Fort Polk Guardian 03-03-2017

Vol. 44, No. 9 Published for the community of Fort Polk, La. March 3, 2017 Guardian Fort Polk Inside the Guardian SHARP training .......... 3 Women’s histor y ........ 8 Top spellers ............. 10 BHM celebration ....... 11 Victory Belles sing .... 13 NPE Mardi Gras ........ 14 During the "zero day" physical challenge to clinch a spot for an Air Assault course being offered at Fort Polk, these candidates hold a canteen over their heads as they travers a log obstacle at the installation obstacle course on Georgia Avenue Feb. 24. A mobile training team from the Light Fighter School at Fort Drum, New York, the school that operates and manages the course, travelled to Fort Polk to take advantage of Louisiana's warmer winter climate while offering Fort Polk units a chance to let their Soldiers try out for a slot. See pages 6-7 of today’s Guardian for full story and more photos. Weekend weather Today Saturday Sunday 68 66 70 44 0% 40% 30% 53 61 Rain chance Rain chance Rain chance JEAN DUBIEL/ GUARDIAN Stepping high for air assault tab