MMA star, actress visits Fort Leonard Wood

Story and photo by Marti Yoshida
Public Affairs Office

After spending years to gain acceptance as a female in the world of mixed martial arts, Gina Carano, now an actress, was put to a different test when she recently visited Fort Leonard Wood last month in preparation for her next possible movie role.

“I was introduced to acting one week after I lost my first MMA fight,” Carano said.…     Read More...


Living the Army Values means you live to a higher standard

By Mike Bowers
Managing editor

I saw an example of Army Values one Sunday that was better than any commercial produced for television.

It was a real, live episode without cameras, producers, scripts or drill sergeants.

The star was a…    


‘T’was the Night Before Christmas’ opens Friday

Story and photo by Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

For the past six weeks, the cast and crew of the Pulaski Fine Arts Association’s upcoming production of, “T’was the Night Before Christmas,” have been hard at work, transforming their stage into the North Pole.



Turkey Trot 5k/10k runners brave cold, wind, snow

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

Nearly 150 runners took part in the annual Turkey Trot 5k/10k race on a cold and windy Saturday at Fort Leonard Wood’s Davidson Fitness Center.

Dan Schlich, 23, was the overall winner of the 10k run, finishing in 31 minutes, 31 seconds. Schlich, a top-10 finisher in this year’s Marine Corps Marathon and the fastest runner on Fort Leonard Wood’s Army…     Read More...