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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.