5 Soldiers who Drowned in Missouri Floods IdentifiedThe soldiers were returning to the fort from Osage Beach Saturday night when their car was swept off Highway U near Crocker, about 15 miles northwest of Fort Leonard Wood, Pulaski County Sheriff Ron Long said.
Crews Search for Missing Man Seen with 4 Drowned SoldiersA witness reported seeing the man with the victims before their vehicle was swept away Saturday night.
Student Research May Rewrite Jasper County Civil War HistoryDukes says his research shows white Union soldiers with the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Artillery Battery did not abandon black Union soldiers of the 1st Kansas Colored unit when they were ambushed on the farm by 70 men led by Confederate guerrilla leader Thomas Livingston, as was previously believed.
'Q in the Lou' Barbecue Event Launches This FallBarbecue event at Soldiers Memorial will run September 25 through 27.
Traveling Vietnam Wall on Display in St. LouisThe Traveling Vietnam Wall will be on display through 3 p.m. Sunday at Eternal Flame Park on Chestnut between 14th and 15th streets.
97 Years Later, Jewish and Black WWI Vet to Receive Medal of HonorNearly a century after Sgt. William Shemin pulled wounded comrades to safety on a World War I battlefield, his heroism has finally earned him the nation's highest service medal.
Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon's National Guard Explanation"It raised more questions than answers," he says.
Nixon Addresses Reasoning for Not Deploying National Guard in FergusonMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri's National Guard in Ferguson.
Illinois Guard Units Set to Deploy to Afghanistan Discuss SyriaA small contingent of Illinois National Guard soldiers from across the state was given an official send-off at the Bloomington armory for a mission to Afghanistan.
Warrior Transition Unit Opens at Fort Leonard WoodThe Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Leonard Wood is one of 29 in the U.S. and Europe.
Sunday's Pedal The Cause To Raise $2 Million For Cancer ResearchLocal doctor bikes the event, then uses proceeds to study possible cures.
FLW to Welcome Home Unit from AfghanistanFort officials say a ceremony will be held tonight for the 463rd Military Police Company returning home.

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