CBRN School welcomes senior enlisted advisor

Story and photo by Dawn Arden
Assistant editor

The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Kraus Jr. as their newest regimental command sergeant major, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony held Oct. 22 in Nutter Field House.

Kraus comes to Fort Leonard Wood from Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he was the garrison command sergeant major.

“This day has been a long time coming,…    


When leaders earn their keep

By Col. Sean McKenna
Special to GUIDON

It’s no secret that a key to being a good leader, military or otherwise, is taking care of your people.

I strongly believe service members aren’t able to perform at their peak if their…     Read More...


Army Band drummer Staff Sgt. Michael Joseph is Fort Leonard Wood’s Rising Star

Story and photos by Melissa Buckley
GUIDON staff

Staff Sgt. Michael Joseph, a 399th Army Band drummer, put down his sticks and picked up a microphone to become Fort Leonard Wood’s 2014 Operation Rising Star winner.



Soldiers cheer on Special Olympics bowlers at DBC

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor

Special Olympics athletes from 10 school districts competed on the Daugherty Bowling Center lanes Monday during the Special Olympics-Missouri’s Central Area Bowling Tournament.