a 7-under-par 65 to grab the first-round lead of the Coca-Cola Walmart Open on a windy Wednesday at OakWing Golf Club.
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Friends and neighbors John Setnicky and Robert McMahon sat at the picture window in the Million Air terminal at England Air Park swapping war stories and awaiting the arrival of three of the most famous airplanes ever to fly.
Stakeholders are gearing up for "a long fight" to protect Fort Polk in Vernon Parish from personnel losses as the armed services cut forces over the next several years.
"This is not a fight that's going to be over by the summer or the fall," said Jon Grafton, executive director of the England Authority, which operates England Airpark. "We want to fight like crazy to make sure everybody understands the importance of Fort Polk."
DeRidder – A public meeting will be held on Friday March 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the War Memorial Civic Center located at 250 W. 7th. Street in DeRidder to hear updates and gather information on the proposed Army Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Fort Polk.