Competitor Sgt. Shayla Taylor, 165th Military Police Company, 705th MP Battalion (Detention), drags a dummy in the Iron Griffin gauntlet course during the 15th MP Brigade NCO and Soldier of the Year competition March 25, 2021, outside the company operations facilities. Pfc. Elijah Nash, 526th Military Police Company, 40th MP Battalion (Detention), and Sgt. Gilberto Garcia, 256th MP Company, 40th, were named Soldier and NCO of the Year. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Bill Waugh, Directorate of Public Works director, and Tom Dow, DPW master planner, look at some damage done by recent floods, including a fallen flood-protection wall, near a closed railroad crossing Jan. 29, 2021, by Sherman Army Airfield. The levee road around the airfield is closed as flood repairs are being made. The hangar is still open for physical training and testing. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Pvt. Monique Mason, 291st Military Police Company, 40th Military Police Battalion (Detention), and Spc. Joshua Solano, 256th MP Company, 40th, pack pre-sorted children’s clothing into bins to transfer the donations from a temporary collection site to what will become the permanent closet in a nearby building Feb. 5, 2021, at the 40th MP Battalion Headquarters. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Retired Lt. Col. Bill Welch, operations research analyst at The Research and Analysis Center, welcomes friends and family members who have tuned in via Facebook for his Friday night “Come Together Tribute,” featuring songs with positive messages, Feb. 5, 2021, at his home in Leavenworth. Welch started offering the concerts, which he said he thinks serve as a form of therapy for himself and those watching, on Facebook in April 2020. His “Come Together Tribute” setlist included covers of “Get Along” and “Happy Does” by Kenny Chesney, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman, “Undivided” by Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard, “Be a Light” by Thomas Rhett and more. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Brig. Gen. Duane Miller, U.S. Army Corrections Command commanding general, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Breckinridge, Criminal Investigation Command command sergeant major, right, applaud Capt. Micah Robbins, commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Joint Regional Correctional Facility, 705th Military Police Battalion (Detention); HHC, JRCF 1st Sgt. Ryan Miller; Spc. Lexus McCoy, soldier of the quarter; and other HHC, JRCF soldiers for their company being named the best MP company in ACC during the 2020 Brigadier General Thomas F. Barr Award presentation ceremony March 9, 2021, in the company operations facility. HHC, 40th MP Battalion (Detention), was awarded the 2021 Barr Award in December 2021. The Barr Award is presented annually to the top MP unit, company or smaller, under or supporting ACC. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
“To Be At War” workshop mentor Bethany Kidd looks at workshop participants’ photography, displayed along the Missouri River, before a brief ceremony to kick off the “To Be At War” community photography exhibit April 22, 2021, at Leavenworth Landing Park. The exhibit, featuring the photography of military spouses and children, was on display until June 2021. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Fayelee Overman, museum technician, rearranges items as she installs the “News at Fort Leavenworth” exhibit May 5, 2021, at the Frontier Army Museum. The Fort Leavenworth Lamp marked its 50th anniversary in 2021. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Fort Leavenworth Fire and Emergency Services Fire Inspector Antonio Masisak looks through building plans for a way to access second-floor mechanical rooms while walking through the new Patton Junior High School with Fort Leavenworth Fire Department firefighters May 18, 2021, at the construction site on Biddle Boulevard. Firefighters saw where to gain mechanical room access, where the sprinkler system could provide water hookups and more during the walk-through of the building. The new Patton building is scheduled to open in August 2022 for the 2022-23 schoolyear. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Patton Junior High School graduating ninth-graders listen to Principal Ryan Wiebe as their graduation ceremony begins May 20, 2021, in the Patton gymnasium. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Members of the Fort Leavenworth community bid farewell to Col. Scott Green, director of the Command and General Staff School, in a memorial ceremony June 30, 2021, at the Lewis and Clark Center’s Eisenhower Auditorium. Photo by Harry Sarles/Army University Public Affairs
Brig. Gen. Duane Miller, Army Corrections Command commanding general; Lt. Col. Matthew Hofmann, outgoing 40th Military Police Battalion (Detention) commander; Lt. Col. Corrie Hanson, 705th MP Battalion (Detention) commander and Hofmann’s spouse; and Hofmann and Hanson’s son, Lucas, watch the couple’s daughter, Adria, amuse herself with paper and pens during Hofmann’s retirement ceremony July 1, 2021, in DePuy Auditorium. Hofmann’s retirement ceremony followed his change of command ceremony with Lt. Col. John Magliocca, incoming 40th Military Police Battalion (Detention) commander. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Jeff Hollaway, program analyst, calls in-bound personnel to check if they are having any issues while working in the Summer Surge Cell with Maj. Kyle Loftus, plans analyst and integration OIC, and others helping process PCSing data July 21, 2021, in Garrison Headquarters. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Seminar 5 competitors Maj. Michael Pierri and Pakistani Maj. Yasin Javed paddle toward the pool edge to complete their first lap after colliding with Seminar 8 competitors British Maj. Philip Anderson and Maj. Megan OKeefe on their return lap during the School of Advanced Military Studies Boatyard Warz July 22, 2021, at Hancock Pool. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Rocky Railroad “Conductor” Ken Bower tells the story about Ananias being told by the Lord to go see his enemy Saul during Vacation Bible School Aug. 3, 2021, at the park by Hancock Pool. Bower reminded children that God helps them in all of the hard things they might have to do, and related the story to the day’s scripture lesson from Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things in Christ who strengthens me.” Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Reunited classmates Mike Dungan of Leavenworth; Dennis Fendler of Clarksville, Tenn.; John Young of Kailua, Hawaii; and Joe Beavers of Monument, Colo., line up on the track for a mock race during their tour of Patton Junior High School Aug. 10, 2021. The four men are 1969 graduates of Patton and were members of the undefeated football team that year. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Cindy Brookhouser, of Olathe, Kan., kisses her 11-year-old cat, Kiki, after being reunited with the cat by Fort Leavenworth Stray Facility volunteers Sept. 1, 2021, in the Visitor Control Center parking lot. Brookhouser hadn’t seen Kiki for four years. The cat, thin and matted, followed home the sons of a Fort Leavenworth Stray Facility volunteer, who then brought the cat into the facility, and then another FLSF volunteer was able to track down Brookhouser’s contact information thanks to a microchip. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Kindergartner McCoy Marbut waves a flag as he leads his classmates along the sidewalk to where they will plant their flags as part of Freedom Walk activities Sept. 10, 2021, at MacArthur Elementary School. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Cpl. Colin Ingraham, Connecticut National Guard, and dual-purpose military working dog Victor, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, search detection lanes in the game room while being evaluated for annual certification Sept. 16, 2021, at the Harrold Youth Center. U.S. Army photo by Stephanie Mahone
Combined Arms Center Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Helton and Mission Command Center of Excellence Sgt. Maj. Robert W. Ferguson II position the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club medallion around the neck of SAMC inductee Sgt.1st Class Martin Alonzo, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Disciplinary Barracks, during the SAMC induction ceremony Sept. 24, 2021, in Grant Auditorium. Other inductees included Sgt. 1st Class Tanya Hnat, HHC, 40th Military Police Battalion (Detention); Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Lucas, 291st MP Company, 40th; Sgt. 1st Class Ashley Neago, HHC, Joint Regional Correctional Facility, 705th MP Battalion (Detention); Sgt. 1st Class Eric Williams, 256th MP Company, 40th; Staff Sgt. Cory Calico, 291st, 40th; Staff Sgt. Jeremy Meyers, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 15th Military Police Brigade; Sgt. Arnice Bratcher-Harris, HHC, Combined Arms Center, Special Troops Battalion; and Sgt. Charles Velazquez, HHD, 15th. First Sgt. Cotton Villar, Staff Sgt. Frederick Marville, Staff Sgt. Michael Ramos and Staff Sgt. Sherry Watkins were also inducted into the club in December 2021. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Col. Charles (Chuck) Rambo, director of Army Credentialing and Continuing Education Services for Soldiers (ACCESS), Army University, was remembered in by colleagues and friends during a memorial service Oct. 26, 2021, in Eisenhower Auditorium at the Lewis and Clark Center. Rambo died Sept. 25. Photo by Jim Shea/Army University
Pie-eating contest participants 11-year-old Kaitlyn McEntee, center, and 8-year-old Ana Strickland, right, race to consume the most pie while family and friends yell encouragement and advice during the Garrison Fall Festival Nov. 6, 2021, outside Pioneer Chapel. Ana was named the winner of the timed competition. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Staff Sgt. Robert Balcombe, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Disciplinary Barracks, salutes as Spc. Hunter Schroeder, 256th Military Police Company, 40th MP Battalion (Detention), fires as they and other members of the 15th MP Brigade Funeral Honors Team perform a 21-gun salute during the memorial ceremony for retired Gen. Colin Powell Nov. 5, 2021, by the Buffalo Soldier Monument. Powell, who died Oct. 18, 2021, is credited with originating the idea of the monument when he was a brigadier general at Fort Leavenworth in 1982. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Training and Doctrine Command Commander Gen. Paul Funk II and former Lt. Gov. Gary Sherrer go through a receiving line to greet retired Lt. Gen. Robert Arter and Lois Arter after a ceremony dedicating Arter Atrium in the couple’s honor Nov. 17, 2021, at the Lewis and Clark Center. Arter Atrium is located inside the front entrance of the building. A portrait of the Arters hangs outside Marshall Lecture Hall. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Garrison Commander Col. John Misenheimer Jr. congratulates Child and Youth Services Coordinator Carole Hoffman on being selected as a 2020 Stalwart Award winner Nov. 17, 2021, in Misenheimer’s office. The Stalwart Award is awarded annually to 15 Installation Management Command military and civilian staff members for outstanding professional performance. Photo by George Marcec/Fort Leavenworth Garrison Public Affairs
Soldiers hold the guidons for newly designated companies under the United States Disciplinary Barracks Battalion (Corrections), formerly the 40th Military Police Battalion (Detention), and the Midwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility Battalion (Corrections), formerly the 705th MP Battalion (Detention), during the 15th Military Police Brigade inactivation and designation ceremony Dec. 1, 2021, on Main Parade. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Sgt. Jaime Loera, Army Lenexa (Kan.) Recruiting Office, places a wreath on a veteran’s headstone and reads the name and service dates aloud to his wife, Destiny, and sons, 4-month-old Ezekiel, 3-year-old Zyus and 5-year-old Iyzen, during the Wreaths Across America event Dec. 18, 2021, at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp


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