Fort Leonard Wood

Best Sapper Competition registration opens Tuesday

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2022) – The U.S. Army Engineer School will begin accepting applications Tuesday for the 15th Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition, officials said. The competition is scheduled to take place here from April 20 through 26, and is open to all Sapper-qualified active-duty, Reserve and…

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Fort Leonard Wood safety experts take home TRADOC-level awards

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan. 25, 2022) – Fort Leonard Wood’s Maneuver Support Center of Excellence demonstrated their commitment to safety excellence during fiscal year 2021, earning five U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command safety awards for their efforts. Fort Leonard Wood winners included: Maj. Jason Overstreet, 795th Military Police Battalion, in the…

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Phelps County Sheriff’s Department deputies get training opportunity at Fort Leonard Wood

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan. 20, 2022) – Phelps County Sheriff’s Department deputies spent two days on Fort Leonard Wood this week, gaining valuable law enforcement refresher training. The eight deputies on post Tuesday and Wednesday are based out of Rolla, Missouri, and are members of what’s called a special response team —…

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Use a space heater safely with these tips

Mike Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan. 19, 2022) – A horrific fire in New York City earlier this month killed 19 people, and has once again brought attention to the hazards of home space heaters. Experts say the fire was not an isolated incident. Space heaters — which by some definitions can include certain…

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