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1st Engineer Brigade changes commanders

 
By Mike Bowers
Managing editor
michael.bowers4.civ@mail.mil

An Army Green to Gold Program recipient took command of Fort Leonard Wood’s 1st Engineer Brigade during a change-of-command ceremony Friday on Gammon Field.

Col. Martin Snider, who began his Army career as an enlisted helicopter mechanic in Germany, assumed command from Col. Heather Warden.

“Having the privilege to lead the 1st Engineer Brigade team has no doubt been the highlight of my…     Read More...

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Traveling on ‘auto potty’ requires high-tech skills

By Lisa Smith Molinari
Special to GUIDON

With gas prices at an 11-year low, people are packing up and heading out for a busy summer travel season. But the highways, bus stations and airports aren’t the only places that will see a lot…     Read More...

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Civil War returning to Waynesville

 

Reenactors to stage battles, demos during Old Settlers Day

By Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

The 36th annual Old Settlers Day will have plenty of live music, food and fun that festival-goers have come to expect, but will place a new emphasis on the area’s Civil War history.

Events are scheduled July 30 and 31 at Waynesville City Park, including demonstrations by more than 100 Civil War reenactors who will set…     Read More...