Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2020) — The Fort Leonard Wood Retiree Council is scheduled to host a virtual town hall 10 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker is Col. Aaron Pitney, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital commander. The event will be livestreamed to the U.S. Army Fort Leonard Wood Retiree Days Facebook group, which can be found at www.facebook.com/groups/1148894405491592.
Military retirees who receive services through Fort Leonard Wood are encouraged to join the group and participate by asking any questions they may have, pertaining to the installation, during the live event.
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