GUIDON Staff Seven local Fort Leonard Wood firefighters competed in the Firefighter Combat Challenge in North Little Rock, Arkansas Sept. 13 and 14. Firefighters Edward Parker, Daniel Lane, Travis Barnes, Jimmie Jackson, Steven Alvarado, Luke Cotton and Ryan Smith all competed, representing Fort Leonard Wood. Participants called the contest “the toughest 2 minutes in … [Read more...] about Fort Leonard Wood Fire Dept. competes in Combat Challenge
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell “To be a part of the (U.S. Army) Corps of Engineers means that we get to be in an essential position in risk management. Anytime they are to go down range, our job is not to blow anything up. Our job is to protect those who are protecting us. We want to give them as much support as they give us — and (that applies) even beyond the engineers. When you’re … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What does being an engineer mean to you?