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Sapper Leader Course

 

A photo essay by Stephen Standifird

The Sapper Leader Course is a 28-day class designed to train and evaluate Engineer Regiment Soldiers in both technical and tactical expertise, according to Capt. Robert Zimmerman, SLC chief of training.

Training is broken down into two phases; general subjects and patrolling. General subjects includes water, air, mountaineering and urban breaching operations.

The mountaineering module is designed to demonstrate the mobility aspect of…     Read More...

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Reject ignorance: Make an effort to be informed

 
By Derek Gean
Assistant editor
dgean@gannett.com

Pop Quiz. Who is the governor of Missouri? How many vacancies are currently on the Supreme Court? Who is our current Secretary of Defense?

Did you know at least some of the answers, or…     Read More...

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3rd Chem. Bde. clinches lead in Conference A standings

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

 The 3rd Chemical Brigade got one step closer to defending their title as Fort Leonard Wood’s champions of the Davidson Fitness Center basketball courts, clinching the Conference A standings with a 57-31 victory over the Medical Department Activity in a Valentine’s Day showdown on Court 4.

 “We stepped up and made some big plays,” said Kody Brown, who led the 3rd Chem. Bde.…     Read More...

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