Fort Leonard Wood

MPs ready to celebrate regimental week

Stephen Standifird FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 12, 2019) – Fort Leonard Wood is scheduled to celebrate the 78th birthday of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps as they hold their 2019 Regimental Week Sept. 23 through 28. The theme of this year’s regimental week is “Protect the force today, to preserve the force tomorrow.”…

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Missouri Task Force 1 partners with Urban Search and Rescue, Army National Guard

Sam Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2019) – Missouri Task Force 1 of Boone County, which recently returned from a deployment to aid in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts, partnered with the Missouri Army National Guard and Fort Leonard Wood’s Urban Search and Rescue Department Tuesday to conduct hoist operations training at Training Area…

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Fort Leonard Wood fields cutting-edge combat training tech, SAM-T

Sam Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2019) – As part of a directive established by former Defense Secretary James Mattis requiring Soldiers to experience 25 “bloodless battles” before entering their first live-fire conflict, Fort Leonard Wood will hold demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 29 at Building 1000 for its newest…

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Historic Black Officers Club named for WWII Soldier-artist Samuel Countee

Sam Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo., Aug. 13, 2019 – After more than a year of renovations, Fort Leonard Wood’s Building 2101, or better known as the Black Officer’s Club, was memorialized and renamed today in honor of the late artist Staff Sgt. Samuel Countee, who painted the building’s recently-restored mural 74 years ago. Maj….

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