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Knip23
09-01-2010, 08:47 PM
Hey its been a while since ive been on, is anyone around or at Ft. Polk? If so im heading there in just a bit. IM going to 10th MT 4th Brigade 272 MP Co.

Knip23
09-01-2010, 08:48 PM
O yeah sorry if your at Polk i have a couple of questions about the post.

Knip23
10-27-2010, 08:41 PM
Does anyone know if there are any Smoke Shops close to Ft. Polk?

OLS
10-28-2010, 07:54 AM
Sadly there is not a lot of anything near Ft. Polk. Now granted, I have been out of LA for many,
many years, but wow, talk about bleak back when. You'd do better with mail order, I'm afraid.
I do hope someone who isn't actually F.O.S. can help you out.

Tobacco Plus
2200 S 5th St # A, Leesville, LA 71446-5318
(337) 239-6938 --Who knows if they even have cigars--

J & M Smoke Shop
104 Jefferson Ave, Deridder, LA 70634-4028
(337) 462-2778 --Probably a better bet-- ‎

Smoke Shop
729 Macarthur Dr, Alexandria, LA
(318) 445-6558 --This oughta do ya right--

BloodSpite
10-28-2010, 08:39 AM
OLS is pretty much dead on. I was there back in 1997, so its been a while and it may have changed since then.

There was a decent BBQ joint out that way called Hickory Smokehouse out by DeRidder but that was about it. Not much of anything as I recall but then I only got off post like twice the whole time I was there.

The Internet will be your friend there!

OLS
10-28-2010, 11:12 AM
And not just sparse pickins, but the road system in "CenLa" is such that it is a struggle
just to REACH civilization, and by that of course, I mean New Orleans, lol, or Baton
Rouge. :D The interstate runs all wrong for getting around the area, and that is mostly
due, I guess, to the river and the swamps up there, and the nat forest. It's quaint,
and the people are nice, but whew boy, it's remote.

Knip23
12-04-2010, 01:11 PM
Well I made it to Ft. Polk and so far not so good but I should have a house on monday. My phone internet does not work here sadly so I will be switching to at&t so I will have the internet again. Sorry for not posting or anything Tabb (leaseingthisspace) is posting for me. And letting me know what is going on. So if anything pops up tabb will txt me and let me know. And ill tell him what to post. Thanks all. And thank you tabb. Any questions or you need to talk to me you can txt me tabb has my number.

Knip.

kelmac07
12-04-2010, 01:14 PM
Went TDY to Polk three times before I retired...YUCK!!! :td

Partagaspete
12-04-2010, 01:59 PM
I spent about a year there one week during a JRTC Exercise years ago...It sucked soo good.

imthegoal
12-05-2010, 12:49 PM
I did one rotation to JRTC back in the late 90s there. My brother is stationed at Polk now but he is currently deployed to Afghanistan also.