|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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|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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|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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|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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|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.
|United States Military, Army, John Fleming, Pentagon, Fort Polk|