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FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2021) The United States Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood will host a change-of-responsibility ceremony at 8 a.m. Sept. 23 on Gammon Field.

During the ceremony, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Bennett will transfer responsibilities of the regiment to Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Klosterman.

Bennett is retiring after 27 years of honorable and faithful service to the U.S. Army.

Klosterman comes to Fort Leonard Wood from the 18th Military Police Brigade, at Grafenwoehr, Germany.

The event is scheduled to be streamed live on the Fort Leonard Wood Facebook page at .


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 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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