Females jump into Geronimo history

By JEAN DUBIEL

Editor’s note: In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the Guardian features a series highlighting the careers of accomplished women that work and serve at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk.

FORT POLK, La. — You can easily spot a Soldier in the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment, walking around Fort Polk. Their uniforms are generally classic olive drab or tiger-stripped. Many of the Soldiers wear beards… authorized due to their mission of being the opposing force for rotational units. But a new dynamic has been thrown into the Geronimo mix: Females.

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