Fort Polk Soldier Arrested for Alleged Murder of Wife Following a Lake Charles Traffic Stop with Body in Trunk
Posted on 10/22/2018 1:18:00 PM.

A Fort Polk soldier was found transporting the dead body of his wife in the trunk of a vehicle. Two people have been arrested on multiple charges after Calcasieu Parish deputies conducted a traffic stop in Lake Charles after authorities received a tip of a woman driving around with a dead body in the trunk of a vehicle. Sheriff Tony Mancuso says deputies found the body when searching the car and arrested the driver, 24-year-old Sarah Parker as well as her passenger.
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Fort Polk solider found dead at a residence on base
Posted on 4/16/2018 12:25:00 PM.

A solider died from a gunshot wound at his residence in Fort Polk last Thursday and an active investigation into his death is underway. Pvt. Jacob S. Malcolm, a Rifleman with the 10th Mountain Division, was pronounced dead Thursday night by the deputy coroner of Vernon Parish.
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Army cuts 388 from Fort Polk
Posted on 7/9/2015 12:47:00 PM.
The US Army has announced a soldier reduction of 388 at Fort Polk. It's part of a troop reduction of 40-thousand that's impacting Army bases across the country. Fort Polk Progress Chairman Michael Reese is glad the Army spared major cuts to the Vernon Parish military base.
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Army agrees to pay for destruction of M6 propellant at Camp Minden
Posted on 5/29/2015 10:33:00 AM.
The US Army agrees to pick up the tab on the burning of the 15-million pounds of M6 propellant improperly stored at Camp Minden in Webster Parish.  The Louisiana National Guard received a letter from the Department of Justice saying the Army will pay the $28 million to dispose of the materials.  
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Meeting tonight to discuss downsizing at Fort Polk
Posted on 3/3/2015 3:49:00 AM.
As the military, once again, looks to reduce the number of troops at the Fort Polk Army base, the Army is holding a meeting tonight to listen to concerns about the potential effects a troop reduction could have on the area.  Fort Polk Progress Chairman, Michael Reese, says the listening session is the final event in their evaluation process.  

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Congressman Fleming opposes Pentagon proposal to make further cuts to US Military
Posted on 2/24/2014 2:31:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Pentagon has released a proposal that would reduce forces in the United States Army to numbers not seen since before the buildup during World War II. US Representative John Fleming of Minden strongly opposes a shrinking of the nation's military. He says the country's defense has already had to brunt too much of the burden of federal cost cutting.

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