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Fort Leonard Wood is a United States Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) post located in the Missouri Ozarks. The main gate is located on the southern boundary of St. Robert US Army Seal The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... U.S. Army recruits learn about bayonet fighting skills in an infantry Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. ... Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Southern U.S. state in the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... Ozark redirects here. ... St. ...


It is called "Fort Lost in the Woods" by soldiers due to its isolated location (120 miles SW of St. Louis and 70 miles NE of Springfield, Missouri.) The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ...


Ft. Leonard Wood offers BCT for most non-combat arms soldiers, AIT for MOS 88M (motor transport operator) and non-combat engineer MOSes and OSUT training for combat engineers (MOS 21B), chemical specialists (74D) and military police (31B). All training is gender integrated as in Fort Jackson, with the exception of combat engineers (i.e. MOS 21B is closed to women). Ft. Leonard Wood is considered the tougher of the two gender integrated basic training facilities due to the terrain and the extreme temperatures. U.S. Army recruits learn about bayonet fighting skills in an infantry Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. ... A Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is a job classification in use in the U. S. Army and the U. S. Marine Corps. ... ... Dressing the wounded during a gas attack by Austin O. Spare, 1918. ... Military police (MPs) are the police of a military organization, generally concerning themselves with law enforcement and security. ... Fort Jackson is a United States Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) base located in South Carolina. ...


For those soldiers who fail their initial physical fitness assessment, they are sent to the Fitness Training Company to get in shape. They go to the PCU (Physical Condition Unit), which is one of two platoons, the other being PTRP (Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Program), which is where soldiers who were injured in basic training and AIT go to rehabilitate and go back to training. This is an alternative to being medically discharged.


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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri - Demographic statistics Fort Leonard Wood is a census-designated place located in Pulaski County, Missouri. ...



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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri located in Pulaski County. (338 words)
Fort Leonard Wood is on 100 square miles of rugged Ozark wilderness.
Now that the two new schools are in place, the Fort is projected to have a nearly $600,000,000 impact on the region.
Throughout its growth, Fort Leonard Wood's soldiers and their family members have enjoyed an outstanding quality of life.
Leonard Wood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (764 words)
Wood participated in the last campaign against Geronimo in 1886, and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1898 for carrying dispatches 100 miles through hostile territory and for commanding an infantry detachment whose officers had been lost.
Wood was named Army Chief of Staff in 1910 by President Taft, whom he had met while both were in the Philippines; he remains the only medical officer to have ever held that position.
Wood was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in the election of 1920.
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