FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (June 13, 2019) – In combination with the Army birthday, the U.S. Army Engineer School will celebrate 244 years of military service with a muster and birthday ceremony from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 at the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex Engineer Regimental Room.
Muster Cards will be issued throughout the day. The 1st Engineer Brigade birthday celebration takes place at 11 a.m., and the official Engineer Regimental Birthday observance and cake-cutting ceremony starts at 11:30 a.m. on the museum patio. A regimental barbecue is planned for noon and is free for Army Engineer Association members.
Virtual Muster Cards can be found online at the USAES web page at home.army.mil/wood.
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 82,000 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 and Air Force detachments on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.
More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission.