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Engineers, dogs learning new tricks

Story and photo by Stephen Standifird
Managing editor
stephen.l.standifird.civ@mail.mil

All engineer Soldiers train at Fort Leonard Wood, even the four-legged ones.

Fort Leonard Wood is home to the Combat Engineer Mine Detection Dog Handlers Course, where combat engineers are trained side-by-side with mine detection dogs, said Sgt. 1st Class John Martin, course noncommissioned officer in charge.

The 708-hour course, which earns the engineer the additional skills identifier of K9, begins…     Read More...

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Welcome back to school

By Maj. Gen. Kent Savre and Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Stanley
Special to GUIDON

As summer draws to an end, the beginning of school is upon us. This is an exciting time for our children and Families.

We ask every member…     Read More...

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FLW Hitsquad wins league, represents post

 

Team returns to ‘Military World’ tournament they won in 2015

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

It was a good week for the Fort Leonard Wood Hitsquad softball team, to say the least.

On Aug. 7, the team won its final two games of the 2017 Recreation League season to finish undefeated at the top of standings with a record of 11-0.

Four days later,…     Read More...

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