Post Soldier awarded Purple Heart for combat injuries

Story and photo by Marti Yoshida
 Assistant editor

 A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier became the recipient of one of the nation’s oldest combat medals Friday.

 Sgt. Alan Ware was presented with the Purple Heart award, during a ceremony at the 787th Military Police Battalion headquarters.

 In 2012, Ware, then a heavy equipment operator, was assigned to the 887th Engineer Support Company, 578th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, for a…     Read More...


Not In My Squad: Fort Leonard Wood Soldier of the Year perspective

By Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward
 Special to GUIDON

 Service members, leaders, civilians,  Families and teammates:  Below is a perspective from Fort Leonard Wood’s Soldier of the Year, Spc. Elliot Whitehead, concerning Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey’s initiative to empower young…     Read More...


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HHC, 1st Engr. Bde., 31st Engineers win golf titles

GUIDON staff

Fort Leonard Wood’s 2015 intramural golf season ended July 13, with teams in Conferences A and B competing at Piney Valley Golf Course.

The Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Engineer Brigade, took first place in Conference A, while the 31st Engineer Battalion claimed the top spot in the final Conference B standings.