Fort Leonard Wood

Finishing what he started: 50-year-old Alabama police officer returns to Army service after 17-year break

By Brian Hill, Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 30, 2023) — Staff Sgt. Randall Threet stood out among the basic combat training graduates from Company F, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment, who walked across the Baker Theater stage today. For one thing, he’s an NCO completing BCT alongside about…

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Fort Leonard Wood leaders talk heat injury prevention at forum

By Brian Hill, Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 29, 2023) — With summer and warmer temperatures on the way here, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence training leaders came together on Monday in Lincoln Hall Auditorium to learn more about the prevention, mitigation, recognition and treatment of heat injuries. Oscar…

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Garrison leaders introduce community mayors at quarterly housing town hall

By Melissa Buckley, Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 28, 2023) — Fort Leonard Wood’s newly elected community mayors were introduced Tuesday at the quarterly housing town hall, hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Fort Leonard Wood leaders. Col. Anthony Pollio, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Leonard Wood commander, recognized last year’s…

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Have a fun, safe turkey hunting season

By Lt. Jason Ploss, Fort Leonard Wood Conservation Law Enforcement supervisor FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — (March 21, 2023) With spring turkey hunting season approaching fast, now is the time to read and understand the regulations. Missouri’s youth turkey hunting season is April 1 and 2, and the regular spring turkey season is scheduled for…

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