Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2022) — Due to forecasted severe weather, normal operations on Fort Leonard Wood for Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23, have been suspended for all personnel who are not critical and or essential — as previously identified by supervisors.
Mission essential personnel will report as normal. Please check with your immediate supervisor for more details.
All MWR facilities to include fitness centers, Child Development Centers and School Age Services will be closed Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23. Please check the MWR web pages www.leonardwood.armymwr.com/ and www.facebook.com/mwr.ftwood for details.
Appointments at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital currently scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23, 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 Thursday and Friday. Please contact them at 573.596.0783 for further details.
The Main Exchange, Mini-Mall and the North Shoppette will be closed, and South Shoppette will have limited operating hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday and Friday.
For those who reside on Fort Leonard Wood, Davidson Fitness Center is the designated warming center in the event of power outages.
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 more than 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