“Originally, it was for family. I had children, got married, I needed a steady job. I had friends who were in the military, told me great things about it. I figured out it was going to be for me and after that, just joined. It’s been 12 years now. It’s been good for my family. The Army has taken care of me.” “I joined the Army because it was expensive to go to college. So I joined and … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: Why did you join the Army?
787th MP Bn. welcomes newest Soldiers to FLW ABOVE: Staff Sgt. Michael Haney, drill sergeant, Company E, 787th Military Police Battalion, right, inspects his One Station Unit Training platoon during Day Zero for the newest trainees. Company E filled its ranks Tuesday with the first Soldiers to arrive at Fort Leonard Wood in the new year. AT LEFT: Soldiers joining Company E, … [Read more...] about First batch of trainees in 2019
The U.S. Army Military Police School hosted Kentucky law enforcement leaders July 18 to 19. The tour, planned by the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, provided law enforcement from the state a look at military police training. “The desired end state was to bring our law enforcement to Fort Leonard Wood so that they could get an overview of the training that was going on and take that … [Read more...] about Civilian law enforcement looks to transitioning military to fill ranks
The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Navy Detachment Fort Leonard Wood held a change-of-charge ceremony July 10 in Shields Hall, where Navy Lt. Brian Wood relinquished command to Navy Lt. Nicholas Gegg. Wood, who took command of the detachment in October 2015, said serving at Fort Leonard Wood has been the highlight of his career. “With absolute certainty, in over 24 years … [Read more...] about Change of charge for FLW Seabee Detachment
The 35th Engineer Battalion hosted the annual Engineer Spouse’s Day April 17 in conjunction with Engineer Regimental Week. The event, open to all military spouses, featured a competitive team-building experience that gave participants a closer look into the daily lives of engineer Soldiers. Spouses participated in events that included informational lanes on engineer vehicles, picket pounding, … [Read more...] about Spouses take on Engineer training