By Kathy Ports, Public Affairs, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital
The federally mandated furlough is in effect from July 8 to September 30 at all military treatment facilities. The majority of Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital civilian staff will observe the furlough on Fridays.
By Luke Bolar, Office for U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.)
U.S. Senator David Vitter and Congressman John Fleming, M.D., released the following statement about the U.S. Army’s announcement that force restructuring will result in a minimal force reduction at Fort Polk:
By Kim Reischling, U.S. Army JRTC at Fort Polk Public Affairs Office
The Army announced today its force structure and stationing decisions associated with the active component end-strength reduction of 80,000 Soldiers to 490,000 -- a 14 percent reduction across the force -- by 2017.
Family, friends, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk leaders and the 41st Transportation Company, 88th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade gathered at 1st MEB Field to bid farewell to the 383rd Modular Movement
By U.S. Army 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs
The Department of Defense announced June 7 that Fort Polk's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division is deploying as part of the upcoming summer rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense today identified a major unit to deploy as part of the upcoming summer rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled rotation involves one infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) with roughly 1,230 personnel.
By U.S. Army JRTC at Fort Polk Public Affairs Office
During a military training exercise on Sunday, May 19, 2013, a small Army Aerostat Blimp broke free from its tether on the Peason Ridge area and began drifting in a westward direction from Fort Polk at an altitude of about 2,000