Fort Leonard Wood commander receives promotion to major general
Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 26, 2021) — Maj. Gen. James Bonner, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, has his two-star insignia pinned on by his wife Debra and Command Sgt. Maj. Randolph Delapena, MSCoE and Fort Leonard Wood CSM. The virtual ceremony took place today with Lt. Gen. Leslie Smith, Inspector General for the Army, presiding.
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 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