FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Dec. 28, 2020) — Public Health Emergency Declaration on Fort Leonard Wood Reinstated
The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general has reinstated the Public Health Emergency Declaration. It will remain in effect for 90 days, unless it is renewed or terminated before then.
The decision to reinstate the PHE does not change Fort Leonard Wood’s current health protection condition or preventive mitigation measures being taken.
Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood leaders continue to place the health and safety of our Soldiers, civilians and their families as our highest priority. We continue to take prudent precautionary measures to protect the health of the force and maintain operational readiness. We will continue to assess, evaluate and adapt necessary preventive measures to ensure the safety of our trainees, Soldiers, family members and civilian personnel.
About Fort Leonard Wood
Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 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.
More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission