FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 1, 2024) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of March 4 through March 8.

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 9

Holistic health and fitness experts will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9 in Cunningham Fitness Center for an H2F Clinic. Attendees can learn more about healthy eating habits, Army Combat Fitness Test improvement techniques, sleep and stress management, cognitive performance techniques, spiritual fitness and more. Activities will be available for all ages. Call 573.596.3087 or email Capt. Oluwaleke Ajenifuja at 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.


The Fort Leonard Wood Spouse Resource Center is hosting classes throughout March, including a chance to learn about educational financial assistance available via the My Career Advancement Account at 1 p.m. March 5; 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.