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  1. Anti-Terrorism Exercise Underway at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KLAX

    An anti-terrorism exercise is underway today at Camp Beauregard. ABC 31's Bennett Roland Junior says this is the kind of training that anticipates the unthinkable. These exercises are now a routine part of multi-agency training, especially because this area is so close to Fort Polk.

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  2. Get a Close Look at U.S. Army Chaplain TrainingRead the original story

    Wednesday | KLAX

    Today we're getting a first-hand look at the training done by Fort Polk soldiers, especially the Unit Ministry Team. Army chaplains tend to soldiers and civilians alike after traumatic events. ABC 31's Bennett Roland Junior reports from the simulated battlefield known as The Box.

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  3. Mayor & Others Ask Public to Lobby Against JBLM CutsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Exit 133

    Mayor Strickland, Councilmember Thoms, and other public figures are asking the public to help lobby to keep reductions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to a minimum in upcoming military cuts.

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  4. Alexandria, Pineville rallying for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Town Talk

    ... story on thetowntalk.com: When it comes to showing support for Fort Polk in its time of need, the cities of Alexandria and Pineville are fully ...

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  5. Advocates work to save Fort Polk from cutbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Town Talk

    Advocates work to save Fort Polk from cutbacks Business leaders urge citizens to sign petitions to save Fort Polk from impending cutbacks Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Michael Reese, chairman of Fort Polk Progress, speaks at the Rotary ... (more)

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  6. Letter-signing events across SWLA support Ft. PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Efforts continue in a letter-writing campaign to show support for maintaining troop numbers at Fort Polk.

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  7. Community Officials Urge Citizens to Sign Fort Polk PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KLAX

    Community officials are urging everyone to sign letters of support to save Fort Polk.

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  8. Fort Polk unit teaches building bridges for a better AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The United States Army

    Approximately 15 Afghan National Army Soldiers with National Engineering Brigade and Afghan civilian engineers came to Kandahar Airfield, Aug. 9-13, to gain a better understanding of the bridge technologies coalition forces have brought to their country.

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  9. APD Officer Shoots Fort Polk Soldier Over WeekendRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | KLAX

    State Police are investigating an APD officer-involved shooting that happened over the weekend.

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  10. Alexandria officer shoots Fort Polk soldierRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State police are investigating after an Alexandria police officer shot a Fort Polk soldier in a convenience store parking lot.

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  11. Public has one week left to comment on Fort Polk downsizing plan, newspaper reportsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | NOLA.com

    U.S. Army soldiers from the 349th Combat Support Hospital transport a mock patient during an exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk in August 2009.

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  12. Cenla rallies to fight possible cutbacks at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Town Talk

    Cenla rallies to fight possible cutbacks at Fort Polk Army enters final week of public comment period on possible troop reductions at bases Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Fort Polk could lose up to 6,500 of its current ... (more)

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  13. Wedding: Matthew Connell & Lisa AndreaeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Times Herald

    The bride's uncle, the Rev. Wayne Walther of Minnesota, officiated at the ceremony.

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  14. School more proof of support for Fort Polk - Our ViewSchool more...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Town Talk

    School more proof of support for Fort Polk - Our View New $21 million school for military children underscores commitment Army has in Leesville Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: If the leaders of the U.S. Department of the Army need any more ... (more)

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  15. Soldier from Fort Polk shot in confrontation with Alexandria police officer, newspaper reportsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | NOLA.com

    A soldier was shot by an Alexandra police officer early Saturday after he brandished a gun, the Town Talk of Alexandria reports .

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  16. Soldier shot by Alexandria police officerSoldier shot by Alexandria...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Times

    Soldier shot by Alexandria police officer Fort Polk soldier shot while brandishing gun Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: A soldier from Fort Polk was shot by an Alexandria Police Department officer while brandishing a gun ... (more)

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  17. Construction begins on school near Fort PolkRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Army Times

    The American Press reports the new South Polk Elementary School will have a capacity of 1,000 students in first through fourth grades.

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  18. Fort Polk Supporters Ramp Up Letter-Writing CampaignRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | KLAX

    Area supporters of Fort Polk are ramping up their letter-writing campaign. Tuesday is community letter signing day at supermarkets and banks.

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  19. 5 AM 7News Sunrise: August 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A new Louisiana law is forcing some state constables and justices of the peace to retire and Fort Polk is still trying to get late minute support to stop the proposed troop reduction.

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  20. Construction begins on Fort Polk elementaryConstruction begins on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Town Talk

    ... out this story on thetowntalk.com: ANI South Polk Elementary La. State Sen. John Smith (left), JRTC and Fort Polk commanding general Brig. Gen. ...

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