Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood community to salute military-bound high school students

By Sam Campbell Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 19, 2019) — The first ever Community Salute to Service is scheduled to take place May 1 at 6 p.m. in the Waynesville High School gymnasium in recognition of South Central Missouri high school seniors who are joining the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force…

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DES hosts Rescue Task Force training

By Dawn Arden Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 11, 2019) – The sound of gun fire overpowers the smoke filled hallway of Fort Leonard Wood’s Building 6501 as first responders carefully step around emptied magazines and hundreds of shell casings littering the floor. This scene was not a real-life event, only an…

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Fort Leonard Wood Report for the week of April 15-19

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 15, 2019) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of April 15 through April 19. Congratulations to Sapper Team 17: Capt. John Baer and 1st Lt. Terence Hughes, with the 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Captain Baer and Lieutenant Hughes took top honors in the 13th Annual…

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Redesigned CDTF offers reality-based training

By Dawn Arden Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 11, 2019) – The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday marking the official end to a six-month redesign of Fort Leonard Wood’s Chemical Defense Training Facility. The more than $6 million Training Enhancement Initiative, the name…

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