Fort Leonard Wood

End of an era for the MKII BEB, 50th MRBC first unit to receive M30

By Dawn Arden FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 19, 2018) — The U.S. Army Engineer Regiment held a First Unit Equipped ceremony Friday officially recognizing the receipt of the first 14 M30 Bridge Erection Boats by the 50th Multi Role Bridge Company, 5th Engineer Battalion. The new BEB, manufactured by Birdon American Incorporated, is replacing…

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Fort Leonard Wood announces 2018 Best Sapper Competition winners

By Marti Yoshida Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 19, 2018) — Fort Leonard Wood held an awards ceremony Thursday on Gammon Field to name the winners of the 2018 Lieutenant General Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition. According to Capt. Donald Lew, Sapper Training Company commander, this year’s 12th annual competition turned…

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Fallen Sapper Tribute Ceremony

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The lives and service of fallen engineers will be memorialized with the Fallen Sapper Tribute Ceremony, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. April 19 at Sapper Memorial Grove. The tribute will include words from leaders across the regiment, a rendering of honors and a wreath-laying ceremony in Sapper Memorial Grove. This…

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The Naming of the Sapper Competition

By Marti Yoshida, Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 17, 2018) — The U.S. Army Engineer School and 1st Engineer Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood honored the leader who advanced recognition for Sappers during a dedication ceremony held Monday in the Engineer Regimental Room here. The 50th Chief of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Robert…

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