Get prepared for employment July 25 with these workshops. Hiring event is Thursday, July 26 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center, 8314 Alabama Avenue. There will be employers there making on-the-spot job offers.
Deputies Making a Difference from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department along with 10 fourth and fifth grade students from Monroe, Louisiana participated in a public affairs community relations tour of Fort Polk today. Contact 337-531-6134 or 337-208-3334 for more information!!
Military Appreciation Parade & Welcome Home Troops. Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m., historic downtown Leesville. More than 600 Fort Polk Soldiers and selected vehicles participate in parade. Please show your support and cheer for our Soldiers.
Hosted by the Military Affairs Committee of the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce.
Department of the Army Civilian employees from across the installation participated in the Sparking Innovation and Creativity workshop today. Training is offered through the Directorate of Human Resources workforce development program and is designed to enhance an employee’s professional development. Call 337-531-1102 for more information about training opportunities.
A little bit off the beaten path in more ways than one, but interesting.....
Vietnam Veterans and members of the Air Defense Artillery Association along with their spouses participated in a PAO community relations tour today. These veterans are from across the nation and many of them trained at Tigerland in preparation for their deployment to Vietnam. If you are a member of an organization interested in a tour of Fort Polk contact 337-531-6134 or 337-208-3334!
July 13-14: Red River Balloon Festival. Louisiana State University, Shreveport. Tethered hot air balloon rides, food, craft vendors, balloon glow, live music, Kids Fun Zone, and fireworks to cap off the evening.
Don't forget your pets during hot weather
Free office supplies
Free office supplies are available to Fort Polk employees, contractors and Family Readiness Group leaders in the Office Supply Restore locations in Bay No. 2 at the Fort Polk Recycling Center at the corner of Georgia and Maine avenues. For more information call (337) 531-1105/
July 14: Powerlifting competition, 9:30 a.m. Home of Heroes Functional Fitness Center. This is an intramural co-ed competition. Lifters may register prior to the event at the Intramural Sports Office or at the Home of Heroes Functional Fitness Center. Intramural Sports events are open to all authorized MWR users. For more information call the Intramural Sports Office at 531-2056.
Garrison employees have closed one lane of traffic on Alabama Avenue near the intersection of 16th Street for emergency repairs. Officials expect the repairs to be complete by July 13. Warning signs and barrels with lights will provide drivers advance notice of the upcoming lane closure. Commuters are encouraged to avoid this area during the time repairs are being done.
July 7: Spare Time Lounge presents The World Cup. Events begin at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.; playoffs are July 14 at 9 a.m. and finals are July 15 at 10 a.m. Menu: Pizza, wings, and Bloody Marys. Door prizes will be awarded, with a chance to win with every purchase. Prizes include 2018 World Cup memorabilia, and grand prize is a 60" TV. For more information call 531-6273.