Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood DES using RAMs to ensure good order and discipline

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 28, 2021) — Drivers on Fort Leonard Wood may have noticed or participated in one of several temporary police checkpoints set up at various times at different locations on Friday around the installation. The checkpoints were part of what the Directorate of Emergency Services calls random antiterrorism measures,…

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5th Engineers join 100-unit club for second time with fall blood drive

Carl Norman FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2021) — Soldiers from the 5th Engineer Battalion donated 106 units of blood to the Armed Services Blood Program Sept. 29, earning them several spots in the Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center’s record book. The “Fightin’ Fifth” Soldiers captured the No. 6 spot on the donor…

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Fort Leonard Wood civilian receives ‘Kentucky Colonel’ commissioning honors

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2021) — A Fort Leonard Wood civilian received Kentucky’s highest title of honor during a ceremony Oct. 15 in the foyer in front of the U.S. Army Engineer School command section. Don Murray, deputy director of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Proponent Office–Geospatial, or TPO-GEO,…

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Repair work to impact Fort Leonard Wood’s Polla Road, West Gate

Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2021) — Repair work on the Polla Road bridge near the West Gate is scheduled to take place Nov. 1 through 3, according to Fort Leonard Wood’s Directorate of Public Works. During the construction period, the West Gate will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5…

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