FORT LEONARD WOOD

2018 Best Sapper Competition opens at Fort Leonard Wood

Story by Marti Yoshida on 04/15/2018 The 12th annual Best Sapper Competition kicked off Sunday with opening ceremonies held at Training Area 160, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The first order was to introduce the new name of the competition as the Lieutenant General Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition. "General
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The Making of the Best Sapper Competition

Story by Marti Yoshida on 04/12/2018 The 12th annual Best Sapper Competition returns to Fort Leonard Wood Monday through Wednesday, with the next Best Sapper Team being named at 7:30 a.m. April 19 on Gammon Field. As a signature event to Engineer Regimental Week, the competition is designed to take
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Open-Door Policy

ARL implements a new business model to pursue collaboration with academia and industry in a 21st century research culture. by Ms. Wendy Leonard The U.S. Army of 2040 and beyond will operate in rapidly changing domains with unparalleled complexity. Army leadership has long recognized the need to invest in science
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West Monroe resident joins La. Guard's chaplain corps

Story by SGT Noshoba Davis on 04/12/2018 PINEVILLE, La. West Monroe resident 2nd Lt. Jimmy Snow was commissioned in the Louisiana National Guard at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, March 3 at 38 years old. Snow served in the Air Force Reserves as a mental health technician from 2000 2006 at
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CID seeks qualified Officers to join Warrant Officer ranks

Story by Jeffrey Castro on 04/10/2018 The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking first lieutenants and captains, from all military occupational specialties, interested in becoming CID Special Agents to submit applications to transition to a CID Special Agent warrant officer, MOS 311A. MILPER Message Number 18-054, Officer Application Requirement
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Sappers conduct mini-best sapper competition

Story by SSG Elizabeth Tarr on 04/08/2018 Two sapper teams assigned to 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, and one sapper team assigned to 41st Clearance Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, III Corps, ruck marched more than 19 miles in under 12 hour
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Summit Soldiers earn German Schtzenschnur in Afghanistan

Story by MSG Felix Figueroa on 04/05/2018 One hundred five service members participated in the German Schtzenschnur marksmanship qualification at Camp Morehead, near Kabul, Afghanistan, Mar. 30, 2018. Summit Soldiers of 1-87th IN, 10th MTN DIV were among the candidates vying for the German qualification. Seventy of the participants earned
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Constructing Friendships: Makin Island Sailors Take Pride in Community Service

On a chilly overcast Tuesday morning, power tools buzzed and hammers echoed while Sailors labored in a small residential neighborhood. Clouds of sawdust and drywall powder rolled through the sky while Habitat for Humanity Construction Superintendent Leonard Keefer delegated the assignments for each Sailor who had come from USS Maki
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Academics prepares 20th CBRNE Soldiers for the NTNF GCTF mission

Story by MAJ Troy Frey on 03/29/2018 ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command and various government agencies came together at Aberdeen Proving Ground to train for the National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) Ground Collection Task Force (GCTF) mission during the first
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GLWACH can help with bladder control problems

Story by John Brooks on 03/27/2018 FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. One in four U.S. women aged 30-59 experience bladder control problems according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Known as urinary incontinence, this prevalent problem also troubles 35 percent of women over age 65. "It'
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Soldiers refresh knowledge of military casualty affairs

VIRGIN ISLANDSPersonnel with the Virgin Islands National Guard participated in training that would enable them to assist family members in the event that their loved one dies while on an active duty status. VING members learned about or refreshed their training on being a Casualty Notification Officer or a Casualty
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