Fort Polk & Military News

Fort Polk to host 39th annual Retiree Appreciation Day

 A host of activities are planned as hundreds of military retirees from throughout Louisiana and southeast Texas descend on Fort Polk for the post’s 39th Annual Retiree Appreciation Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25.

Training, real world same for Fort Polk’s 115th CSH

When Fort Polk’s 115th Combat Support Hospital headed to the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Forward Operating Base Forge to support the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division’s rotation Sept.

U.S. Coast Guard helps sea turtles swim free in Gulf of Mexico

Members of U.S. Coast Guard Station Gulfport and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies transported rehabilitated sea turtles to a safe location in the Gulf of Mexico, on October 1, 2014.

SERE Specialist facilitates training for Air Force, Army

You’re at work going about your usual business –– as a Soldier, that may mean going on patrol with your squad or heading to a nearby depot for a resupply –– when suddenly, you find yourself separated from your grou

Enjoy Little Big Town, Tyler Bryant, fireworks, food on Fourth at Fort Polk

Do you have plans for the Fourth of July?

Land purchase program offers assistance, support to landowners

This is the second in a series of articles to be published by Fort Polk’s Public Affairs Office to keep the community informed about the Land Purchase Program at Fort Polk.

Vitter secures key provisions for Louisiana in defense authorization

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that he was able secure key provisions for Louisiana in the Defense Department’s funding bill, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015, which has passed the U.S.

Saturday is Armed Forces Day

Saturday, Americans will pay respect and gratitude to all military members and their families on Armed Forces Day.

Brig. Gen. Hickman addresses public in letter about Fort Polk's land purchase program

The following is a letter to the editor of the Fort Polk Guardian from Brig. Gen. William Hickman, commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk..

Land purchase program at Fort Polk raises concerns

This is the first in a series of articles to be published by Fort Polk’s Public Affairs Office to keep the community informed about the Land Acquisition Program at Fort Polk.