FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 23, 2024) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Feb. 26 through March 1.

Feb. 29

Fort Leonard Wood’s Transition Assistance Program is hosting a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 29 at Nutter Field House. The event is open to all transitioning service members, retirees, veterans and family members, and is required for service members within 18 months of the expiration of their term of service.

March 1

Youth Sports and Fitness Spring Sports will include Soccer and Track. The Spring Season will run from March 25 through May 11. Sports are open to ages 3 to 18. Practices are held Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays and games are held Saturday mornings. Current year’s sports physicals are required for all participants. Cost is $30 for ages 3 and 4 and $50 for ages 5 to 18. Register through March 1 at Parent Central Services or by calling 573.596.0238.

March 6

Fort Leonard Wood’s Female Mentorship and Morale Program quarterly networking breakfast is scheduled from 7 to 8 a.m. March 6 in the Engineer Regimental Room at the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex. Email Capt. Victoria Warrington at for details.

March 8

Obtain your American Red Cross Certification in CPR, First Aid and AED from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 8 at the Rec Plex. Classes are open to ages 15 and up, no prerequisites required. Cost is $95 for Civilians, $75 for Military and Dependents, or $40 for recertification with proof of prior certification. Register up to two days prior each month. For more information call 573.596.3529.

March 15

Learn the basics of oil changes and tire rotations from our experienced staff at Auto Skills Center from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. March 15. Don’t delay, class is limited to the first six authorized patrons. No open-toed shoes can be worn in the facility. Cost is $11 per person and includes staff instruction and a card for a free hour of lift bay use with impact tools for a future visit. Register at the Auto Skills Center by calling 573.596.0243 or online at today.

March 20

Join us at for parenting discussions form 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. March 20 at CDC 614. This month’s discussion will be Parent and Child Communication. Feel free to bring your own lunch, children are welcome to attend. For more information, please call 573.596.0238.


The Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center is open through April 15 to provide free tax return preparation services. Due to limited resources, this year’s complete filing services will be limited to Gold Star family members and retirees. The Tax Center is located at 316 Missouri Ave., Bldg. 315, and the hours of operation are 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Staff will operate under a drop-off and pick-up process, and like in 2023, in-person appointments will not be available. Active-duty service members will receive guided self-support as they file their own taxes, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. February 23 and March 29 in Thurman Hall, Room 3316. Please call the Tax Center during business hours at 573.596.1040 for more information.

Beginning in mid-February, contractors will be performing a required inspection of all Fort Leonard Wood on-post family housing, to include a visual survey of the exterior, along with the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, plumbing and electrical systems. The inspectors – who will wear a mask and shoe covers, if requested – will need access to the interior of each home for approximately one hour per house, and at least one resident 18 years or older must be present during the inspection. An online self-scheduling option is available by clicking here or by scanning the QR code on the door hangars that will be placed on each home. Call the Fort Leonard Wood Housing Division at 573.596.0984 for details.


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.