Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2021) – Emergency personnel responded to an incident at the Fort Leonard Wood Main Exchange at approximately 10:08 a.m. today after a physical altercation was reported.

The subject fled the scene and was apprehended by Fort Leonard Wood law enforcement on Missouri Avenue, while traveling in the direction of the North Gate.

The victim was transported by ambulance to the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to GLWACH personnel.

The incident is under investigation by the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division and Fort Leonard Wood’s Directorate of Emergency Services.


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.

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