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Rising to the challenge

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - Not many people would put themselves through four days of extreme physical and mental exhaustion just to prove they are...
Good to be home: Juneau man returns from Afghanistan, Kosovo

...National Guard after graduating from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1998. He spent eight weeks in basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., 13 weeks at advanced individual training in Aberdeen, Md., where he was trained in generator mechanics...
Student recognition

Hotch passes basic training Army Reserve Pfc. Katrina J. Hotch has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, rifle...
Neighbors Digest

...Kathleen "Kat" Vinson graduated from Army Combat Basic Training, 1st Battalion 48th Infantry, on Oct. 14, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Private Vinson will be stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. She is enrolled in medic course and will continue...
This Day in History

...motorist Jonny Gammage. Sgt. Loren B. Taylor, a drill sergeant who'd had sex with three female recruits at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., was given five months in prison and a bad-conduct discharge in the first sentencing of the burgeoning...
New info on NJ soldier killed in Russian roulette

...was in November 2009. Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson says McCloskey joined the Army in August 2002 and served at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Bragg, N.C. He arrived in Alaska in March 2010 and served as a construction equipment operator...
Regional News
JDHS grad completes Army National Guard training

A 2009 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School recently graduated from One Station Unit training in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., according to a release from the Army. Pvt. Ilaisaane O. Toetuu completed the training, which included both basic training...
Soldier back from war suspected of killing family assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. His unit served a year in Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. The Army said Lynch enlisted in September 2007 and went to boot camp at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
Honor rolls, deans' lists, military appointments

...Marine Pfc. Justin R. Kasberg completed basic engineer equipment mechanic course at Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Air Force Airman Joshua M.V. Price graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base...
Drill sergeant pleads guilty to sex assaults

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting...shared by drill sergeants.Most of the allegations involved women at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, but some involved women in Afghanistan and Fort Richardson...


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