Fort Polk Guardian 02-21-2020

Viewpoint 2/ Guardian Feb. 21, 2020 In our view Guardian staff asked the Fort Polk community, “What is the last thing you watched on television and why did you choose to watch it?” Here are their responses: The Guardian , a civilian enter- prise newspaper, is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. Army. Contents of the Guardian are not necessarily official views of, or en- dorsed by, the U.S. Government, De- partment of Defense, Department of the Army or Fort Polk. The Guardian is published weekly by the Public Affairs Office, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. Printed circulation is 13,000. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage with- out regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or any other nonmerit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed violation of this policy of equal opportunity by an ad- vertiser will result in the refusal to print advertising from that source. All editorial content of the Guardian is prepared, edited, pro- vided and approved by the Public Af- fairs Office, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. The Guardian is printed by the Natchitoches Times , a private firm in no way connected with the Depart- ment of the Army, under exclusive written contract with Fort Polk. The civilian printer is responsible for com- mercial advertising. The appearance of advertising in this publication, including inserts and supplements, does not constitute en- dorsement by the Department of the Army or the Natchitoches Times of the products or services advertised. Guardian Editorial Staff Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk commanding general Col. Ryan K. Roseberry Garrison commander Kim Reischling Public affairs officer Chuck Cannon Command information officer Angie Thorne T.C. Bradford Keith Houin Staff writers Editorial Offices Building 4919, Magnolia Street Fort Polk, LA 71459-5060 Voice (337) 531-4033 Fax (337) 531-1401 Email: Kimberly.K.Reischling.civ@mail.mil Trading post ads: tradingpostads@yahoo.com Fort Polk Homepage home.army.mil/polk/ Advertising For advertising contact (337) 404-7242 Email: sales@thefortpolkguardian.com Jose Mora: "I watched the movie Arctic be- cause it was about overcoming the odds.” Kimberly Altami- rano: “The Bates Motel. I had seen everything else and this series looked interesting. I like it. I’m on season two.” Louis Duenes: "I watched Forensic Files because my wife had it on. I enjoy watching the science of how they figure out crimes in real cas- es.” Pfc. Amaya Muldrow: "AJ and the Queen. It’s a show about a young boy trying to find his identity in the drag queen community. I like it because it’s a positive show about being your- self, no matter what that is." Sophie Rivers- Heimbecher: "My husband and I are binge watching The Crown, a tel- evision series that takes place in England. I thought it was cool because my dad is from Eng- land.” Spc. Michael Kirk: "I watched The Last Kingdom, a show about Vikings.They (Vikings) have al- ways been inter- esting to me." Pvt. Christian Taylor "I watched The Flash. He is my favorite super- hero character, but I like that the show is also about love, loyalty and hope. ” Lea Johnson: "My daughter Estelle, 8, wasn’t feeling well, so we watched Sugar Rush together be- cause the Disney channel wasn’t working. But we love to watch bak- ing shows any- way." i i For advertising contact Theresa Larue ( ) il: l t f rt l r i .

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