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Fort Leavenworth Army Base - Leavenworth, KS

 

 

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For April 28 Post-Wide Yard Sale customers, Fort Leavenworth is opening Sherman and Hancock Gates from 8–10 a.m.

For information on gate locations: https://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/index.php/my-fort/all-services/gate-information

The Fort Leavenworth Garrison said goodbye to outgoing Command Sergeant Major Mike Fuller (left), and welcomed incoming Command Sergeant Major Jon Williams (center), during today’s Change of Responsibility Ceremony.

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Leavenworth Arbor Day celebration to honor
late black history teacher, leader

As part of its annual Arbor Day celebration, the City of Leavenworth and Richard Allen Cultural Center and Museum will plant a tree in honor of its former director, Phyllis Bass, 11 a.m. Friday April 27 at the museum, 412 Kiowa Street.

Bass was instrumental in building the Buffalo Soldier Monument on Fort Leavenworth in 1992 and the opening of the Richard Allen Cultural Center and Museum the same year. Bass served as RACC director from its opening until her retirement in 2014. She also coordinated a tutoring program for children at the museum. Bass passed away in 2017.

A flowering redbud will be planted on the front lawn of the Richard Allen Cultural Center. Members of the community are invited to attend and will be invited to assist in planting the new tree.

Arbor Day was created in 1872 for the purpose of highlighting the importance of trees. Trees prevent topsoil erosion, reduce heating and cooling costs, provide a habitat for wildlife, produce oxygen and are a renewable resource for paper and wood. Trees increase a city’s property values and beautify our community.

The Leavenworth Parks and Recreation Department has a Legacy Tree Program for loves ones to plant a tree in honor of an individual or group. For more information about the program, contact the Parks Department, (913) 651-2203.

Fort Leavenworth bids farewell to CSM Mike Fuller, Garrison Command Sergeant Major, at a luncheon on Wednesday.

The Garrison Change of Responsibility is Friday, April 20, 1:30 p.m. at the Frontier Conference Center.

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National Colors at Half-Staff

As a mark of respect in honor of and in tribute to the memory of United States First Lady Barbara Bush, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset, April 21.

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Garrison Commander Col. Marne Sutten addressed garrison employees during today’s “All Hands” briefing. The Garrison Command Team uses these events to inform their workforce of organizational initiatives and successes, to recognize outstanding performances and to honor lengths of service.

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Civilian Oath of Office

Kirby Brown, deputy to the commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, led 10 new Fort Leavenworth employees in the Civilian Oath of Office during a swearing-in ceremony at the Adjutant General building today.

The new employees were Jeffery Robinson, Mission Command Training Program (MCTP); Donald Matcheck, Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL); Mitchell Hopkins, Munson Army Health Center; Lindsay Aspinwall, Housing Services Office; Luke Billquist, Directorate of Emergency Services; Brian Paxton, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center – Training; Frederick Dickins, Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID); Adam Keres, Munson; Stan Bennett, The Army University; and Jeffery Schultz, CAC – Logistics Exercise & Simulation Directorate (LESD).

Photo courtesy of Stephen Kretsinger.

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All of tomorrow's PAIR Day and Kids Fest activities will be INSIDE at the Harney Sports Complex.

CID seeks qualified Officers to join Warrant Officer ranks

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Omega Psi Phi car wash postponed until April 28.

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On Friday, Unified School District 207 on Fort Leavenworth reported an alleged incident involving a school-aged student.

The Fort Leavenworth Police Department and Army Criminal Investigation Command are investigating.

This is an active investigation so details are not currently available.

Fort Leavenworth's Police Department continues to actively safeguard our community.