Fort Leonard Wood

Soldiers returning to Fort Leonard Wood from Afghanistan

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2018) Soldiers with the 509th Clearance Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, are expected to return home today following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The Soldiers will be welcomed home in a ceremony at the post. The unit conducted more than 400 route clearance missions,…

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MSCOE, Fort Leonard Wood to welcome new enlisted leader

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2018) — Fort Leonard Wood plans to hold an Assumption-of-Responsibility ceremony for Command Sgt. Maj. James Breckinridge at 10 a.m. Dec. 3 in Nutter Field House. Breckinridge will take on the responsibilities as the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, which is the…

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Holiday parades coming soon around FLW

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2018) — The holidays are more than four weeks away, but several communities surrounding Fort Leonard Wood are already celebrating with holiday parades. The Lebanon Christmas Parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Boswell Park. This year’s parade theme is “A Toyland Christmas.” Like many parades, Lebanon’s holiday parade…

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Library offers resources, reading during Native American Heritage Month

By Joyce Waybright FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2018) — November is Native American Heritage Month. In 1990, the month of November was chosen because it is traditionally a time when many Native Americans gather for fall harvest festivals, world-renewal ceremonies, and powwows. The purpose of the celebration is to recognize the important role…

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