Following are some recent highlights of Fort Leonard Wood in the news.
Army National Hiring Days
Milford Native Niave Knell Reflects On 29-Year Career in the U.S. Army, by Alison Bosma, Milford (Massachusetts) Daily News, June 2021
Even the Army has put out help wanted signs, KMOX (ABC Radio), June 2021
Holiday Block Leave
Thousands of service members stop at Lambert Airport ahead of annual holiday leave, KMOV4, Dec. 2019.
Photos: Soldiers enjoy food, entertainment and naps at annual Holiday Block Leave, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dec. 2019.
Springfield mayor announces special event for service members of Fort Leonard Wood, OzarksFirst.com, Dec. 2019.
Springfield to Host Holiday Festivities For Soldiers, KTTS, Dec. 2019.
City of Springfield honors Ft. Leonard Wood soldiers at Christmas, KY3, Dec. 2019.
Springfield Welcoming Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers Today for “Home for the Holidays”, Ozarks Independent, Dec. 2019.
Lebanon hosts event for soldiers unable to go home for the holidays, OzarksFirst.com, Dec. 2019.
Trees for Troops
Nearly 500 Christmas trees donated to military families at Fort Leonard Wood, by Andrew Havranek, KY3, Dec. 2019.
Lebanon hosts event for soldiers unable to go home for the holidays, by Nyzah McDonald, KOLR10, OzarksFirst.com, Dec. 2019.
Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood treated to a Thanksgiving feast, by Andrew Havranek, KY3, Nov. 2019.
How they’re spending Thanksgiving at Fort Leonard Wood, by Roche Madden, FOX2, Nov. 2019.
Ft. Leonard Wood leaders aim to make Thanksgiving special for thousands of Missouri soldiers, by Alisa Nelson, Missourinet, Nov. 2019.
New Lifesaving Search-And-Rescue Tech Is Under Review At Fort Leonard Wood, by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio, Oct. 2019.
Soldiers experiment with new technology geared to help first responders in crisis response, by Andrew Havranek, KY3, Oct. 2019.
Endangered Species Find A Peaceful Home On Land Used To Train For War , by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio, Oct. 2019.
Fort Leonard Wood Takes A New Approach To Suicide Prevention, by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio, Aug. 2019.
Over 300 soldiers graduate from basic training in combined ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood, by Andrew Havranek, KY3, Jul. 2019
Historic Black Officers Club Dedication/Memorialization
Fort Leonard Wood restores building and mural, honor segregation-era Soldiers, by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio
Fort Leonard Wood Housing
Fort Leonard Wood Adds Staff and Increases Communication to Fix Base Housing Issues, by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio
Army Dive School
Army’s engineer dive school poses rare challenge — for those able to meet it
— Part one of a two-part series on the Army’s engineer diver training.
Army divers train for bevy of dangers
— Part two of a two-part series on the Army’s engineer diver training.
NPR All Things Considered: A Rash Of Injuries Has The Army Looking For A New Kind Of Boot For Recruits, by Jonathan Ahl, St. Louis Public Radio
Holiday Block Leave
Team Fredbird greets troops on holiday leave, by the St. Louis Cardinals, Dec. 2018.