Fort Leonard Wood

Annual Gold Star family recognition event connects survivors, Fort Leonard Wood community

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Fort Leonard Wood’s Survivor Outreach Services hosted its annual Gold Star family recognition event Saturday. Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, which is officially observed on the last Sunday of September, recognizes and honors those who have lost a loved one who was actively serving…

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USAMPS leaders announce Military Police Competitive Challenge winners

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2022) — After three days of nearly non-stop competition by 59 Military Police Soldiers from as far away as Korea, Germany and Hawaii, U.S. Army MP School leaders named the winners of their 2022 MP Competitive Challenge Tuesday morning in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. The competition featured categories…

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Army officer, Miss Spirit of St. Louis pageant winner eyes Miss Missouri title next

Amanda Sullivan FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2022) — First Lt. Donna Gilbert, executive officer for Company B, 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, was crowned Miss Spirit of St. Louis during a scholarship pageant at the Kirkwood Theater in St. Louis, Missouri, on Aug. 29. The win qualifies her to compete for the title…

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Let’s have a safe fall hunting season on Fort Leonard Wood this year

Lt. Jason Ploss FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2022) — With hunting seasons approaching fast, it’s important to know the rules that affect Fort Leonard Wood. Pulaski County is a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone and will require mandatory testing of deer harvested on Nov. 12 and 13. However, it is wise to have…

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