FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 14, 2019) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Feb. 18 through Feb. 22.
A Hiring Fair is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at Nutter Field House. The Hiring Fair is open to all service members, veterans, family members, and other job seekers. Bring copies of your resume and dress professionally. For more information, call 573.596.0175.
The Outdoor Adventure Center and Natural Resources Branch of Fort Leonard Wood, along with the U.S. Forest Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation announced they will hold the annual Kid’s Trout Fishing Derby from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Stone Mill Spring Recreation Area. The event is open to participants ages 15 and younger. Anglers can fish for nearly 1,000 rainbow trout, including specially-marked trout that they can turn in for prizes. Participants must bring their own fishing poles, tackle and bait. The event is free, and no pre-registration is required. Parking will be allowed along the shoulders of Route 26 toward Piney Valley Golf Course. The OAC will provide shuttle service to and from the parking area and Stone Mill Spring between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For more information, visit the OAC, located on FLW K road or call 573.596.4223.
Father Daughter Dance, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at Nutter Field House. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. for pictures. A significant male role model is welcome to fill in for fathers who are unable to attend. Tickets are $20 per person. Registration is subject to selling out. For more information, visit https://www.asymca.org/fort-leonard-wood-home.
The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Black History Month Celebration is scheduled for 11:30 to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Pershing Community Center. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased from Brigade Equal Opportunity Advisors or the Equal Opportunity Office. For more information, contact 573.596.0601.
Women’s Basic Self-Defense Class, from 9 a.m. to noon at Army Community Service Room 109 Feb. 26, and Pippin Gym Feb. 27 and 28. Service members, families, and DoD employees (females ages 14 and older) are invited to attend. To register, call Carol Oberwager at 573.596.0212.
Army Special Operations Force recruiters are scheduled to return to Fort Leonard Wood Feb. 26 through March 8 in search of candidates for their Special Forces, Psychological Operations and Civil Affairs programs. ARSOF is looking for Soldiers who are willing to train and prepare, both physically and mentally, to endure 10 to 21 days of assessment and selection with extensive follow-on training. All briefings are scheduled to begin at noon Feb. 26 through 28 and March 4, 5 and 7 in Room 102 of Clarke Library and March 1, 6 and 8 being held in Truman Education Center. Those participating should expect to take a physical fitness test. Tests are scheduled to be held at 7 a.m. March 1 and 8 at the PT Track on the corner of Nebraska and Minnesota avenues. For more information, contact an ARSOF recruiter at 270.798.9818.
A Martial Arts Trial Class is scheduled from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at CDC 614. Reserve your spot now for this free trial class. Only 20 slots are available. Youth must be registered with Child & Youth Services to participate. Open to authorized youth, ages 6-18 years old. Register at Parent Central Services located in Bldg. 470, Room 1126. For more information, contact 573.596.5039.
Fort Wood Community Spouses Club Viva Las Vegas Night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. March 1 at Nutter Field House. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.fwcsc.org/index.html.
Fort Leonard Wood is slated to host its Women’s history Month Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 at the Pershing Community Center. Tickets are $12 per person. For more information, call the installation Equal Opportunity Office at 573.596.0601.
Applications for engineers wanting to compete in the 13th annual Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition are now being accepted through March 8. The date of the three-day competition, which takes place at Fort Leonard Wood, home of the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, is April 8 through 10. Competitors will report on April 6. Priority will be given to teams composed of two Sapper Leader Course graduates. Up to 50 teams will start the 50-hour competition, where they will travel 50 miles while completing a variety of events that test their technical and tactical proficiency as Sapper leaders. For more information, visit the BSC website at https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/units-tenants/USAES/Sapper/BSC, or email the Sapper Training Company at firstname.lastname@example.org. The public will be able to follow the competition by using #BestSapper on social media.
Community Orientation is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon, Thursdays at Building 470, Room 2224. This program is part of a seven-day cycle for in-processing Soldiers called Arrive Strong. Spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact 573.596.0136.
The Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center will remain open through the end of April, and is located on the first floor of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Building 315. Appointments can be made by calling the Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center at 573.596.1040. The FLW Tax Center’s hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. While appointments are encouraged, walk-ins are welcome during the Tax Center’s hours of operation.
Alcoholics Anonymous, meets from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Main Post Chapel, Room 132. Other meetings are at 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays on Hemphill Road, off Highway Y in St. Robert. There is also a women-only meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesdays at this location. All meetings on Fort Leonard Wood and the Saturday St. Robert meeting are open to anyone. For more information, visit www.aadistrict9mo.com or call Jim at 573.336.5891 or David at 573.774.5364.
Youth Sports and Fitness Registration for Soccer, Volley Ball and Track is open through Feb. 22. Soccer is open to youth ages 3-15. Volleyball is open to youth 7-14 and Track is open to youth 5-15. Register youth at Parent Central Services located in Building 470, Room 1126. For more information on practice dates, game dates or cost to participate, call 573.596.2611.