Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 16, 2021) — Due to current severe weather and RED road conditions, normal operations on Fort Leonard Wood for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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.
Administrative and Safety leave is in effect and maximum teleworking if eligible and capable for Wednesday, Feb. 17. Please check with your immediate Supervisor for more details.
Both East and West gates will close at 6 p.m. today and remain closed through Wednesday, Feb. 17. They will reopen at 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.
All services for Ash Wednesday are canceled.
All MWR Facilities to include fitness centers, Child Development Centers and School Age Services will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 17. 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 Wednesday, Feb. 17, will be rescheduled. Call the hospital line at 866.299.4234 for additional recorded information. The emergency room remains open. Harper COVID Screening Clinic will also be closed Wednesday, Feb.17.
The Commissary is scheduled to be open from noon through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17. Please contact them at 573.596.0783 for further details.
The Main Exchange and Mini-Mall will be closed, and the North and South shoppettes will have limited operating hours of noon through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17.
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 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