Viewpoint 2/ Guardian Nov. 27, 2019 In our view Guardian staff asked Fort Polk community members, “What is your favorite hobby and why? ” 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.firstname.lastname@example.org Trading post ads: email@example.com Fort Polk Homepage home.army.mil/polk/ Advertising For advertising contact (337) 404-7242 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tiffany Trammel: "Reading comic books. It’s some- thing I never grow tired of. I love finding and col- lecting them as well." Jordan Ander- son: “I like any- thing dealing with art. It’s the best form of expres- sion.” Sgt. 1st Class Fa- heem Blount "I like playing bas- ketball so I can show the young Soldiers I still have it." Kacie Shoemak- er-Fulmer: "Paint- ing.You get to be very creative and bring out a differ- ent side of your- self." Jennifer Henry: "Reading. It let’s me escape and I can go any- where." Tatiana Rosada: "Playing soccer because I’m from Europe and that’s all we do." Sister Sydney Dille: "Playing the piano. It’s some- thing I’ve always done with my family. Music brings people to- gether." Sara Com- marasana: "I think something culi- nary. It’s interest- ing how you can mix different fla- vored things and create something unique." For advertising contact Theresa Larue il: l t f t l i .