Our Mission:  The Security Operations Division provides units and organizations residing on Fort Leonard Wood with technical advice, assistance and support for all matters regarding Physical Security.  Physical security specialists provide dedicated support to Fort Leonard Wood units and organizations on physical security inspections, plans and community construction projects.  Specific areas of responsibility and expertise encompass intrusion detection (IDS) and other electronic security systems, access control, security technology applications and physical security/force protection matters. 

Physical security specialists unit support points of contact:

14th MP BDE: (573) 596-1754

1st EN BDE: (573) 596-1811

3rd CM BDE: (573) 596-6297

FORSCOM: (573) 596-7779

DES IDS Technician: (573) 596-3532

DES IDS Technician: (573) 596-5528


IDS Work/Service Orders:

Submit IDS service order requests to below email. All submissions must include at a minimum the following list of information:

Unit/Organization Name:
Building Number:
IDS Account Number:
Description of Problem:
Primary POC Name:
Contact Phone Number:
Alternate POC Name:
Contact Phone Number:

Submit work orders to:  usarmy.leonardwood.usag.mbx.des-ids-workorders@army.mil

Topics of Interest:
  • Beginning 1 June 2023, Ft. Leonard Wood will no longer accept for access purposes, state issued driver's licenses (DL) or state issued IDs that do not meet the Real ID Act of 2005 standards.  (click on link ACCESS CONTROL/GATE INFORMATION for more information)

  • Digital driver's licenses or identifications are not accepted and cannot be used as a form of identification for the purpose of identity vetting to gain escorted or unescorted access to Army Installations. Driver's licenses and Identification cards presented for gaining access to Army Installations must be a valid State issued physical document/card.

  • Real ID Act of 2005 information link — https://www.dhs.gov/real-id

  • Conceal and Carry of privately owned firearms is not allowed on Fort Leonard Wood. (click on link PRIVATELY OWNED FIREARMS for more information)
  • For information regarding family day or graduation day activities contact the graduating unit.