Tookmanian accepts role as top 14th MP Brigade NCO

Story and photo by Melissa Buckley
GUIDON staff

Command Sgt. Maj. David Tookmanian is now the 14th Military Police Brigade’s top noncommissioned officer.

Tookmanian assumed responsibility of the brigade at a ceremony Tuesday in Swift Gym.

Col. Bryan Patridge, 14th Military Police Brigade commander, said he was looking forward to working with the brigade’s new top noncommissioned officer because Tookmanian’s career shows he has been an exceptional…     Read More...


Protecting your social media accounts

By Brig. Gen. Kathleen Cook
Special to GUIDON

On a Saturday afternoon in late November,  I was informed about a political remark that appeared on my Director of Public Affairs Twitter feed. A staff member called to ask if I was aware of…     Read More...


Registration open for Bold in the Cold Plunge

By Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

February usually arrives with chilly temperatures, but for participants in Fort Leonard Wood’s annual “Bold In the Cold Plunge,” it’s the perfect time to take a jump in the lake.

The fourth annual Plunge is scheduled at 11 a.m. Feb. 7 at the lake at Training Area 250. Participants can choose to compete as individuals, couples or teams, and are invited to dress in costume…     Read More...


Hoops action heats up on DFC courts


MEDDAC hits  its stride as season passes the halfway point

Story and photos by  Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

Intramural basketball action continued on the courts at Davidson Fitness Center last week, with unit teams competing to move up or hold onto their places in the Conference A and Conference B standings.

Jan. 21 was the night everything came together for the Medical Department Activity team, which won a 35-30 contest after…     Read More...