Fort Polk Guardian 02-23-2018

Vol. 45, No. 8 Published for the community of Fort Polk, La. Feb. 23, 2018 Guardian Fort Polk Inside the Guardian Change of command ... 3 Army news ................ 4 Top doc ..................... 6 Kissing disease ........... 7 FPSC scholarship ........ 8 Kids’ gymnastics ....... 10 www.jrtc-polk.army.mil Weekend weather Today Saturday Sunday 79 77 62 67 50% 90% 80% 53 49 Rain chance Rain chance Rain chance February is Black History Month USPTO MILITARY ASSOCIATION This is the cover art used for the pro- grams for the Joint ReadinessTraining Center and Fort Polk Black History Month Observance at the 1st Maneuver En- hancement Brigade Gym Feb. 22.The event was hosted by the 46th Engineer Battalion and featured poetry, education- al readings and guest speaker Rev. Dr. Derrick D. Johnson (below), a veteran of both the United States Army and Marine Corps, currently serving at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Leesville and working at the Directorate of Emer- gency Services at Fort Polk. See page 5 of today’s Guardian for more photos of the event. JEAN DUBIEL / GUARDIAN

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