FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Aug. 26, 2022) — The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2.
The Wednesday Evening Scramble will be held at Piney Valley Golf Course every Wednesday. The 4-person scramble includes 9 holes with a 5 p.m. shotgun start. $20 per person. Early signup is required, stop by the Piney Valley Golf Course or call 573.329.4770 to register today.
The Fort Leonard Wood Commissary is hosting a Labor Day sidewalk sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 to 3, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Call 573.596.0783 for details.
The General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital has COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for all beneficiaries on Sept. 1 and Sept. 22. Those under 18 years old may make an appointment between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m., and adults between 1 and 4 p.m. Call 866.299.4234 for details.
Fort Leonard Wood’s Army Military Pay Office will close at noon on Sept. 2. In case of emergency, call 317.363.7133 or 317.361.0198.
Commanding General’s Scramble will be at 9 a.m. Sept. 9 at Piney Valley Golf Course. Bring your 4-person team to have some fun in this 9 or 18 hole scramble. Open to ages 18 and older. Prizes and flights will be based on the number of participants. $45 for 9 holes and $60 for 18 holes. Fee covers golf, cart, range balls, food and prizes. Team mulligans can be purchased for $20. Register one day prior. For more information, call 573.329.4770.
Fort Leonard Wood is set to host its Retiree Appreciation Days celebration Sept. 9 and 10 at various locations around the installation. Events this year will include a bus tour of the post, a retirement ceremony, lunch in an Army dining facility, retiree dinner and a town hall. The goal is to provide retirees and their families with information, services and assistance concerning their personal affairs, benefits, privileges, rights and entitlements. Call 573.596.0947 for details.
The Big Bass Tournament will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area. Each boat must have a DoD ID card holder. Cost is $40 per team. There is also an additional optional $10 fee for Big Bass. For more information, call 573.346.5640.
The 2022 Fall Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sept. 10 at Baker Theater Parking Lot. Cost is $30 for advance registration, $40 for day-of registration, and $5 for tables (advance registration only). Sellers are limited to one vehicle per purchased space. All other vehicles can park in adjacent lots or on the street. The following items may not be sold: food items, supplements, homeopathics, medications, weapons, animals or livestock. Register in advance by Sept. 8 online at leonardwood.armymwr.com, by calling 573.596.6913 or at the Installation Wide Events Office in building 470, room 1105. For more information, call 573.596.6913.
Join the Bruce C. Clarke Clarke Library from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. September 15 for STEAM Lab. This is a self-paced event with various science, technology, engineering, art and math kits to explore. Event is free and open to ages 3 and up. Children under 13 must have parent or guardian supervision. If you are unable to attend you can swing by and grab one of our take-home bags while supplies last. For more information, call 573.563.4113.
Due to an increase in applications, the Army Benefits Center is asking Army civilian employees to submit retirement applications six months in advance. Call the Fort Leonard Wood Civilian Personnel Advisory Center at 573.596.0927 if assistance is needed.
Anger Management courses will be held monthly on Fridays throughout September in Army Community Service Room A from 12 to 1:30 p.m. People who have a problem with anger don’t always know how to express it in appropriate and constructive ways. This course will help you out with healthy ways to recognize and manage anger. Course is free. To register, call 573.596.4268.
Stress management courses will be held on Fridays throughout September in Army Community Service Room A from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Working through each lesson in this course will help you better understand the origins of your stress and provide you with a practical approach for reducing stress in your life, thus improving your health and emotional well-being. Course in free. To register, call 573.596.4268.
Visit Daugherty Bowling Center on Fridays and Saturdays for extreme bowling. Event takes place Fridays from 10 to 11 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 p.m. Cost is $5 per game or $25 per lane, per hour (up to six bowlers). For more information, call 573.596.1498.
About Fort Leonard Wood
Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post 80 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains nearly 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: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission