Directorate of Human Resources - In and Out Processing

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Mission Statement:

To Provide the Fort Leonard Wood Community with the full spectrum of military human resources and personnel services support.

13486 Replacement Ave, Bldg 470, Rm 2105

Fort Leonard Wood, MO


FAQs In process FAQs | Out process FAQs

Important things to remember when you are coming to On/Out process
Always wear Duty Uniform when in-processing or picking up clearing papers.
You must have your PCS Orders and DA Form 31 (Leave Form) when in-processing.
You will need your new home address or an address to your temporary residence as well as beneficiary's contact information if a new beneficiary is being assigned.
Appointments for Post Clearing Papers are made after 1300 by calling the number listed above.
When picking up clearing papers, Soldiers will need the following: Appointment, Orders, DA Form 31 and be in duty uniform. (A leave form is required even if the leave is only for travel time to the next duty station).

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:

In Processing-

When does the in-processing brief begin?

(Answer) Soldiers should arrive between 0700 – 0715 hrs. The brief will begin promptly at 0730 and last for approximately 45 mins. NOTE: The brief will NEVER be held on a Federal Holiday, but is conducted on Training Holidays.

What should I do in the case of inclement weather?

(Answer) For inclement weather updates call 573-563-4141. In-processing will begin after any issued delay (2, 4 or 6 hours after regular 0700 business hours).

When do I find out what Unit I am assigned to?

(Answer) After the In Processing Brief you will be provided a memorandum that will pinpoint your specific unit.

What if I’m assigned to a TRADOC, FORSCOM, MEDDAC or DENTAC Unit?

(Answer) Those belonging to one of the previously listed units are still required to in- processing in Room 2105 prior to going to their unit.

When do I update my Record of Emergency Data - DD93 and Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Election and Certificate (SGLI)?

(Answer) The DD93 will be updated during in-processing. SGLI (Service Members Group Life Insurance) is now completed by the Soldier in milConnect.

How long do I have to return my in-processing checklist?

(Answer) An in-processing checklist will be provided after the brief and the Soldier will have 7 business days to complete and return to Rm 2105.

When do I report to my unit?

(Answer) You will report to your unit after updating the DD93 and receiving your In-Processing Checklist.

Out Processing-

What do I do when I receive my orders?

(Answer) Have your S-1 Contact the In and Out Processing Office at the number referenced on the top of the page to make an appointment for post clearing.

When should my S-1 make an appointment for my post clearing papers?

(Answer) Appointments can be made as early as 60 days prior to leave starting, and will allow us to pre-clear Soldiers. Regulation requires 5 business days, but post tries to give the Soldier 10 business days to clear.

What do I need to bring to my clearing appointment?

(Answer) You must bring a copy of your orders and a working copy of your DA Form 31 Leave Form with blocks 11 and 12 signed.

How do I finalize my departure from Fort Leonard Wood?

(Answer) To finalize your departure you will make a final out appointment when obtaining your clearing paper work.

What do I need to bring with me to my final out appointment?

(Answer) To depart you must have the following documents:

  • DA Form 137-1 Unit Clearance Record
  • DA Form 137-2 Post Clearance Record
  • Perstempo
  • Orders
  • DA Form 31 Leave Form, signed and with a control number (If taking leave)
  • DD Form 93 (Emergency Notification) and SGLI printout from milConnect (Verifying coverage)
  • ACT Survey (for E6 and below).

*NOTE: All above listed documents will need to be provided with all the required signatures in order to avoid a delay in your departure!