Truck Rodeo puts driving instructors’ skills to test

Story and photos by Stephen Standifird
Assistant editor

Instructors with the 58th Transportation Battalion met Friday on the pavement of Training Area 228 at Fort Leonard Wood to determine the best motor transportation operator in the second annual Truck Rodeo.

Twenty-three Soldiers tested their truck-driving skills in four events, including a serpentine run in a M1120 Load Handling System, parallel parking a 915 Tractor Trailer System, backing an LHS with…     Read More...


Is your constant phone checking, texting causing posture problems?

By Marti Yoshida
Public Affairs Office

Ever since you traded in your landline for your smartphone, have you given up good posture?

An online news report I recently read revealed some people check their phones up to 85 times…     Read More...


Everclear to rock fort on July 4!

By Matt Decker
Leisure/Sports editor
Their hard-driving songs have chronicled hard times past and good times ahead. Now Everclear will help Fort Leonard Wood celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday on July 4 at Gammon Field.

“It is an honor for us to play for our troops both here and abroad,” said lead vocalist and guitarist Art Alexakis, whose voice many listeners may recognized on hits such as the classic…     Read More...


Intramural soccer season draws to close

GUIDON staff

Fort Leonard Wood  military-unit teams completed the 2015 intramural soccer season last week, with the seven teams in Conference A finishing their final round of matches at Soccer Field No. 2.