FORT POLK, La. — Fort Polk residents and visitors need to keep an especially attentive eye on the installation’s roadways during the rest of March and April as the Directorate of Public Works has several restriping projects slated. The list of intersections affected and tentative schedule includes:
• March 25-26, intersection of Mississippi at Bellrichard and Louisiana at Magnolia avenues.
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. — Stacey Delgado knows from personal experience how difficult it can be for military spouses to find a job and get their careers started.
FORT POLK, La. — Jamie Kennedy, best known for his roles in such movies as “Dead Poets Society” and the “Scream” franchise, headlines the Army Entertainment Comedy Show slated for March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Fort Polk’s Showboat Theatre.
Joining Kennedy are special guests Jay Phillips and Benji Brown.
Kennedy’s IMDb biography states the actor/producer/director/ comedian was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on May 25, 1970.
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair comes to Lake Charles, Louisiana March 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Hall, 900 Lakeshore Dr.
The event is for military veterans, active-duty military, Guard and Reserve members and military spouses.
FORT POLK, La. — Listening to tunes on the radio or other personal technology driven devices is great, but there’s nothing like a live performance. That is especially true when the performance in question is a trio of pretty girls serenading Soldiers.
The Victory Belles, a group of singers representing the World War II Museum in New Orleans, brought a blast from the past to Fort Polk’s Main Post Exchange’s Food Court Feb. 23 as they showcased songs made popular in the 1940s and with a patriotic theme to a lunch time crowd of Soldiers, contractors and Family Members.
FORT POLK, La. — Fort Polk Soldiers and community members gathered at the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Gym Feb. 23 for a Black History Month Observance hosted by the 115th Combat Support Hospital.
The celebration was themed after the Booker T. Washington quote, “Success always leaves footprints.” Throughout the event, Soldiers read biographies of prominent African American historical figures.
Reginald Rubin kicked off the event with the National Anthem, followed by Yvonne Manning Smith singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” also known as the Black National Anthem. Staff Sgt. Lisa Washington, 115th CSH, also recited Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise.”