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  1. 2 killed in fiery crash in Vernon ParishRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State police say two people died in a single-vehicle crash on West Hawthorne Road near U.S. Highway 171 in Vernon Parish. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says the driver, a 21-year-old man from Fort Polk, has been identified, but that victim's name has not been made public as Fort Polk authorities are making arrangements to notify next of kin.

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  2. Letter: Sen. Landrieu has brought jobs to La.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Advocate

    I've seen a lot of attacks on Sen. Mary Landrieu's record recently. But the attacks are designed to distract from the issue that I care about more than anything else - jobs.

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  3. Fiery Crash in Vernon Parish Kills 2Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KLAX

    State police say the 21-year-old driver, of Fort Polk, lost control of his car and hit a tree. Then the vehicle became engulfed in flames.

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  4. Casey Young.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A 23-year-old Fort Polk man has been charged with aggravated rape and sex crimes involving juveniles, authorities said. "The arrest stemmed from an investigation of sexual misconduct with a minor, which Young admitted to committing," the LPD said in a news release.

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  5. 2 killed in fiery crash in Vernon ParishRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    State police say two people died in a single-vehicle crash on West Hawthorne Road near U.S. Highway 171 in Vernon Parish. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says the driver, a 21-year-old man from Fort Polk, has been identified, but that victim's name has not been made public as Fort Polk authorities are making arrangements to notify next of kin.

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  6. Fort Polk draws most comments against cuts, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    Fort Polk Progress, a nonprofit created to advocate for the base, says Army Environmental Command got more than 111,200 comments from 30 communities nationwide -- and 34,619 were against cuts at Fort Polk. Last year, Fort Polk supporters sent more than half the 8,000 comments for 20 bases.

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  7. Fort Polk draws support against cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBRZ

    Once more, Fort Polk has drawn more support than any other base facing potential cuts. Fort Polk Progress, a nonprofit created to advocate for the base, says Army Environmental Command got more than 111,200 comments from 30 communities nationwide - and 34,619 were against cuts at Fort Polk.

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  8. Two killed in fiery crash in Vernon ParishRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... this story on thetowntalk.com: Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on West Hawthorne Road near U.S. Highway 171 in ...

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  9. Louisiana Maneuvers Reenactments continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Saturday, events continued for the first annual commemoration of the Louisiana maneuvers. Hundreds attended dressed in authentic uniform to recognize the role Louisiana played in training soldiers for World War II.

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  10. 1941 Louisiana Maneuvers CommemorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Before America could win the war, it had to learn to fight the war. Part of the education happened in Southwest Louisiana.

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  11. Fort Polk Supporters Send in Most Letters in CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KLAX

    Fort Polk is being considered for massive cuts, but not without a fight. The base could soon lose 65 hundred troops, which would be devastating to this area's economy.

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  12. Northwestern designated as 'military friendly' schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    For the fifth time, Northwestern State University has been designated as a 2015 Military FriendlyA School. The university is among the top 15 percent of U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools who allocate resources to support military students.

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  13. Joint exercises on Fort Bragg show cooperation is the future in warfightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Stars and Stripes

    Following 13 years of steady deployments to either Iraq or Afghanistan, Fort Bragg-based troops are taking new steps to ensure they're ready for the world's uncertain threats. At the home of the Army's airborne and special operations forces, exercises are more complicated than years past, with more varied units involved.

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  14. 5 AM 7News Sunrise: September 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Fort Polk draws in a large amount of letters in the fight to avoid nationwide military installation budget cuts and New York City subways are open this morning after a terror threat.

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  15. Enrollment at McNeese a changing landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    McNeese State University reported increased enrollment in several categories but a lower overall enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester. University officials credit these changes to expanding off-campus programs and tighter admissions standards.

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  16. honors three veterans in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Cherokee Nation

    Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Tribal Councilors Cara Cowan Watts and Julia Coates, U.S. Navy veteran Peggy Zuber, Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Tribal Councilor Jack Baker. TAHLEQUAH , Okla.

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  17. Retiree leads veterans groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Post-Tribune

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of our country's entry into the Vietnam War. More than 3 million men and women served and more than 58,000 didn't return home.

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  18. POW, MIA Ceremony Held Today at VARead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | KLAX

    Those who never returned are remembered today at a VA hospital service. The guest speaker for this POW-MIA ceremony is Colonel Glenn Moore, Garrison Commander at Fort Polk.

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  19. Combat Aviation Advisors attend large-scale Army exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    To help meet the rigorous, time-consuming training requirements to become a fully qualified combat aviation advisor, Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center and the 919th Special Operations Wing sent Airmen to the U.S. Army's Joint Readiness Training Center Sept.

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  20. Geospatial analysis tool built to support Army intelligence analysisRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The United States Army

    Geospatial intelligence can help commanders to gain better insight about which route to send their troops -- a more concealed longer route versus a shorter more direct route that leaves the troops exposed to enemy fire. The ability to obtain this information, analyze it and produce a report for commanders has been enhanced by the Situational Awareness Geospatially Enabled, referred to as SAGE, geospatial tool supporting the Distributed Common Ground System-Army, or DCGS-A.

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