FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 8, 2019) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of March 11 through March 15.
A S.T.E.A.M. lab is scheduled for 4 p.m. March 12 at Bruce C. Clarke Library. S.T.E.A.M. Lab is a place for children of all ages to come learn, play, build, and create. Enjoy kits, projects, and crafts that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics! Join us in this fun and interactive environment, where children can learn new things and fulfill their creativity and curiosity. This is a self-paced program and the children have the opportunity to work without time constraints or press of a particular goal. For more information about this free event, contact 573.563.4113.
Wednesday Night Live is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Main Post Chapel. This event is open for all ages to come and strengthen their faith. For more information, please call 573.596.0089.
GLWACH’s Lunch and Learn series: Basic Nutrition, is slated for noon March 14 at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital dining facility.
A Crappie Tournament is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 at the Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area. No boats required. Participants can fish of docks, the shore or personal boats. Cost is $30 per entrant and $10 additional big crappie. For more information, contact 573.346.5640.
Homeschooling Group is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 19 at the Middle School/Teen Center. This monthly session, for both children and parents, provides educational support and information for homeschool families. For more information, call 573.596.0357.
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.
The Directorate of Emergency Services Law Enforcement and Fire and Emergency services is scheduled to hold a Rescue Task Force Training seminar on active-shooter response April 3 and 4 on Fort Leonard Wood. Due to the realistic nature of this training event, those located in the vicinity of the training may hear simulated shots and other special effects sounds.
Ready and Resilient Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 4 in the Main Post Chapel. The event is open to all service members, family members and civilian employees and includes opportunities to complete some mandatory training requirements. Lunch will be provided by Mobile USO. For more information, call 573.596.0938.
Family and Morale, Wellfair and Recreation’s PT in the Woods is scheduled for 6:30 a.m. April 10 on Gerlach Track with registration beginning at 6 a.m. Celebrate the Month of the Military Child with a 30-minute aerobics workout for service members and their children ages 3 to 18. For more information, call 573.596.2611.
An Easter Egg Hunt is planned for 9 a.m. April 13 at Gammon Field. Enjoy activities, musical entertainment, face painting, balloon artist, petting zoo, and photos with the Easter Bunny at 9 a.m. The Egg Hunt begins at 10 a.m. Age groups for the egg hunt will range from ages 2 and under, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 years old. No strollers will be allowed in egg hunting areas and no pets allowed at event. To learn more about this free event, contact 573-596-6913.
Bundles of Joy is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. April 15 at Army Community Service, 486 Replacement Avenue. This free 6 week course for expecting parents will cover bonding, swaddling, safe sleep, budgeting for baby, car seat safety, and more. Sessions dates include April 15, 22, 29 and May 6, 13, 20. For more information, contact 573.596.0212.
The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School is searching for competitors from across the Army for the 2019 Best CBRN Warrior Competition. The school is accepting applications now through March 15. A maximum of 25, two-person teams will be accepted for the competition slated to be held from April 29 to May 3 on Fort Leonard Wood. All Army applicants must be within Career Management Field 74. Competitors should be prepared to road march approximately 35 miles and compete in a variety of Soldier-related events, such as land navigation, combatives, the Combat Water Survival Test, patrol base operations and qualifying with a weapon. Participants should also be prepared to compete in a myriad of CBRN related tasks and events. For more information on requirements and nomination packets, contact Sgt. 1st Class Reginald Pleasant, USACBRNS Senior Personnel Development noncommissioned officer, at 573.563.1306.
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.