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…    


Gardening classes continue

GUIDON staff

The University of Missouri Extension Pulaski County Master Gardeners will host a "Wormshop" workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, "Managing Wildlife in the Garden" from 6 to 7 p.m. May 1 and "Being Water Wise" from 10 a.m. to noon May 3.
All classes will be held at the Pulaski County Extension Center, 403 School Street, Suite 1.
The fee for the "Wormshop" workshop is…    


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.