By Tammy Fink Special to GUIDON The year 2020 is in our rear-view mirror, and many of us are now considering changing parts of our lives for the new year. Whether it is getting into shape physically or financially, becoming more resilient, letting go of grudges, picking up a good book to read more often or quitting a tobacco habit for good, you may not know where to start. So, how long … [Read more...] about New year, new you: Turning resolutions into habits
Sgt. 1st Class James Shipley, 3rd Chemical Brigade, and his wife, Brittany, welcomed their daughter, Madilyn, into the world at 10:22 a.m. Jan. 1. Madilyn, weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces, was the first baby born at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in 2021. Brig. Gen. James Bonner (right), Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, and MSCoE and Fort … [Read more...] about FLW welcomes first baby of 2021
By Chaplain (Capt.) Matt Burden Special to GUIDON Got New Year’s resolutions? Been there, done that? Life continues in the regiment of training and planning for a new year. Life is busy and hectic, how do you balance life? We all serve our nation in preparation for that day we are called upon. It begins and ends with you and me. So how do we manage a high calling and honor to serve … [Read more...] about Eye on the prize
By Heather Kline GUIDON Volunteer The practice of making resolutions for the new year is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises in order to earn the favor of the gods to start the year off on the right foot, according to History.com. People around the world still practice this tradition today in order to improve and enrich their lives, albeit … [Read more...] about FLW spouse Q&A: New Year’s resolutions — Do they work for you?
Most New Year’s resolutions aim to improve unhealthy habits. Fitness, nutrition and mental health are three parts to an improved bill of health that Soldiers and civilians can pursue in 2020. Kirstan Carpenter, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation fitness coordinator, said it’s not a good idea to overdo it in the gym following a holiday hiatus. “Those (who) are more active should … [Read more...] about Starting 2020 with a new, healthy routine
GUIDON Staff In a news release Jan. 2, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that no one died from traffic incidents on Missouri state highways during New Year’s celebrations. From 6 p.m. Dec. 31 through 11:59 p.m. Jan. 1, there were 72 crashes, 34 injuries, and 56 citations for driving while intoxicated but zero fatalities, the patrol reported. Last year, there were 11 … [Read more...] about MSHP records zero traffic fatalities during New Year’s celebrations
Spc. Robert Cook, 515th Engineer Company, and his wife, Jamie, welcomed their son, Kingston Zander, into the world at 7:54 a.m. Jan. 3. Kingston, weighing 9 pounds, 9 ounces, was the first baby born at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in 2020. Maj. Gen. Donna Martin, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, right, and Col. Kimberlie Biever, GLWACH … [Read more...] about FLW welcomes first baby of the new year
Physical fitness, mental wellness, and nutrition comprise the majority of resolutions and are three parts to an improved bill of health that Soldiers and civilians can strive toward as 2019 progresses. Guilt resulting from lack of exercise over the holiday break can sometimes lead to misplaced workout habits, says Kirstan Carpenter, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation fitness coordinator. … [Read more...] about Out with the old, in with the new: Kickoff 2019 with a new health routine