Colonel to commandant: Vereen pins on star

By Staff Sgt. Kelly Malone
GUIDON staff

Not many general officers can tout that their first-star pinning was presided over by the Army’s reigning chief of staff. After his promotion ceremony Aug. 20, Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen can do just that.

Gen. Mark Milley, a former boss of Vereen’s, who recently left the position of commander of U.S. Army Forces Command to become the 39th Chief of Staff of the…     Read More...


Why aren’t you sleeping well, how do you fix it?

By Katie Lange
Special to GUIDON

When I walk into a  doctor’s exam room, it’s usually to the sight of a lovely paper-covered table. But when I walk into the exam room at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence’s sleep lab, it’s…     Read More...


It's ‘All aboard for Crocker!’ Sept. 5

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

In the mid-1800s, the town of Crocker was built with the arrival of the Frisco Railroad, which sustained it and several surrounding communities for more than a century.

For the past four decades, the community has celebrated its history along the tracks with its annual Railroad Days festival. This year’s event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 5,…     Read More...


92nd MPs hold Conference A lead

Story and photos by  Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

A five-run rally in the third inning helped push the 92nd Military Police Battalion to a 10-6 win over the Air Force Detachment 1, 364th Training Squadron, as the top two teams in Conference A went head to head Aug. 20.