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  1. Former Fort Polk soldier gets plate that saves his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times

    A former Fort Polk soldier brought one heck of a souvenir home from Afghanistan.

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  2. Suit filed against New Llano for pit bull banRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    LAKE CHARLES -- A New Llano couple filed suit against the town in federal court Wednesday, claiming the town's ban on pit bulls and pit-bull-like breeds violates dog owners' equal protection, property and due process rights.

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  3. More Read the original story

    Friday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Several local officials will participate in the 11th annual McLeod Lecture Series, set for April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre at McNeese State University.

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  4. Naples soldier returns home to a heroes homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.,- It was a homecoming fit for a hero, Captain Lori Gulley stepped off her airplane at Southwest Florida International Airport today, and was greeted by a community who support her mission.

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  5. Rose and Bergman win 2014 Best Ranger CompetitionRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The team of 2nd Lt. Michael Rose and 2nd Lt. John Bergman won the 31st annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition Sunday at Fort Benning.

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  6. Vitter gets assurance on Fort Polk hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ALEXANDRIA, La. U.S. Sen. David Vitter today followed up on a meeting he had with General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, and spoke with Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho, Army Surgeon General, and Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command regarding Bayne Jones Hospital at Fort Polk.The Army was considering downgrading the hospital to a ... (more)

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  7. Life after deployment: Strong Bonds program builds resiliency in returning soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Town Talk

    Single soldiers return from a deployment can sometimes find it hard readjusting back to barracks life on the base.

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  8. Making soldiers: Making killers of regular guysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Examiner.com

    During the Vietnam War era, many of my friends were drafted into combat. They went away for training duty, came home for a brief visit to say goodbye to their families, then off they went.

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  9. LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Louisiana Sportsman

    The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved both the 2014-16 hunting season dates and the 2014-15 general and Wildlife Management Area rules and regulations, including some modifications to deer area boundaries, according to a press release.

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  10. St. Peters friend of Fort Hood shooter weighs in on tragedyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | KPLR-11

    A St. Peters man is still stunned days after learning his friend and fellow soldier, Ivan Lopez, is being blamed for a deadly shooting at Fort Hood.

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  11. Welcome Home The Patriots of The 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | KLAX

    LEESVILLE, La.-The Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee invites the general public to join them in celebrating the return of the Patriots of the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division from their recent nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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  12. Pattern your shotgun for turkey-hunting successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Louisiana Sportsman

    So thinking about you guys who get all heated up over feathers in the spring, I thought I would write about patterning - and cleaning your guns.

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  13. Vernon Parish seeks to take schools from 'good to great'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Town Talk

    Cooperation of Vernon Parish school officials and Fort Polk has led to educational successes in the parish, and officials at an education symposium said the school system can build on the momentum to reach further heights.

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  14. Young at Heart: Betty Storer MountRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The smell of homemade cookies fills 89-year-old Betty Mount's kitchen in Lake Charles.

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  15. From the Past: March 28Read the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Town Talk

    March 28, 1954 Atomic testing: Sfc. Jerry J. Ducote, Cpl. L.W. Wilson, Sgt. Jeff Bass, and Pvt.

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  16. Challenges of public land turkey hunting featured tonight on Sportsman TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Hunting turkeys on public land in Louisiana is a challenge, and that was evident in tonight's episode of Sportsman TV.

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  17. La. Military Advisory Council visits JRTC, Fort PolkRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Town Talk

    Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council spent Wednesday getting a first-hand look at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units preparing for deployment to hotspots around the world.

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  18. State Military Advisory Council visits JRTC, Fort PolkRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Times

    Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council, including several from the Shreveport area, got a first-hand look recently at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units preparing for deployment to hotspots around the world.

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  19. Education Symposium set for Thursday at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | The Town Talk

    The public is invited to an Education Symposium at Fort Polk on Thursday, including a "Parent University."

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  20. Welcome Home Celebration set for Friday in Leesville to honor soldiersRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | The Town Talk

    The public is invited to attend to show support for the soldiers. The event will also feature food, music, giveaways, prize drawings and children's activities.

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