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  1. On his home turf, Soldier wins grueling contest to become 2017 Drill Sergeant of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The United States Army

    ... Huachuca, Ariz., adjusts his M4 during the 2017 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition, Sept. 11-15, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Sgt. Christopher Moses adds more bullets into his M4 during a weapons qualification exercise. The event was among many to ...

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  2. Keeping the Faith - When people walk with God, he opens doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Turret

    ... Reserve. He then returned to active duty and was assigned to minister to Soldiers in basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. "It was a great ministry," DuBose said. "A lot of the Soldiers in basic at Fort Leonard Wood were assigned to serve ...

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  3. Man, 68, abused girl, 6, at Missouri US army baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Daily Mail

    Vermont man, 68, is jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing girl, six, when they both lived on US Army base The man is from Vermont but lived with his soldier son at Fort Leonard Wood base in 2013 and 2014, when the attacks took place A Vermont man has been jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on a US Army base where they both lived. Paul Kickery Sr, 68, was imprisoned last week after the girl, who is now 10, reported the attacks to a relative.

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  4. Common plight helps unite polarized peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Union Democrat

    ... company who had been plodding through college at night, six credits a semester. At Fort Dix and later Fort Leonard Wood, I got thrown in with country boys who had never had a toothbrush (the Army gave them false teeth) and tough city kids who ...

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  5. Common plight helps unite polarized peopleRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | Daily Herald

    ... company who had been plodding through college at night, six credits a semester. At Fort Dix and later Fort Leonard Wood, I got thrown in with country boys who had never had a toothbrush (the Army gave them false teeth) and tough city kids who ...

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  6. National service can unite a polarized AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | New York Daily News

    ... company who had been plodding through college at night, six credits a semester. At Fort Dix and later Fort Leonard Wood, I got thrown in with country boys who had never had a toothbrush (the Army gave them false teeth) and tough city kids who ...

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  7. Brattleboro man gets 30 years for sexually assaulting childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A man who moved to Brattleboro from Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri could spend the rest of his life in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child. According to a press release from the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Paul Kickery, Sr., 68, assaulted the child, then 6 years old, while they were both living on the United States Army military base at Fort Leonard Wood between 2013 and 2014.

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  8. a Lasting memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Times News

    ... Arabia, from any further Iraqi expansion. Assigned to the U.S. Army's Fifth Engineer Battalion out of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, the 1985 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School was able to keep in contact with his stateside family as the world ...

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  9. Martinsburg Army veteran recalls sights, sounds of Gulf WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... 1959, Simpson enlisted in the Army immediately after graduating Martinsburg High School in 1977. Sent to Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri for basic training, he was then assigned to the 351st Ordinance Company based in Martinsburg. Then in 1981, ...

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  10. Leesburg veteran was part of top-secret missions in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | The Daily Commercial

    ... most liked people but we got the job done.” Edson said he received some of best training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri and Fort Gordon in Georgia, where specialized in hand-to-hand combat. “Near the end of the war they sent me ...

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  11. Female Soldiers making more strides in combat career fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | The United States Army

    Pvt. Abrianna Moore received her Corps of Engineers crest from her platoon drill sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Fletcher, during an "Essayon" induction ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood in November 2015.

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  12. Army suspends drill sergeants at Fort Benning amid allegation of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... exercises on a bleach-covered floor and ultimately needed skin grafts. In 2015, an Army drill sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous female trainees. The service ultimately found that some of the ...

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  13. Army suspends drill sergeants at Fort Benning amid allegations of sexual assault against traineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Gazette

    ... exercises on a bleach-covered floor and ultimately needed skin grafts. In 2015, an Army drill sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous female trainees. The service ultimately found that some of the ...

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  14. Fort Benning drill sergeants suspended amid sexual assault allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Stars and Stripes

    ... time female Army recruits have raised allegations of sexual assault by a drill instructor. In 2014, a Fort Leonard Wood drill sergeant was convicted of sexually assaulting several female trainees at the Missouri Army post. "There is no place for ...

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  15. US Army Engineers, dogs learning new tricks in mine detectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | DefenceTalk News

    A Soldier in the Combat Engineer Mine Detection Dog Handlers Course directs his dog during an area-clearance and casualty-extraction exercise in the final week of testing Aug. 7. Upon graduation from the course, the dog teams are assigned to the 94th Engineer Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, at Fort Leonard Wood, the only combat engineer unit with mine-detection dogs in the Army and Department of Defense. Fort Leonard Wood is home to the Combat Engineer Mine Detection Dog Handlers Course, where combat engineers are trained side-by-side with mine detection dogs, said Sgt.

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  16. Engineers, dogs learning new tricks in mine detectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The United States Army

    A Soldier in the Combat Engineer Mine Detection Dog Handlers Course directs his dog during an area-clearance and casualty-extraction exercise in the final week of testing Aug. 7. Upon graduation from the course, the dog teams are assigned to the 94th Engineer Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, at Fort Leonard Wood, the only combat engineer unit with mine-detection dogs in the Army and Department of Defense. FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo.

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  17. Longtime Arlington Heights funeral director Glueckert diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... 1976 and relocated to the current location in 1987. As an Army veteran who served as a supply sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri between 1958 and 1964, Glueckert in recent years especially enjoyed organizing an annual trip to Abraham Lincoln ...

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  18. Fort Riley Soldier first enlisted female to complete Urban Mobility Breachers CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The United States Army

    The Soldiers of the "Dagger" Brigade sharpened their military expertise with their June 30 graduation from the Urban Mobility Breachers Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The five Soldiers are from Company B, 82nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division -- and one of the five, Pfc.

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  19. Channahon honors veterans who lost their lives through suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... made sense to him. His first assignment was doing recruiting duty in Joliet, after which he shipped out to Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri to serve in its engineering company. Klecka told the Burns that he had been involved in several ...

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  20. Braves senior uses Army experience to prepare for life on, off football fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Daily Journal

    An Indian Creek teenager was looking for a different experience this summer - something that would set him apart, get him in shape mentally and physically and change him. Austin Worth turned 18 in early May and spent the summer before his senior year in Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.

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