Fort Polk Guardian 09-08-2017

Vol. 44, No. 36 Published for the community of Fort Polk, La. Sept. 8, 2017 Guardian Fort Polk Inside the Guardian Town hall .................. 3 Skeeter watch .......... 11 Stay ready ............... 12 On guard ................. 14 Old home tour ......... 17 Sugary sweet fest ...... 18 www.thefortpolkguardian.com Weekend weather Today Saturday Sunday 81 83 83 60 50% 70% 60% 62 60 Rain chance Rain chance Rain chance Soldiers with the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army Na- tional Guard assist a woman they rescued from her flooded home in Vidor, Texas, Sept. 1, following Hurricane Harvey's dev- astating impact. From there she was taken on a bus provided by Fort Polk to the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, which was transformed into a shelter for Texas and Louisiana flood zone evacuees. See pages 5 and 6 of today's Guardian for a story and more photos. Soldiers provide humanitarian help after Harvey JEAN DUBIEL / GUARDIAN

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