By Marti Yoshida
Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (June 3, 2019) – The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School will host the 101st anniversary of the Chemical Corps Regiment June 24-28 here.
In addition to the CBRN Warfighter forum, several events will be taking place to include a change of leadership for the 3rd Chemical Brigade, the Chemical Corps Regimental Association 2019 CBRN Exhibition, a CBRN Spouses’ day event, the annual Honor to Our Fallen Sunrise Service, a Chemical Corps Regimental Run, the State of the Regiment address, and the Green Dragon Ball. Advance registration is required for the CBRN Spouses’ Day event and Green Dragon Ball.
Following are the details on this year’s events.
A Change-of-Command and Change-of-Responsibility Ceremony for the 3rd Chemical Brigade takes place at 9 a.m. June 24 on Gammon Field.
The CBRN Spouse’s Day event, which gives spouses a better understanding of their CBRN Soldier’s career, is planned from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25, and includes weapons familiarization, skeet shoot, the Engagement Skills Trainer and a tour of the Chemical Defense Training Facility. Cost for skeet shoot is $14, and is paid on site at the Outdoor Adventure Center, while cost for the catered lunch at the CBRN Regimental Room is $8.50 and needs to be paid by June 14 at the 3rd Chemical Brigade Headquarters. For more information, call 573.596.6163, or 573.596.0789, or visit the online invitation at: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/index.cfm?i=440498&k=0665420D725F.
The Chemical Corps Regimental Association 2019 CBRN Exhibition at Nutter Field House will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 25 and 26. This event is the premier gathering of Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, Multinational, Industry, Academia and CBRN professionals. The goal of the exhibition is to leverage the expertise of the CBRN community, to provide the best support possible to current operations and Dragon Soldiers, as well as engage CBRN strategic thinkers of today for the future.
The annual Honor to Our Fallen Sunrise Service takes place at 6 a.m. June 26 at the Chemical Memorial Grove.
The CBRN Warfighter Forum will be held June 26-27 at the Digital Training Facility and is attended by invitation only.
The Chemical Corps Regimental Run steps off at 5:30 a.m. June 27 from Gammon Field.
The State of the Regiment, along with the Sibert Awards, Hall of Fame and Distinguished Members of the Corps Induction Ceremony, is set to begin at 9 a.m. June 27 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.
The week rounds out with the Green Dragon Ball at 6 p.m. June 28 in Nutter Field House. Cost for the Ball is $45 per person and dress is formal attire. Tickets for the ball are available through the Protocol Office. For more information, view the online invitation at https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=453905&k=066441007B52.
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.