web analytics
Skip to Content

Fort Leonard Wood

Press Releases

Showing 1 - 10 of 536
  • Press Release: Country music artist Kelleigh Bannen highlights Fort Leonard Wood Independence Day celebration (195.24 KB)

    Fort Leonard Wood’s Independence Day celebration will feature several live performances, including music by Christiana Ball, a former drill sergeant and the Army’s 2013 Operation Rising Star winner, and country singer/songwriter Kelleigh Bannen, who is currently on tour promoting her album “Cheap Sunglasses” and is known for her country singles “Smoke When I Drink” and “Famous.” Prior to Christiana and Kelleigh’s performances, there will be games, food and other entertainment to kick off the event. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, gets underway at 3 p.m., Tuesday on Fort Leonard Wood’s Gammon Field.
  • Photo: NFL Play 60 (4.69 MB)

    In 2014, Fort Leonard Wood, the former St. Louis Rams and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, jointly sponsored an NFL Play 60 event. This year's event is slated for June 30 and is free, encouraging young participants to be active for 60 minutes, which is the goal of the NFL Play 60 campaign. (Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office)
  • Press Release: Kids can get fit with Chiefs - NFL Play 60 slated June 30 at Fort Leonard Wood (192.3 KB)

    Children ages 7 to 14 will have the opportunity to visit and work out alongside Kansas City Chiefs employees, cheerleaders, alumni and mascot K.C. Wolf during the NFL Play 60 event, scheduled for 11 a.m., June 30 at Fort Leonard Wood’s Gerlach Field. Jointly sponsored by the post, the Chiefs and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, the free event will encourage young participants to be active for 60 minutes, which is the goal of the NFL Play 60 campaign.
  • Press Release: Chemical Regiment celebrates anniversary; farewells Bonner and Hood; welcomes Munera and Crockett (154.7 KB)

    A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the 3rd Chemical Brigade commander, Col. Daryl Hood, at 9 a.m., Friday on the installation’s Gammon Field. Col. Hood will relinquish command to Col. Dale Crockett. Hood is slated to take a position in Washington D.C., and Crockett comes to the brigade from the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, where he served as the assistant commandant. In the event of inclement weather, the change of command ceremony will be held in Nutter Field House on post.
  • Raymer relinquishes commandancy of Engineer School; Whittle to be next commandant (3.51 MB)

    Photo caption: Then, Col. Robert Whittle Jr., was advanced to the rank of brigadier general April 7, 2017 on Cooper Field at Fort Hood, Texas. Now, Brig. Gen. Whittle will arrive to Fort Leonard Wood in October as commandant of the U.S. Army Engineer School. (Photo credit: 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)
  • Press Release 17-099 Raymer relinquishes commandancy of Engineer School and Whittle to be next commandant.pdf (138.76 KB)

    Brig. Gen. James Raymer is slated to relinquish commandancy of the U.S. Army Engineer School in a ceremony scheduled at 9 a.m., Friday on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza.
  • Gov. Greitens celebrates Army's 242nd Birthday with Fort Leonard Wood (217.14 KB)

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens spent the morning on Fort Leonard Wood and helped celebrate the Army's 242nd birthday.
  • Missouri Governor joins Fort Leonard Wood Army birthday run (218.79 KB)

    The bugle call sounded early Wednesday morning as thousands of Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers formed up for a division-style run on Gammon Field. The 5k run was held in commemoration of the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens joined Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, in providing remarks before the run kicked off at 5:30 a.m.
  • Press Release: 242nd Army Birthday events scheduled on post (153.46 KB)

    Happy 242nd Birthday, U.S. Army! In commemoration of the Army’s 242nd Birthday, the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood have several events planned, Wednesday, to celebrate its founding. Department of the Army civilians and family members are invited to join their Soldiers as the day kicks off bright and early with a 3-mile division-style run departing the installation’s Gammon Field promptly at 5:30 a.m., Wednesday.
  • Photo: New Soldiers - Pfc. Sawyer Brown (4.33 MB)

    Pfc. Sawyer Brown of Devil's Elbow, Missouri, graduated from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, today at Baker Theater. Brown received the unit award for highest score on the Army Physical Fitness Test. Brown completed a six-week Basic Combat Training cycle for prior-service military personnel at Fort Leonard Wood. (Photo credit: Marti Yoshida, Public Affairs Office)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... 54 next