Fort Leonard Wood

Marine Corps Police Academy opens on Fort Leonard Wood

Matt Decker FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2020) — With the snip of a blue ribbon, the Marine Corps Police Academy opened Oct. 15 in Bldg. 1706 on Fort Leonard Wood, the culmination of an intense, 18-month project to relocate the school here from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California. “This…

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‘Nothing beats a personal, handwritten letter:’ Utah teens send thank you letters to Fort Leonard Wood trainees

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 20, 2020) — A retired Soldier in Draper, Utah, took it upon himself last month to ask 50 teenagers in the Draper Mayor’s Youth Council he leads to write letters of appreciation to trainees here. Retired Sgt. 1st Class Hubert Huh served 23 years in the Army and…

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Aviation ‘makes all the difference:’ Engineer cumulative field training exercise gets added flying bonus

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 14, 2020) — The sound of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter bounced around the hills as it flew in low over the trees, following the course of the Big Piney River at the eastern boundary of the installation near Training Area 250. As it approached the helicopter landing zone,…

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Fort Leonard Wood eGuidon

Attached is this week’s eGuidon. Stories in this issue include: MSCoE Sends: The Bugle Call, Happy 245th birthday U.S. Navy, and Observing Columbus Day; ‘Into the Breach;’ Regional Health Command leaders visit post; CFC kick off; Fort Leonard Wood releases Halloween guidance; Sterile Processing Techs perform important role; and more. Stories can also be found…

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