FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb.1, 2019) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Feb. 4 through Feb. 8.
A karaoke duet contest is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9th at the Power Zone inside the Main Exchange. Participants will have the chance to win a variety of prizes, all of which are donated to the Exchange by its vendors. There will be several prizes, from small gift movie passes to gift bags to coupons. Duet singers can choose any karaoke song they can find online using an app and equipment at the Exchange. The only stipulation is that the song has to be suitable to be performed inside the store. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 573.329.2200.
General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital’s Patient Townhall is scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 11th at the MEDDAC classroom. This is the public’s chance to speak to hospital leadership and positively effect change. For more information, contact the GLWACH Public Affairs office at 573.596.9359.
Pre-retirement Briefing, 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 at Lincoln Hall Auditorium. Attendance is mandatory for all Soldiers with pre-approved retirements and at least 12 months before their retirement date. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call 573.596.0947.
The FLW United Soccer Club will hold a meeting for all interested players on Fort Leonard Wood from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at BOSS Corner, Bldg. 496. The club is open to members of all services, their family members ages 18 and older with valid ID card, as well as government civilian employees and contractors directly affiliated with Fort Leonard Wood. The club plays in regular scrimmages and matches throughout the region, culminating in the Defender’s Cup Military Soccer Tournament in San Antonio, Texas, over Labor Day weekend.
Bold in the Cold is slated for 10 a.m. Feb. 16 at Training Area 250. Support your local Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Program at the annual plunge. Prizes will be awarded for best team theme, best couple, and best individual with the most moxie. This free event is open to the public, all ages. Register until the day of the event at the BOSS Corner, located in Bldg. 496 at Constitution and Replacement Avenues, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and weekends from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Interested participants can also register for this event at Davidson Fitness Center. For more information, contact 573.563.5967.
Winter Series is scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 16th at Piney Valley Golf Course. Winter Series is a 2 person scramble open to ages 18 and older. Entry is $40 per player. Register at the golf course at least two days prior to the event. For more information, please call 573.329.4770.
A Hiring Fair is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21st 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.
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.
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.
Boss Candygrams will be available for purchase through Feb. 12. Candygrams will be available at the Boss Corner, Bldg. 496, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and weekends from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Candygrams will be delivered for free on post only on Feb. 14. You can also buy a Candygram for a veteran and the Boss program will deliver them to the St. James Veterans’ Home on Feb. 15. Cost is $5 for sweets and a card or $10 for a teddy bear, sweets and a card. All proceeds go towards the Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Program. For more information call, 573.563.5967
The Fort Leonard Wood Retiree Council is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Retiree of the Year. Selectee must be retired at least 10 years and currently living within the Fort Leonard Wood retirement services area of responsibility. Nominees should have distinguished military service that spanned combat or non-combat service. Provide the biography of nominees to Noah Stevens no later than Feb. 15. For more information, call 573.596.6637.
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.