Fort Leonard Wood

A green and blue family reunion: Army father gets brief meet up with his Air Force daughter in Afghanistan

Brian Hill FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2021) — For Maj. Jason Blanco, an Army Reserve Soldier deployed to Afghanistan, an in-person meeting he needed to attend at a different camp led to an opportunity most Soldiers don’t get while deployed: a family reunion. Blanco was able to spend an afternoon with his daughter,…

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General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital announces mass-vaccination event for second dose

Public Affairs FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2021) — General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is hosting a mass-vaccination event from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 5 and 6 at Nutter Field House for anyone ready to receive their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Please note: this event is only for those…

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Fort Leonard Wood Commissary updates hours of operation

Public Affairs FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2021) — Effective February 26, the Commissary will no longer have a special shopping hour for those more susceptible due to COVID. The store will be open to all patrons for regular hours. Masks are still required for anyone entering the commissary. Regular hours are Mondays through…

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Fort Leonard Wood Commissary, Exchange patrons can support football camps by shopping

Rick Brink FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 23, 2021) — Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic head-on, Defense Commissary Agency partners held a virtual kick-off event Feb. 16 to launch Military ProCamps, a program that hosts football camps for military family youngsters worldwide. Commissary and Exchange patrons can help football camps come to Fort…

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