Fort Polk - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 Fort Polk 3rd Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division

Fort Polk
- Small business contracting assistance and base procurement information. Base operating support requirements and new business opportunities. Subcontracting opportunities with prime government contractors supporting operations and activities at Ft Polk. Information about the types of products, equipment, materials, and services procured to support this Army installation. Helpful points of contact and assistance with doing business at Fort Polk. 


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Fort Polk is home to the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC).  This Army installation is host to a number of military units to include: the 3rd Brigade Combat Team (3rd BCT), the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), the 5th Aviation Battalion, the 115th Corps Support Hospital (CSH), and the Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital

Fort Polk is a huge military installation with over 198,000 acres.  This includes 100,000 acres of land owned and maintained directly by the U.S. Army. The remaining 98,000 acres are owned and maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.

There are approximately 10,900 military personnel assigned to Fort Polk. Fort Polk both trains and deploys combat Army units. There are also about 4,500 government contractors working at this Army installation. The annual economic impact of Fort Polk is estimated at $1.5 billion. 

Fort Polk Map Louisiana

Fort Polk (U.S. Army) is
located in west central Louisiana.

Military Units and Defense Organizations at Ft Polk    

  • Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) Operations Group
  • Headquarters, US Army Garrison, Fort Polk
  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team (3rd BCT) 10th Mountain Division
    • Brigade Headquarters & Headquarters Company 
    • 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment 
    • 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment 
    • 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment 
    • 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment 
    • 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment 
    • 317th Brigade Engineer Battalion 
    • 710th Brigade Support Battalion
  • 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB)
  • 46th Engineer Battalion
  • 519th Military Police Battalion
  • 115th Corps Support Hospital (CSH)
  • Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital
  • 162nd Infantry Brigade 
  • 5th Aviation Battalion

Fort Polk - official website:      

Fort Polk - base operator:  (350) 531-2911  

Small Business Opportunities and Set-Aside Contracts at Fort Polk:

In an average year, Fort Polk contracts with private industry for about $441 million for services and construction. In addition, another $48 million is spent for the procurement of supplies and equipment each year. These government contracts and procurements include nearly $100 million in direct micro purchases and small business "set-aside contracts". 

Additional Resources for Small Businesses:  

Fort Polk Contracting Office:
     Mission Installation Contracting Command (MICC ICO-Fort Polk)
     Installation Contracting Office
     P.O. Drawer 3918
     Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459-5000
     Telephone:  (337) 531-7821  /  (337) 531-8607  /  (337) 531-2241  

What types of products and services are procured by Fort Polk? 
We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are routinely
procured commercially (or contracted for) by this defense installation and other military
bases and DoD organizations.  
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