Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (March 20, 2020) – The Fort Leonard Wood Legal Assistance Office and Tax Center, located at 316 Missouri Avenue, Bldg. 315, will continue to operate during the current COVID-19 health concern, but have instituted the following temporary protection measures for the health and safety of all clients and staff:

  • In order to reduce the number of those gathering in our facility, the Tax Center will no longer accept walk-in clients. Tax Center assistance is limited to drop-off service and appointments only. Call 573.596.1040 to schedule a drop off or an appointment. In addition, the waiting area will be limited to small numbers and open for these services only.
  • Similarly, until further notice, the Legal Assistance Office will not accept walk-in clients for attorney consultations. Call 573.596.0629 to schedule an appointment with an attorney. If possible, some appointments may be handled by telephone conference. Notary service is still available to walk-ins during our office hours (below) and on Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Both the Legal Assistance Office and Tax Center will be manned during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for the Legal Assistance Office (closed Thursdays), and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Tax Center (closes at 3 p.m. on Fridays); but some of our staff may be teleworking.  We encourage you to call ahead to discuss available services or to schedule an appointment.


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.

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