Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Jan. 8, 2024) — Due to inclement weather, an early staggered release for those personnel who are not critical/essential (as previously identified by your supervisor) is authorized for today, Jan. 8, 2024.  If you have questions, please contact your immediate supervisor.

Supervisors are encouraged to manage early release with the following guidance beginning at 4 p.m. today Jan. 8, 2024:

4 p.m.: Personnel who reside 20 miles or more from FLW

4:30 p.m.: Personnel who reside less than 10 miles from FLW

4:30 p.m.: Personnel who reside on the installation

Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation:

DMWR Facilities to include fitness centers and Child Development Centers and School Age Services will close facilities at 5 p.m. today Jan. 8, 2024. Please check the MWR web pages and for details.

General Leonard Wood Community Hospital:

Hospital Appointments at GLWCH will remain scheduled for today. The Emergency Department remains open 24/7.


Will close at 6 p.m. today, Jan. 8, 2024.

Main PX and Mini-Mall:

Will close at 5:30 p.m. today, Jan. 8, 2024.


About Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year.

Fort Leonard Wood is home to the U.S Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and three U.S. Army schools: the U.S. Army Engineer School; U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear School; and the U.S. Army Military Police School. In addition to training engineer, CBRN and military police specialties for the Army, Fort Leonard Wood also provides gender-integrated in-processing and Basic Combat Training for new Soldiers.

Fort Leonard Wood also hosts and trains with the largest Marine Corps Detachment and Air Force Squadron on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.

More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: