Vitter addresses Army officials about Fort Polk

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (Source: File photo)
U.S. Sen. David Vitter (Source: File photo)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KPLC) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R.-La., on Tuesday raised questions concerning the Department of the Army's review of Brigade Combat Teams, including those stationed at Fort Polk.

Vitter made his comments during the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

He questioned John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, about keeping their decision-making process open.

Fort Polk Progress, a Fort Polk lobbying group, is in Washington, D.C., this week, speaking to Army officials about the installation and its significance to the area.

Vitter is a member of the Armed Services Committee.

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