Missouri Governor joins Fort Leonard Wood Army birthday run

The bugle call sounded early Wednesday morning as thousands of Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers formed up for a division-style run on Gammon Field. The 5k run was held in commemoration of the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday.

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens joined Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, in providing remarks before the run kicked off at 5:30 a.m.