Fort Polk

Fort Campbell 101st Airborne Division Patch, wikimedia commons

Update: the 101st has released the name of the solider killed during a live-fire training exercise Tuesday. 

In Louisiana, the military has created a mini-Afghanistan. Except this one has crocs and Cajuns. 

NPR reports the central Louisiana facility is used to train soldiers how to train soldiers as the US lets Afghan troops take the lead. 

The region saw a great deal of storm damage, and there’s more on the way.