399th tuba players represent FLW at collegiate music conferences

Story and photo by Matt Decker
 Assistant editor

If there’s one thing Sgt. 1st Class James Cipriano and Staff Sgt. Daniel Aston want you to know about their chosen instruments, it’s this: Tubas can play lead, too.

 “We actually can play fast notes,” Cipriano said, adding that the tuba has “a very unique, lyrical capability” on par with other instruments, such as the trumpet or the trombone.

 “The parts…    


Remember and honor: Gold Star Spouses Day

By Jody Carmack
Special to GUIDON

 Wednesday marks Gold Star Spouses Day. It is a day intended to honor the members of the Gold Star Wives of America group.

 Fort Leonard Wood, and other military installations use this day…     Read More...


Units take first shots at new soccer season

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor

Fort Leonard Wood’s 2017 intramural soccer season got off to a soggy start, as the 14th Military Police Brigade earned a 1-0 win over the 554th Engineer Battalion March 21 on Field 2 amid bouts of rain.

“MPs lead the way!” Jared Weiler, 14th MP Bde. player/coach said as his team prepared to kick off the contest.

The 14th MPs held…    

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