Fort Polk Guardian 06-30-2017

Vol. 44, No. 26 Published for the community of Fort Polk, La. June 30, 2017 Guardian Fort Polk Inside the Guardian FreedomFest sched ..... 3 Tunisia trains ............ 5 509th CoC .................. 6 Holiday hours ............. 9 Iron chefs ................ 11 EFMP fun ................. 12 www.thefortpolkguardian.com Weekend weather Today Saturday Sunday 88 89 91 77 30% 10% 10% 74 74 Rain chance Rain chance Rain chance JEAN DUBIEL / GUARDIAN These winners and runners up competed in the 2017 Fort Polk Soldier and NCO of theYear competition held June 5-8. They are (from left) Sgt. Maiwand Arends, 3rd Battalion, 353rd Infantry Regiment, Operations Group, NCO of the Year runner up; Cpl. Steven Huffstutter, 687th Construction Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, NCO of the Year; Spc. Garret Hayes, U.S. Army Med- ical Activity, Soldier of theYear; and Pfc. Hannah Johnson, 258th Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, Soldier of the Year runner up. Johnson will advance to the Forces Com- mand Soldier of the Year competition instead of Hayes because he is a Medical Command Soldier rather than a FORSCOM Sol- dier. See story on page 6 of today’s Guardian. Fort Polk Soldiers prove mettle

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