Fort Polk Guardian 08-09-2019

Viewpoint 2 / Guardian Aug. 9, 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: Trading post ads: Fort Polk Homepage Advertising For advertising contact (337) 404-7242 Email: In our view Guardian staff asked Fort Polk community members, “What is the best compliment you have ever received?” Here are their responses: Ernest McClinton: "You have a good heart.” Sgt. Alicia King: "My kids told me I was the best mom.” Julie Davis: "You have such a great energy and atti- tude.” Chris Richardson: "One of the best compliments I’ve ever received was when my wife said ‘yes.’ It’s been 11 years and count- ing.” Spc. Natalie Cam- po: "You are a lot smarter than you perceive yourself to be.” Kevin Lusk: "I think a simple pat on the back for a job well done.” Spc. Joshua Gearhart: “A few of my friends have told me that I’m a great friend to talk to.” Pvt. Mark Dominy: "That’s the best Bar- B-Q I’ve ever had.” For advertising contact Theresa Larue ( ) E ail: sales