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Stakes run high as engineers compete to be best

November 19, 2014 — FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. –Bragging rights were on the table as the 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th ManeuverEnhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division conducted a Sapper Stakescompetition Oct. 21 to 22. Eleven squads from three companies participated inthe event. In the end, the 1stSquadron, 1st Platoon, 515th Engineer Company was the winner. Spc. Kevin MORE
A total of 11 squads from three companies competed in the 5th Eng. Bn.’s Sapper Stakes competition Oct. 21 to 22 at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Soldiers were required to create wire obstacles during the competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The 5th Eng. Bn. is part of the 4th MEB.

New commander for ‘Dauntless’ brigade

July 22, 2014 — FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. –Col. Antonio “Andy” Munera took the reins of the 4th Maneuver EnhancementBrigade, 1st Infantry Division, June 25 at Gammon Field. Munera assumed command ofthe “Dauntless” brigade during a change of command ceremony that welcomed himand said farewell to Col. James F. Reckard III. “Just so there is no doubt,let me introduce MORE
Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley; Col. Anthony “Andy” Munera; and Col. James F. Reckard III conduct an inspection of the troops June 25 during a change of command ceremony for the 4th MEB, 1st Inf. Div., at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Inspection of the troops allows the new leader to see his formation before taking command. Munera took command of the brigade from Reckard during the ceremony.

Combatives tourney proves more than competition

July 01, 2014 — Cheers and commands echoedfrom the stands in Building 88312 June 12 as one of Victory Week’s most popularevents concluded at Fort Riley. The Fort Riley Combatives Institute hosted athree-day, graduated-rules competition, which ended with battles for the topthree spots in eight weight classes. Day one fighting started June10, with standard MORE
Staff Sgt. David Nakasone, 84th EOD, 1st Sus. Bde., 1st Inf. Div., grabs the leg of his opponent, Spc. Jonathan Cruz, 5th Eng. Bn., 4th MEB, 1st Inf. Div., before taking him to the ground during Victory Week Combatives Tournament June 12 at Fort Riley. Nakasone won the match by way of submission.