Martial Arts Trial Class is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Sept. 4 at SKIES Unlimited, Building 614. Reserve your spot now as only 20 slots are available. This free event is open to authorized youth, ages 6-18. Children must be registered with Child and Youth Services. Register youth at Parent Outreach Services in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information, contact 573.596.5039.
A Retiree Gold Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 6, with a shotgun start set for 8 a.m. Cost is $60 per person and includes green fees, range balls, cart and lunch. To sign up contact Piney Valley Golf Course at 573.329.4770.
The FMWR Fall Yard Sale is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at Baker Theater Parking Lot. Register by Sept. 5 at the installation Wide Events Office in Pershing Community Center or online at the FMWR website. Cost is $20 for advance registration and $25 same day registration. Tables are $5 each and are only available for advance registration. For more information and rules, call 573.596.6913.
A Big Bass tournament is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area. Enjoy a day out on the water as you try to lure in the big one. Cost is $40 per boat and $10 additional big bass. For more information, contact 573.346.5640.
Movie in the Park Campout, at Colyer Park featuring “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is scheduled for Sept. 12. Tents can be set up at 5 p.m. with activities from 6 to 7 p.m. The movie will begin at sundown, 7:20 p.m. For more information, call 573.596.6913.
General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is slated to host a lunch and learn on the topic of stress eating at noon Sept. 12 at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital dining facility.
Destination Success is slated to take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Middle School Teen Center, 2538 Young Street, Building 9625, on Fort Leonard Wood. This free college and career night is for youth in grades 6 through 12 and is open to the public. Representatives from a variety of local businesses, colleges and military recruiters will be on hand, as well as representatives for ACT prep, college enrollment assistance, STEM-related fields and summer/part-time job opportunities. For more information or to RSVP, call 573.596.0209.
An All-Nighter Paintball Tournament is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Tournament is limited to 16 teams. Registration ends at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Open to the public, ages 13 and older. Cost is $50 per team and includes markers, masks and air. Bags of paint are $12. Prizes will be awarded for first through third places. For more information, call 573.596.4223.
Dueling Pianos, a high-energy, all request comedy piano show is scheduled for Sept. 27 at the Pershing Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. There will be a $10 cover at the door. This event is open to the public ages 18 and up. For more information, contact 573.596.6913.
Sept. 30 – Nov. 1
Registration for Winter Youth Sports will be open from September 30 – November 1. The sports available are Cheer, Basketball, and Introduction to Wrestling. Sports physicals and health assessments are required before youth can practice or play. Flu shots are required by December 15. The cost for Cheer is $45 per person, ages 5-12, and includes a team uniform top and medallion. The cost of basketball is $25 for youth ages 3 and 4 and $45 per person, ages 5-10. Youth will receive a team uniform jersey and medallion. The cost of Introduction to Wrestling is $45 per person and is open to youth ages 5-10. Youth will receive a team uniform top and medallion. Register at Parent Central Services located in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information, call Parent Central Services at 573.596.0238.
Work is currently being done to the street lights on the outbound lane of Missouri Avenue from the Main Gate to Diamond Street. The work is part of an ongoing project by Fort Leonard Wood’s public utility contractor, Laclede Electric, to replace the street lights’ circuit along Missouri Avenue from the Main Gate to First Street. The project is expected to last throughout the fall and will impact street lights on both the outbound and inbound lanes.
All Department of Defense ID card holders working on post as contractors or vendors may no longer use a DoD civilian, retiree, military or dependent ID card as a way to gain access to the installation for the purpose for which they are employed as a contractor or vendor. If a retiree accesses the installation for purposes such as their personal use of the Commissary, PX, FMWR facilities or activities such as medical appointments that are not commercial, business or contracted then the retiree or DoD ID card holder may use their issued DoD ID card. Those needing to apply for a contractor pass should visit the Main Gate Visitor Center.
The Office of The Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Under this program, the Army projects sending up to 25 active duty commissioned officers to law school at government expense. Selected officers will attend law school beginning the Fall of 2020 and will remain on active duty while attending law school. Interested officers should review Chapter 10, AR 27-1 to determine their eligibility. This program is open to commissioned officers in the rank of second lieutenant through captain. Applicants must have at least two but not more than six years of total active federal service at the time legal training begins. Interested officers should contact Lt. Col. Shay Stinson, deputy staff judge advocate, at 573.596.0633.
All Garrison policies to include those about vapor producing devices, use of unit funds provided by MWR and operating a taxi on Fort Leonard Wood are located at https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/Garrison/garrison-policy. These policies provide guidance and appropriate procedures for residents, employees and visitors to follow while on Fort Leonard Wood.
The Armed Services Blood Program is in need of blood donors. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center is located in Building 822 at the corner of Iowa and Kansas streets. People can donate from 8 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Sundays through Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 573.596.5385 for an appointment. Walk-in donors are welcome.