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May 26, 2011
Army Pvt. Steven Zirpolo graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, in Waynesville, Mo. He is the son of Peter and Diana Zirpolo, of Parkville. Zirpolo graduated in 2004 from Parkville High School.
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September 29, 2011
I want to express my sincere appreciation to Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens for being a positive role model and representative of the team. I am an active duty Army officer assigned to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. On Sunday, I took my son, an avid Ravens fan, to see Baltimore dominate the St. Louis Rams. I promised my son that we would wait after the game to see the Ravens players and try to get an autograph. While only a few of the Ravens players took the time to talk to the fans, Mr. Reed was the true standout class act!
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | August 24, 2001
WASHINGTON - Intensifying a sexual misconduct inquiry that began last spring, the Marine Corps has charged two drill instructors with raping trainees at a base in Missouri, officials say. The rape charges are an outgrowth of misconduct cases brought against seven Marine instructors in a training detachment at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. All were accused in April of a range of charges, including sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual relations with students under their jurisdiction.
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September 7, 2011
An Aberdeen Proving Ground scientist was recently recognized for her ability to arm soldiers with knowledge to defend against chemical and biological threats in an outstanding manner. Army scientist Dr. Carrie Poore was honored with the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School's Enterprise Adaptation Award Aug. 1 during a ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual who "exemplifies the advancement of the Enterprise.
NEWS
September 29, 2011
I want to express my sincere appreciation to Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens for being a positive role model and representative of the team. I am an active duty Army officer assigned to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. On Sunday, I took my son, an avid Ravens fan, to see Baltimore dominate the St. Louis Rams. I promised my son that we would wait after the game to see the Ravens players and try to get an autograph. While only a few of the Ravens players took the time to talk to the fans, Mr. Reed was the true standout class act!
NEWS
By Tom Bowman and Tom Bowman,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | June 27, 1997
WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the sexual harassment scandal at Aberdeen Proving Ground last fall, a House task force charged with finding solutions to sexual misconduct in the military has come up with new concerns.Army recruits at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri complain that their basic training is soft, but drill sergeants say their careers will be hurt if they yell at the trainees. And chief petty officers aboard the USS John F. Kennedy say the sailors coming into the fleet cannot handle the stress of carrier flight operations.
NEWS
By New York Times News Service | December 20, 2007
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has approved what officials are describing as the most significant realignment of the Army since World War II, signing off on a plan that will keep more troops than previously envisioned in Europe and add large numbers of soldiers to posts in Colorado, Georgia and Texas, Army officials said yesterday. The basing plan is the final step in a detailed program for deciding where a larger Army will live and train in the years ahead, as it grows by 65,000 active-duty soldiers.
EXPLORE
September 7, 2011
An Aberdeen Proving Ground scientist was recently recognized for her ability to arm soldiers with knowledge to defend against chemical and biological threats in an outstanding manner. Army scientist Dr. Carrie Poore was honored with the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School's Enterprise Adaptation Award Aug. 1 during a ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual who "exemplifies the advancement of the Enterprise.
SPORTS
September 26, 1990
A preliminary autopsy showed that Northeast Missouri State's Derringer Cade, who collapsed and died during a game Saturday suffered from a rare heart disease. Cade had idiopathic hypertropic cardiomyopathy, a condition characterized by thickened walls of the heart, said Capt. Mike Milner, a Fort Leonard Wood spokesman. The autopsy was conducted at the Army base, where Cade's father, Sgt. Maj. Smith Cade, is stationed.
NEWS
November 2, 2006
As of yesterday, at least 2,817 members of the U.S. military have died since March 2003. Identifications Lance Cpl. Clifford R. Collinsworth, 20, Chelsea, Mich.; Lance Cpl. Nathan R. Elrod, 20, Salisbury, N.C.; and Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Manoukian, 22, Lathrup Village, Mich.; killed Oct. 21 in combat in Anbar province; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Camp Lejeune, N.C. Staff Sgt. Patrick O. Barlow, 42, Greensboro, N.C.; died Oct. 18 in San Antonio of a noncombat-related medical condition; assigned to the 50th Engineer Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
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May 26, 2011
Army Pvt. Steven Zirpolo graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, in Waynesville, Mo. He is the son of Peter and Diana Zirpolo, of Parkville. Zirpolo graduated in 2004 from Parkville High School.
NEWS
By New York Times News Service | December 20, 2007
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has approved what officials are describing as the most significant realignment of the Army since World War II, signing off on a plan that will keep more troops than previously envisioned in Europe and add large numbers of soldiers to posts in Colorado, Georgia and Texas, Army officials said yesterday. The basing plan is the final step in a detailed program for deciding where a larger Army will live and train in the years ahead, as it grows by 65,000 active-duty soldiers.
NEWS
By LOS ANGELES TIMES | August 24, 2001
WASHINGTON - Intensifying a sexual misconduct inquiry that began last spring, the Marine Corps has charged two drill instructors with raping trainees at a base in Missouri, officials say. The rape charges are an outgrowth of misconduct cases brought against seven Marine instructors in a training detachment at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. All were accused in April of a range of charges, including sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual relations with students under their jurisdiction.
NEWS
By Tom Bowman and Tom Bowman,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | June 27, 1997
WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the sexual harassment scandal at Aberdeen Proving Ground last fall, a House task force charged with finding solutions to sexual misconduct in the military has come up with new concerns.Army recruits at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri complain that their basic training is soft, but drill sergeants say their careers will be hurt if they yell at the trainees. And chief petty officers aboard the USS John F. Kennedy say the sailors coming into the fleet cannot handle the stress of carrier flight operations.
NEWS
March 1, 1992
Marvin V. Parker has been promoted in the U.S. Air Force to the rankof senior airman.He is a vehicle operator and dispatcher at RAF Chicksands, England.Parker graduated from Annapolis High School in 1987.LAURIN ON DUTYArmy Capt. Mary J. Laurin, a physical therapy officer, has arrived for duty at Fort Bliss, near El Paso, Texas.She is a 1983 graduate of the University of Richmond, Va.JOHNSON FINISHES COURSEAirman Edward L. Johnson Jr. has completed the photo-sensor maintenance specialist course at Lowry Air Force Base, Denver.
NEWS
May 12, 1991
Pvt. Gordon L. Arnold, son of Nancy Arnold of Columbia, has completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.BELMORE HOME FROM FIGHTNavy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gregory W. Belmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.W. Belmore of Jessup, recently returned from deployment to the Middle East.Belmore is a 1978 graduate of Old Mill High School.HERMAN BACK TO STORMNavy Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Herman, son of Carol McAdams of Laurel, has returned from the Middle East.Herman is a 1987 graduate of Meade Senior High School.
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