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    Fort Polk

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  • 2014/2015 School Year- A Map to the Future

    The Vernon Parish School District and Fort Polk Progress would like to share the programs and opportunities offered to our students.  This page provides information specific to the current school year.
    The video below was presented at the Back to School Cafeteria Conversation August 11, 2014 and shares the achievements, programs and goals of the Vernon Parish School District for the 2014/2015 school year.


    After 25 years of total service, Lieutenant Colonel Ed Williams retired from the US Army in 2011. His career concluded at Fort Polk as the Chief of Staff of JRTC and Ft. Polk and the Installation Command Inspector General.  He is currently employed by Cubic Applications as an instructor at the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Leader Training Program. He is currently the Chairman for the Military Affairs Committee for the Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce a life member of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and has received numerous awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and five Meritorious Service Medals.