Fire damages post’s Specker Chapel

By Mike Bowers
Managing editor

 There were no reported injuries from a fire that began during the first evening of the Passover celebration and caused major damage to Fort Leonard Wood’s Specker  Chapel Monday.

 Chapel occupants were able to safely evacuate the facility, according to the Installation Operations Center. The cause of the fire is under  investigation.

 The 300-seating capacity Specker Chapel, constructed in the 1970s, is one of eight…     Read More...


Reserve 106th anniversary

By Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith
and Command Sgt. Maj.Terrence Murphy
Special to GUIDON
Soldiers, leaders, civilians, Families and teammates,

 On Wednesday, we celebrate the 106th birthday of the United States Army Reserve.

 From across our nation, Reservists serve in…    


‘Ladies Fun League’ gives participants girls’ nights out at PVGC

By Dawn Arden
Assistant editor

Piney Valley Golf Course is holding several activities this spring and summer that may be of interest to local golfers.

For ladies who are looking for a little friendly competition while having fun and sharpening their skills, there is still time to take advantage of the Ladies Fun League that will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesdays. The league starts April 29 and continues through Oct.…     Read More...


MEDDAC claims Commander’s Cup bowling trophy

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

The Medical Department Activity team fended off challenges from Combat Training Company and Staff Judge Advocate to win the 2014 Commander’s Cup Bowling Tournament on the second night of competition April 8 at Daugherty Bowling Center.