FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 2, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of March 5 through 9.
Get prepared with Severe Weather Awareness Week
From Monday to March 10, the National Weather Service, State Emergency Management Agency and local emergency managers urge individuals to learn about severe weather and how to protect themselves during Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week. In combination with Severe Weather Awareness Week, a severe weather Tornado Drill is slated for 10 a.m. March 6. It is recommended to practice taking shelter as outdoor warning sirens and weather alert radios across the state will sound. If severe weather is in the forecast for Tuesday, the drill will be moved to 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8. To learn about how to protect yourself during severe weather, visit https://www.army.mil/article/201411/.
PCSing with Pets
The Fort Leonard Wood Vet Clinic will present information about PCSing, or moving, with pets at 4 p.m. March 7 in the Truman Education Center, Room 10. For more information, or to register, call 573.596.0094.
MWR Job Fair
An MWR Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at the St. Robert Community Center. Open to all job seekers. Agencies are hiring for the following permanent and summer positions: Recreation Aide, Facility Aide, Lifeguard, Food Service Workers, School Bus Drivers, AAFES Retail positions, and AMERICORP and VISTA positions. Some positions do have an age requirement for applicant to be 16 years and above, or by consent of a legal guardian. For more information, call 573.596.0283.
Annual 5k/10k Clover Dash
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation will host the 5k/10k Clover Dash at 9 a.m. March 10 starting from the Davidson Fitness Center. Awards will be given for the 5k/10k overall male/female finishers and for the top finishers in various age groups. Race packets can be picked up March 9 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Davidson Fitness Center. Pre-registration is open until March 8 at DFC or online at leonardwood.armymwr.com. Day of registration will be from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Advance registration is $10 and same day registration is $15. Runners registering after 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event will not be timed. For more information, call 573.596.4359.
LORA Crappie Tournament
The 2018 LORA Crappie Tournament is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17. No boat is required for this event, which is open to the public. Participants can fish off docks, the shore or personal boats. Entry is $30 per person. An optional Big Crappie contest is also available for an additional $10 fee. For more information about the tournament or LORA itself, call 573.346.5640.
Fort Leonard Wood’s Spotlight on Education: Partnering colleges, universities
The Truman Education Center has partnerships with several colleges located both on and off the installation in order to fit the educational needs of Fort Leonard Wood’s service members and their families. To learn about the educational opportunities available at the Truman Education Center, visit https://www.army.mil/article/201410/.
In the Works: Women’s History Month learning resources available
March is National Women’s History Month and the Bruce C. Clarke Library will have many books and media materials on display and available for checkout. To learn more, visit https://www.army.mil/article/201378/.
For more information, contact the Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office at 573.563.4145.