New BCT battalion activates

Story and photo by Stephen Standifird
Managing editor

Fort Leonard Wood and the 3rd Chemical Brigade activated the 2nd Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment in a ceremony Friday on Gammon Field.

Col. Daryl Hood, 3rd Chem. Bde. commander, welcomed the newest Soldiers of 2nd Bn., 48th Inf. Reg. to Fort Leonard Wood.

“Your proven performance, more so your potential, explains why the Army selected you to lead this fine battalion,”…     Read More...


National Safety Month: Be smart, cover your cranium

Special to GUIDON

“I have to wear what?” That’s what I said the first time I was told I had to wear a bicycle helmet while riding off duty.

I complained to my commander, first sergeant and anyone else who…     Read More...


Kids can get fit with Chiefs

NFL Play 60 slated June 30 at Gerlach Field

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor

Children ages 7 to 14 will have the opportunity to visit and work out alongside Kansas City Chiefs employees, cheerleaders, alumni and mascot K.C. Wolf during the NFL Play 60 event, scheduled for 11 a.m. June 30 at Fort Leonard Wood’s Gerlach Field.

Jointly sponsored by the post, the Chiefs and Family and Morale, Welfare and…     Read More...

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