Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2019) – Twenty senior officers with Fort Leonard Wood’s Military Police School are scheduled to attend a leadership panel hosted by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Springfield.

Following the panel, Soldiers are slated to tour Bass Pro Corporate Headquarters and SMC Packaging. The day will culminate with a reception at the Springfield Cardinals Training Facility.

According to school officials, the purpose of this event is to expose senior officers to the various leadership styles, challenges and experiences of corporate America.

Reporters wishing to speak to those attending, or cover any portion of this event should contact the Public Affairs Office at 573.563.4145 by 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 for a schedule.


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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