• "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

    responsibility."

    -Michael Reese, Fort Polk Progress President

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  • Photo Galleries


  • Vietnam veterans "welcomed home"at Fort Polk

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk hosted a special "welcome home" ceremony for Vietnam veterans during a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 8 at Polk Airfield 

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  • Vernon Parish schools host Veterans Day programs

    Students at Vernon Parish schools participated in Veterans Day programs in November to honor veterans for their service to the country. 

    Photos by Rick Smith, VPSB

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  • Parkway Elementary Family Fall Festival

    Parkway Elementary School hosted a Family Fall Festival in Nov. 1 to promote a love of reading to students and their families.

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  • Camp Discovery 2018

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         Pickering Elementary School turned into "The Great Pioneer Town" for Camp Discovery June 4-8. Approximately 60 Vernon Parish students in grades 1-8 completed different Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational activities centered around the story of a pioneer family.

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