Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
5th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
In honor of the soldiers and families of the 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) for their dedicated service and support to Fort Polk, Louisiana
21 September 1975 to 21 November 1992
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is September 21, 1975.
Location. 31° 2.918′ N, 93° 12.777′ W. Marker is in Fort Polk, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker can be reached from Louisiana Avenue east of Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located at the Fort Polk Warrior Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Polk LA 71459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Global War on Terrorism Monument (here, next to this marker); 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Fort Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Polk Heritage Families Peason Ridge Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seventh Armored Division (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Polk.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.