Using 16 pounds of C-4 plastic explosives, the 595th Sapper Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, demolished the old Sapper Tower March 5 after unveiling a new and improved tower last August. Soldiers involved with the demolition said the old tower had become unserviceable and was fit to be retired. Pvt. Hans Lualua, 595th Sapper Company, detonated the explosives from a nearby armored route clearance … [Read more...] about Boom goes the old Sapper Tower!
Researchers from the Phelps Health Medical Center in Rolla performed preliminary clinical testing on 35 Soldiers in the Urban Mobility Breacher Course at Fort Leonard Wood Monday to determine if there are repeatedly present biological signs after traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Officials said Soldiers in the UMBC were chosen as subjects due to their training, which requires them to endure … [Read more...] about Researchers look for new signs of TBI in Soldiers