Press Release 17-124 Fort Leonard Wood commanding general joins elementary students for eclipse

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Students marched out to the playground with their eyes on their shoes as they had been instructed to not look up until they had taken their seats and put on their viewing glasses.

Once students had taken their seats, it was all eyes to the sky at Fort Leonard Wood’s Partridge Elementary School for Monday’s solar eclipse.

Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general; his wife, Mary Beth; and Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Stanley, MSCoE and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, joined students and staff for the celestial event.