Fort Polk Guardian 12-20-2019

Guardian Dec. 20, 2019 NewScope Spec Ops briefings U.S. Army Special Operations briefings for civil affairs and psychological opera- tions are held Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Jan, 9 at 10 a.m. The briefings are open to active duty personnel and year group 15 and 16 officers. Call (785) 215-7602 or email . Watch list The Directorate of Emergency Services Police would like to remind Fort Polk Fam- ilies spending time away from their homes during the holidays to join the housing watch list. Before leaving, first secure items (like bi- cycles) in your garage and ensure locks are working properly. Next, register residences on the DES housing watch list. To do this, simply stop by the Police Desk (bldg 2396, at Mississippi Avenue and 22nd Street) and fill out a form. DES Police will check the residence while you are gone. Please remember to inform the police upon return. Abandoned vehicles The Directorate of Emergency Services Traffic Section will release the following vehicles to a towing company for disposal on Jan. 27 if they remain unclaimed. Vehi- cles are listed with the last four numbers of their VIN number. If one of these vehicles belongs to you please contact the Fort Polk Police Traffic Section 531-1806/2677. 2008 KIA SPORTAGE 7546 2011 CHEVROLET 1500 4608 2001 KIA RIO 5378 1999 CHEVROLET 1500 5469 2002 SATURN VUE 7797 2009 VW JETTA 0049 2006 KIA OPTIMA 9904 2012 NISSIAN VERSA 8379 2006 GMC 1500 3847 2008 BMW X5 4757 2003 TOYOTA COROLLA 0139 2006 MAZDA 3 9500 2010 KAWASAKI KLR650 9760 1990 HONDA CIVIC 1536 1996 CHEVY IMPALA 0432 2001 FORD MUSTANG 1007 1999 HONDA ACCORD 3691 Briefs /3 FORT POLK, La. — The latest “Forging the Warrior Spirit” anvil was placed Dec. 17 outside of Fort Polk’s Access Control Point 1 (main gate) for everyone to see as they enter the installation. Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, commander, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, said having the anvil at the entrance to Fort Polk sends an importance message to those visiting the post. “We’ve got an anvil at the front gate now, so as you enter Fort Polk, you see the spirit of this in- stallation, which is forging the warrior spirit,” Frank said. Frank also pointed out the improvements made to roads around ACP 1 and throughout By CHUCK CANNON Command information officer Warrior spirit anvil, grand reopening held at ACP 1 Above: Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, commander, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk (left) and JRTC and Fort Polk Command Sgt. Maj. David W. Bass (right) are joined by members of the Fort Polk Directorate of Emergency Services in dedicating a “Forging the Warrior Spirit” anvil at access control point 1 (main gate) Dec. 17. Below: Col. Ryan K. Roseberry, Fort Polk garrison commander (center) is joined by Garri- son Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher M. Ausbun (second from left) and Directorate of Pub- licWorks staff in a reopening ribbon cutting ceremony at ACP1 Dec. 17. CHUCK CANNON / GUARDIAN Please see Anvil , page 6