Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – As part of an ongoing Army-wide effort to resolve unsatisfactory conditions in Army family housing, Col. Eric Towns, Fort Leonard Wood’s garrison commander, invites local media to a roundtable to discuss the installation’s ongoing efforts to improve housing at Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Headquarters building on Friday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m.

Media who attend will have the opportunity to ask questions in regards to housing.

Fort Leonard Wood’s family housing includes 1,806 homes.

Media with questions or those who are interested in attending this event should RSVP by Tuesday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m. to the Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office at (573) 563-4145.


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 82,000 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 and Air Force detachments on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.

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