Fort Polk Guardian 06-21-2019

Viewpoint 2/ Guardian June 21, 2019 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 Jean Dubiel Angie Thorne Staff writers Editorial Offices Building 4919, Magnolia Street Fort Polk, LA 71459-5060 Voice (337) 531-4033 Fax (337) 531-1401 Email: Kimberly.Reischling@us.army.mil Trading post ads: tradingpostads@yahoo.com Fort Polk Homepage http://www.jrtc-polk.army.mil Advertising For advertising contact (337) 404-7242 Email: sales@thefortpolkguardian.com In our view Guardian staff asked Fort Polk Soldiers,“If you could trade lives with anyone for a day, who would it be and why? ” Here are their responses: Tristan Cold- well: "President Donald J.Trump. I think it would be interesting to see behind the scenes. He is the ultimate leader and has a lot of power. I’m just curious." Eric Crimi: "Bill Gates (computer wiz/ business- man). It would be nice having all of that money at my finger tips." Jonathan Bena- vides: “Floyd Mayweather (boxer). First, I would love to have his boxing moves, but he also has money and goes to a lot of different places. Carlos Hohimer: “I wouldn’t want to be any- one but me. I think God put me here and I like what I do at Fort Polk. Pvt. Luke Hafey: "My wife. I just want to see how bad I really am." Sgt. Frances Brum- baugh: "Jennifer Doudna (genome — DNA — engi- neer). I would like to have her knowledge and un- derstand how she thinks." Staff Sgt. Taryn Chisolm: "My children. They have it good. Being a military kid can be tough, but I try to make it an adventure. I think they are a little spoiled." Spc. Tyrus Glover: "Samuel L. Jackson (ac- tor). He is a funny guy. I’d like to know more about him and his money does- n’t hurt." For advertising contact Theresa Larue E ail: sales thefortpolkguardian.co

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