Active-shooter course move adds realism

Story and photo by Melissa Buckley
GUIDON staff

Fort Leonard Wood’s Active Shooter Course has a new home in the Audie Murphy Community Center — a location that allows primarily military police students to focus training on present-day threats.

Before moving to what is now being referred to as the Audie Murphy Training Club, the Active Shooter Course was at a Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain site, which is…     Read More...


U.S. Army part of shaping ‘the King’s’ legacy

By Mike Bowers
Managing editor

It’s all right if you don’t know Elvis’ first recorded single and release. “It’s Alright (Mama)” was recorded in 1954, something I didn’t know until I recently visited Graceland.

I was not a fan of Elvis…    


Post’s Oktoberfest celebration set Oct. 4 at Nutter Field House

By Megan O’Donoghue
Special to GUIDON

Fort Leonard Wood’s Oktoberfest is just around the corner with a new venue and a great entertainment lineup. Set for Oct. 4 at Nutter Field House, Fort Leonard Wood’s Oktoberfest will feature a community festival with traditional beer, food, contests, and live music.



Post’s top leaders stress esprit de corps as Commanders win annual game with Sergeants Major

Story and photos by  Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

Fort Leonard Wood’s  senior officers jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they belted out a 26-13 victory over the post’s top NCOs during the annual Commanders vs. Sergeants Major Association softball game, held Friday at Sports Complex B.

“I think we had a good mix of players, and you could see how many people we had on…     Read More...