When Master Sgt. Donald Gallagher joined the Army Reserve, he already knew he wanted to be a recruiter. His interest in recruiting started with friends talking about their own experiences in the field. It seemed to him like a very fulfilling assignment.
Archive for January, 2015
“Leadership Through a Changing Environment” was the theme of the third Army Leader Exchange, a series of talks on leadership from national and local civilian and military leaders, Jan. 27 in Marshall Lecture Hall in the Lewis and Clark Center here.
A plaque dedication ceremony was held Jan. 21 in the 1st Lt. Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Responder Training facility to honor two Florida National Guard Civil Support Team members who lost their lives while rendering aid to others.
The plaque honoring Capt. Tecarie Czarnecki and Tech. Sgt. David Stone Jr. was hung by Kevin McNaught, partner of Czarnecki, and Katie Stone, wife of Stone, in the Communication and Scientific Laboratory, also known as the CASL Building, in the training facility’s compound.
Applications for engineers wanting to compete for the title of Best Sapper are now being accepted. The 9th annual, three-day competition is set to take place on Fort Leonard Wood, the home of the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, from April 21 to 23.
On a cold and cloudy January morning, a lone drill sergeant prepares a spot on the foundation of a single building. His tools: A level, a drill and a screwdriver.
He carefully measures then drills into the brick and mortar of the seemingly impenetrable foundation. He stands back, eyes his work and turns four small screws that attach a single brass plaque to the wall.
As U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to build the future force, it must also continue to develop the leaders responsible for designing and building tomorrow’s Army, often referred to as Force 2025 and Beyond.