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Help spread the word in the Lake Charles area!
Army officials will be on hand March 3 to hear comments concerning a possible 6,500 troop reduction at Fort Polk as the Army reduces its force from 490,000 soldiers to 420,000. The listening session will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center, 2nd Floor Contraband Room - 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
We've made getting the word out easy!
Please download the flyer and digital signs to help us spread the word.
Click HERE for flyer Click HERE for Large Digital Sign Click HERE for Small Digital Sign
* After clicking the link, move mouse to the bottom of the image and you will be provided an icon on the right to download file.
Send us a Video
Fort Polk Progress is considering how best to create a video segment of public comments to be shown at the listening session. You are welcome to send your 1-2 minute video commentary to us for inclusion. Click here for tips on how to make a video and how to send it.
Do you need more information about Fort Polk Progress, our mission and how your group can help?
Click here to schedule a Fort Polk Progress board member to educate your group on the importance of the listening session and how you can be involved in the listening session
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.