Post evaluates new decon system

Story and photo by Dawn Arden
Assistant editor

Fort Leonard Wood evaluated a new Contamination Indicator Decontamination Assurance System, or CIDAS, that its developers say will change Army doctrine and save lives and resources.

“CIDAS has the ability to indicate contamination within five minutes and additionally provide a visual footprint on exactly where the contamination is located,” said Avery Woods, Capability Development and Integration Directorate training specialist/ developer.


Cornerstone of freedom

By Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith
and Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy

Special to GUIDON

Service members, leaders, civilians, Families, and teammates:

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility,…     Read More...


Cow Days events moo-ving forward

GUIDON staff

Many festivals feature food, music, games and contests — even parades. Few, however, can compete with the Dixon community in terms of originality and generosity. During the annual Cow Days celebration, Dixon visitors not only take home two days of treasured memories — they can also take home a cow.



Six to represent post at Army Ten-Miler

By Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

The six runners who will represent Fort Leonard Wood at this year’s Army Ten-Miler trained hard to make the team and will continue to train for the next 31 days to compete in the Active-Duty Mixed category Oct. 12 in Washington, D.C.