Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2022) — Due to forecasted severe weather and expected hazardous road conditions, normal operations on Fort Leonard Wood for Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3, have been suspended for all non-mission essential personnel — as previously identified by supervisors.
A minimum number of essential personnel will report to work for continuity of operations.
Administrative and Safety leave and maximum teleworking if eligible and capable are in effect for Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3.
All personnel should check with their immediate supervisor for more details.
All MWR facilities to include fitness centers, Child Development Centers and School Age Services will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3. Please check the MWR web pages www.leonardwood.armymwr.com/ and www.facebook.com/mwr.ftwood for details. All chapels will be closed as well.
Appointments at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital currently scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3, will be rescheduled. Call the hospital line at 866.299.4234 for additional recorded information. The emergency room remains open.
The Commissary will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 3. They are scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4. For further details, please call 573.596.0783.
The Main Exchange and Mini-Mall will be closed, and the North and South shoppettes will have limited operating hours of noon to 4 p.m., Feb. 2 and Feb. 3.
Check road conditions prior to travel, always adjust your speed down to account for lower traction when driving on snow or ice. Travel only when absolutely necessary during severe conditions.
For current road conditions on the installation, call the SNAIR hotline at 573.563.4141, or visit the SNAIR web page at https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/Garrison/weather.
Updates can also be found on the official Fort Leonard Wood Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortleonardwoodmissouri/.
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.
More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission