Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood career fair offers transition opportunities

Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 21, 2020) – The Fort Leonard Wood Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program will hold a career fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at Nutter Field House. SFL-TAP prepares employment and education workshops that assist transitioning service members and spouses in obtaining meaningful…

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Making history: Quander pins on brigadier general, his family’s fourth general officer

Lynda Yezzi ARLINGTON, Va. (Feb. 20, 2020) – It was fitting that the promotion ceremony for newly promoted Brig. Gen. Mark Quander took place Friday, halfway through Black History Month. The extended Quander family is the only African-American family to produce four general officers in the U.S. military. The other three retired general officers who…

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Creating a culture of chem surety on FLW

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 18, 2020) – Fort Leonard Wood’s Chemical Defense Training Facility provides opportunities for Soldiers to train with dangerous chemicals they could potentially encounter in real-world scenarios. Protecting the rest of the post’s population from the dangers of this realistic training environment is the job of chemical surety experts….

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2020 Community Salute to Service event date set

Sgt. Logan Thomas FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2020) – This spring, Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers — along with area residents and leaders from surrounding communities — are set to gather once again at the Waynesville High School gymnasium for the area’s second-annual Community Salute to Service. This year’s event is scheduled for 6:30…

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