FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 8, 2024) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of March 11 through March 15.

March 14

Fort Leonard Wood’s bi-monthly retirement ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. March 14 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. Call 573.596.0947 for details.

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.

March 21

Join the Bruce C. Clarke Library from 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 21 for STEAM Lab. STEAM Lab is a self-paced event with various science, technology, engineering, art and math kits to explore. Free and open to ages three and up. Children under 13 must have parent or guardian supervision at all times. For more information, call 573.563.4113.

March 22

Join us for Friends, Food and Fun from 3 to 7 p.m. March 22 at Dru Pippin Youth Center. Enjoy fun food like pizza and desserts. Event is free and open to youth in grades six through 12. For more information, call 573.596.0209.

March 26

The next quarterly on-post housing town hall is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. March 26 at Stonegate Community Center. Call 573.596.0984 for details.

March 29

In addition to regularly scheduled religious services, a Protestant Good Friday Service is set for noon March 29 at Soldier Memorial Chapel. A Catholic Good Friday service begins at 6 p.m. March 29 at Soldier Memorial Chapel.

March 31

A Community Easter Sunrise Service starts at 6:30 a.m. March 31 at the Military Police Memorial Grove (inclement weather location is the Specker Barracks Chapel). Two Easter Sunday masses will be held on March 31: 9 a.m. at Soldier Memorial Chapel and 1 p.m. at the Main Post Chapel. Call the Religious Support Office at 573.596.2127 for details.


Don’t miss Daughtry Bowling Center’s Friday Special 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each and every Friday! Adult games are $2 each, children’s games are $1 each and shoe rental is at regular rate. Call 573-596-1498 for more details.

Applications are now being accepted for the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation scholarship program for the 2024-2025 academic year. All current Balfour Beatty Communities housing residents — including spouses and children — set to be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2024 — or who are enrolled in a program of study designed to transfer directly into a four-year program — are eligible to apply. Applications are being accepted now through March 21. Go to for details.

The 14th Military Police Brigade headquarters has moved back to their original location at 6923 Iowa Avenue, Bldg. 844, across from the USO

The Fort Leonard Wood Spouse Resource Center is hosting classes throughout March, including a class by the Armed Forces Wellness Center on improving metabolism at 10 a.m. March 13; a class on developing a LinkedIn profile at 1 p.m. March 14; a resume-building class at 1 p.m. March 19; and a USA Jobs overview and federal resume review at 9 a.m. March 27. The SRC is located in Bldg. 470, Room 2222. Call 573.596.3196 for details.

The Religious Support Office is offering its spring Faith Skills religious education classes on Wednesday evenings through May 1. The classes include a dinner at 5:30 p.m. and run until 7:30 p.m. Call 573.596.0089, or email for details. A Faith Skills Facebook group is also available here.

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.