Fort Leonard Wood
The remains of a Missouri soldier who died while stationed in Kuwait will return to Fort Leonard Wood today.
The Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Leonard Wood is one of 29 in the U.S. and Europe.
Army Staff Sgt. James R. Ide of Festus will be remembered during an April 3 dedication ceremony.
Fort officials say a ceremony will be held tonight for the 463rd Military Police Company returning home.
The fisherman snagged the grenade around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fellows Lake. It was encased in an old, white tube sock and the pin was in it.
“I’m not gonna say we are ahead of the problem until we don’t have any more suicides,” Sgt. Major Raymond F. Chandler III said.
Sgt. Amanda Pinson, who died in Iraq in 2006.,
In one instance a civilian died and three soldiers shocked while working with a tactical antenna system.
The “top Notch” program trained and certified 1,100 service members in 2011.
Three more members of the congressional delegation oppose BRAC commission