FORT LEONARD WOOD

Beyond whiffs and sniffs -- military working dog mission more complex than mere smells

Story by Terrance Bell on 12/08/2016 FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 8, 2016) -- The warehouse is fairly large, roughly the size of a football field. He's oblivious to the lighting, the layout or the various supplies and goods stacked on the shelves. He only glances at the occasional stranger walking
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Vietnam Veteran to speak to troops at BAF on Veteran's Day

Story by CPL Michael Smith on 11/10/2016 There are members of the U.S. Armed Forces around the globe who will be celebrating this Veterans Day away from their homes and families because of the commitment they made to their country. One U.S. Army Veteran, who will be spending the holiday
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Deceased 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marine Identified

Story by 2LT Jacky Chow on 11/03/2016 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa - U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Sebastian Borja-Diaz was pronounced dead after an apparent drowning accident at Maeda Point, Onna Village, Kunigami District, Okinawa, at approximately 1:40 p.m Sunday, October 30. Borja-Diaz served as a Motor Vehicle Operator
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On-time and within budget FLW railroad timber replacement a success for district

Story by Sara Goodeyon on 09/14/2016 KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Coordination and detailed planning brought in a project to replace a portion of railroad bridge span at Fort Leonard Wood on time and within budget. In a true success story for the Kansas City District, the replacement of the 25-foot
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Serving community, state and nation as state trooper, citizen-Soldier

Story by 1LT Chad Carlson on 09/08/2016 Khrista Nelson knew early in life that she wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement. She can remember being inspired by police as early as the age of 12. Growing up in Rapid City, she felt drawn to the men and women
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Pack Leader: Marine Military Working Dog Handler

Story by LCpl Shaehmus Sawyer on 08/25/2016 A Marine looks down at his dog and confidently commands him to sit. The four-year-old German shepherd complies, looks to his handler for approval and awaits the next set of directions. When the handler makes eye-contact with the dog, smiles and a pats
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