The England Authority is happy to announce the receipt of a $45,000 grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation Aviation Trust fund for the elimination of wildlife hazard at AEX. This project continues England’s efforts to improve the safety and efficiency of Alexandria International Airport.

Army Environmental Command (AEC) has received more than 93,000 comments so far from defense communities to its assessment of the environmental and economic impacts from shrinking the service’s active-duty end strength from 490,000 to 420,000 by 2020.

The England Authority continues to support the growth and expansion of the Proctor & Gamble manufacturing complex by accepting a donation of additional rail spur from Calvary Industries to be a part of the rail complex constructed by England approximately ten years ago.

This month the England Authority is hosting the largest JRTC rotation in the history of the JRTC being at Ft. Polk. We are honored to play a part in supporting the great work that is done at Ft. Polk in training our troops to be the very best light infantry.
The England Authority recently awarded Red River Bank the concession to provide Automated Teller Services at the James L. Meyer Commercial Terminal. The ATM, located on the second floor, is a real convenience to travelers needing to access cash. England Airpark welcomes Red River Bank!

LEESVILLE, La.--Fort Polk Progress, in response to the Department of the Army's Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI), released in June, has engaged the services of Business Development Advisors (BDA) to analyze: 1) the economic impact of Fort Polk on surrounding communities in Louisiana, and 2) the expected negative impact of a proposed force reduction of 6,500 troops and Army civilians on the same locations.