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    Suggested Social Media Posts Concerning March 3, 2015 Listening Session

     

    Post 1: How will you participate in the Listening Session?

    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 First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville.

     

    If you have specific plans for how you or your group would like to participate and would like to share them with Fort Polk Progress, please email tammy@fortpolkprogress.com
     

     
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    Post  2: Learn about Fort Polk Progress and how your group can help save Fort Polk

    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 First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville.

     

    Click http://www.fortpolkprogress.com/pages/GuestSpeakerRequest 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.
     

     Learn about Fort Polk Progress and the Listening Session
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    Post 3:  Spread the Word about the March 3 Listening Session

    Please share! 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 First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville. Click here to find out how you can make an impact!

    http://www.fortpolkprogress.com/pages/2015ListeningSession/
     

     Spread the word on supporting Fort Polk
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    Post 4: Make a Video to Support Fort Polk!

    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 First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville.

     

    Fort Polk Progress isconsidering 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. Visit http://www.fortpolkprogress.com/pages/2015ListeningSession/ for tips on how to make a video and how to send it.
     

     Submit video on how you support Fort Polk
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    Post 5: Line the Streets to Show Your Support of Fort Polk!

    We’re calling on civic organizations, businesses, schools and school groups, churches and any other group to be ready to line the streets March 3 in support of maintaining troop strength at Fort Polk. 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 First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville. We advise that groups begin congregating on the route as early as 5 p.m. Let us know you’ll line the streets:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094aa5ab2baaf58-line.
     

    Line the Streets for the Listening Session

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    Post 6: Attend the March 3 Listening Session!

    We invite you to bring your friends, coworkers and family to fill the church at the upcoming March 3 listening session! Army officials will be on hand to hear comments concerning a possible 6,500 troop reduction at Fort Polk as the Army shrinks its force from 490,000 soldiers to 420,000. The listening session will begin at 6 p.m. at the First United Pentecostal Church at 101 Nolan Trace, Leesville. Let us know you’ll attend:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a4ab2ca0f94-march.


     Attend the Listening Session

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    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.