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Having trouble dialing a number directly? Try calling 573-596-0131 then when prompted, enter the last 5 digits of the number that you are trying to call.

Fort Leonard Wood is located in Pulaski County, Missouri
Our Area Code is 573 & the Zip code is 65473


If you are coming from an overseas assignment and need to set-up a post office box before you arrive, check out the US Postal Service's PO BOX set-up link.

During the PCS season Fort Leonard Wood Army Lodging is often fully booked. If you have reservations please make sure you keep your confirmation number with you, this is your proof of reservation, without it your room may be assigned to someone else.



The phone number for Post Lodging (IHG Army Hotels) is 573-596-0665. You can also make your reservations online.

No room at Lodging? Here is a list of hotels in the area. Remember your statement of non-availability at the Army Lodging.


Quick Links:


~ Housing On-post

Balfour Beatty Communities

~ Housing Off-post (Rentals)

Housing Services Office (HSO)

Phone: 573-596-0984/DSN 581-0984

~ Expecting Parents

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

~ Child and Youth Services

CYS Registration Checklist

CYS Registration Packet (Infant-5th Grade)

CYS Registration Packet (6th Grade - High School)

CYS Website Link (Registration Packets, Youth Center Info, SKIES Classes can all be found here)

~ School Services

Enrollment Information and Forms

New student and Family Information

School Liaison Website

~ Important Pet Information

Due to a lack of emergency care available at the post veterinarian facility, consider getting your pets wellness checks done at a local vet clinic, off-post just in case they need to be seen for after hours for emergency care. Your pet must be a registered patient at the local vet clinic if they have an emergency.

~ Medical Care

Ozark Family Care Clinic

General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital

~ Exceptional Family Members

EFMP Resources

EFMP Information Sheet

~ Single Soldiers

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers

~ Vehicle Registration

If acquiring Missouri License plates, you will need to provide a Missouri State Vehicle Inspection and proof of insurance. If you have owned your vehicle for more than 90 days and have already paid sales tax, you will pat $8.50 for a title fee, $2.50 for an agency fee pus a license plate fee that depends on the make and model of vehicle.

License Bureau
209 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583

Dept. of Revenue Military Reference Guide - Missouri


~ Need a job? Check out this resource from the 1st EN Brigade

Tips on Finding a Job as a Military Spouse

~ Morale, Welfare and Recreation

MWR Website


Welcome to Fort Leonard Wood

"Overview of Installation Resources and Services"


What to expect as Training Cadre

"An introduction to the IMT environment"




Additional resources that may be helpful:


IET Cadre Spouse Guide        Training Battalion Spouse or Representative        Company Commander Spouse Book





* Remember to visit our Army Community Service Office located in building 486.

The Relocation Office can provide you with a welcome packet and information about the monthly newcomer briefing and information fair. You can even request a bus tour of the Installation. Find out more by calling 573-596-0212.

* Another great place to visit is our local chambers of commerce, we have two in Pulaski County. The St. Robert and Waynesville Chambers of Commerce can offer you area information and even welcome packets.



Unit Family Readiness Websites:

3rd Chemical Brigade:  1-48 IN BN; 2-10 IN BN; , 3-10 IN BN; 58 TC; 84 CM BN 

 1st Engineer Brigade: 31 EN BN; 35 EN BN; 169 EN BN; 554 EN BN

  14th MP Brigade: 701st MP BN; 787th MP BN; 795th MP BN

 NCO Academy Cadre (coming soon)


 4th MEB; 92nd MP BN; 94th MP BN; 193rd BSB; 5th EN BN




Missouri Weather:

What YOU need to know


~ "Tornado season" generally is in the spring when tornadoes are more prevalent from April through July, with May and June being the peak months. But like thunderstorms, tornadoes can form any time of the year. Fort Leonard Wood has taken many precautions to ensure the safety of those who live and work on post. Get to know the “Giant Voice” siren system which is tested regularly. TAKE THE SIREN SERIOUSLY AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN!

~ SNOW & ICE: Get the latest Fort Leonard Wood alerts and road conditions at * Don't wait until the morning of a snowstorm! *

* Add 573-563-4141 to your phone for post/base weather updates and road conditions.

* Add 1-888 ASK MODOT (1-888 275 6636) for Missouri road conditions. 

Get more Fort Leonard Wood weather information from extreme heat, cold temperatures and flooding from our emergency operation command (EOC) page.

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Last updated: 10/17/2012