Welcome to your complete guide to graduations at Fort Leonard Wood. This is an exciting time in the life of your soldier and we endeavor to provide you with the most comprehensive graduation
information available for Fort Leonard Wood. Graduation schedules and events are published below to aid you in scheduling your attendance at your soldier's graduation. You will find many cost effective options for traveling to Fort Leonard Wood. You will be able to
review the complete details on the many hotels available to meet
your lodging needs. The greater Fort Leonard Wood area provides many options for dining ranging from fast food to full service
restaurants. Be sure to check out the information on the many attractions available for sight seeing.
Where is Fort Leonard Wood?
Fort Leonard Wood is located in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks about 90
miles east of Springfield, Missouri and 140 miles west of St. Louis on Interstate 44. The
military installation is also just
120 miles from Branson. Click here for more
information on air, bus, and train transportation for Fort Leonard Wood.
Fort Leonard Wood General Information
Due to security measures that are implemented at Fort Leonard Wood you may experience delays getting onto the post. Be sure to allow for extra time to make sure you arrive
at the graduation event on time.
Documentation required to obtain a vehicle pass for entrance into Fort Leonard Wood:
- Drivers license
- Proof of Insurance
- Vehicle Registration
What to wear to a graduation ceremony? Your soldier will be dressed in
a Class "A" uniform which is the Army's formal uniform. You may wear want you want
from casual to your Sunday's best.
Pass Policies vary by unit and depending upon the next destination of your
soldier. Please see unit for details on passes after graduation.
There are no animals allowed at the Graduation. The only exception is for service animals. Cell phones are not allowed in use while driving unless you have a hands free connection. The fine for using cell phones without hands free is $50.00 and $25.00 processing fee. Seat belts are required and strictly enforced.