April 3, 2013
For Immediate Release

Fort Polk Progress to host Department of the Army for Community Listening Meeting

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Billionaire Warren Buffett said his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will benefit from rising U.S. oil production as the company’s trains and tank cars move fuel around the country, Bloomberg News reports today.

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Written by: Jeff Mathews

Fort Polk is not the biggest installation targeted for possible cutbacks in a recent Army report, but the base in Vernon Parish has thus far generated the most public support.

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Written by: Leigh Guidry

The button Sen. Mary Landrieu wore to the Rotary Club of Alexandria’s meeting on Tuesday said it all – “Fort Polk Strong.”

That was her message as she discussed the future of the military base near Leesville.

March 22, 2013

LEESVILLE - Fort Polk Progress chairman Michael Reese announced today the release of the fiscal year 2012 Fort Polk economic impact statement, which details $1.86 billion in spending at the installation. Of that total, $980 million is payroll.

March 21, 2013
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.