New Louisiana law aims to improve treatment of at-risk youth

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will allow for the proactive treatment of youth—termed “crossover youth”—who are involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

4th BCT medics learn to treat point of entry wounds

Medics can mean the difference between life and death on the battlefield. That’s why training is important to successful battle survival.

Compact unit, extensive mission - Fort Polk's 383rd 'Assassins' deploy

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

U.S. Sec. of Defense office announces deployment of Fort Polk brigade team

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.

Louisiana’s 11th Annual Environmental Awareness Student Art and Language Arts contest winners announced

State winners have been announced for the 11th Annual Environmental Awareness Student Art and Language Arts Contest.

LSU advanced to College World Series; first time since 2009

LSU beat Oklahoma on Saturday and will now go on to the College World Series. The final score was 11-1. They led the game the entire time.

Hunting Heritage Program needs mentors for the 2013-14 hunting season

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is seeking hunting mentors for its Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program (LHHP) for the 2013-14 hunting season.

Law created to improve early childhood education in Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will improve early childhood education in Louisiana by aligning the licensing of daycare centers throughout the state with Act 3.

DOD identifies Fort Pok unit for upcoming Afghanistan rotation

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.

MLB Draft update

The LSU baseball team is preparing for their Super Regional match up with Oklahoma. But they’re also keeping an eye on the MLB draft. The two worlds collide this week as several Tigers are expecting to get selected.