Location fort polk is located in vernon parish in west-central louisiana, better known as “the crossroads” louisiana has parishes, whereas, other states have counties. Armymil named for confederate civil war general leonidas polk, the fort originally was a base for the louisiana maneuvers in the 1940s it housed german prisoners of war during world war ii, and was a basic training post during the vietnam war.
Fort polk is a united states army installation located in vernon parish, approximately ten miles east of leesville, louisiana, and thirty miles north of deridder in beauregard parish, louisiana it was named in honor of the right reverend leonidas polk, the first episcopal bishop of the diocese of.
Up for sale is an united states army training fort polk louisiana company d first battalion yearbook from 1965 overall good condition but does have some wear from age. Hq company welcome to the headquarters and headquarters company for the bayne-jones army community hospital located at fort polk, la family readiness group (frg.
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Camp polk was officially completed august 1, 1941 soldiers of the world war ii and vietnam eras would scarcely recognize the new fort polk most of the old wooden buildings have been replaced.