"Fort Polk is vital to the area. We hope to unite
the installation and the surrounding communities
to care for its soldiers and their families. It's our
-Michael Reese, Fort Polk Progress President
Welcome to Fort Polk Progress, a regional organization focused on coordinating the efforts of the local communities, the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Congressional delegation on supporting the Army, the mission at Fort Polk, and the quality of life for soldiers and families stationed in Louisiana.
Currently, Fort Polk Progress is leading the Education Initiative, which is an effort led by Fort Polk Progress, in partnership with JRTC and Fort Polk, area schools and stakeholders. Its goal is to ensure students receive a quality education in our communities—which serve a large population of military families—giving them tools and resources for academic excellence and success.