The Public Affairs Office supports Fort Leonard Wood by communicating on behalf of the installation and its leadership - providing clear, accurate, timely information to internal and external audiences. We employ a variety of communication strategies- including internal news and information products, media engagement, and public outreach.

Media Relations

The Media Relations section assists members of the news media in reporting on Fort Leonard Wood, ensuring the American public has access to the information they need understand the military's role in the community, in support of the nation, and in the world. For media queries, click here to visit the Fort Leonard Wood Press Center or call 573-563-5038.

Command Information

The Command Information section provides news and information to members of the Fort Leonard Wood community, by producing an array of command information products for our internal audiences to include the eGUIDON, website and social media sites. Submit a story idea here.

Community Relations

Community Relations programs support and sustain relationships between service members and leaders at Fort Leonard Wood and citizens of neighboring civilian communities. The post works closely with resident units, including the Engineer School, MP School, CBRN School, student detachments and the 399th Army Band, to fulfill community requests. To request a guest speaker, marching unit, color guard, military equipment display, or military band, click here.

Request Support from PAO

Units on Fort Leonard Wood can request support from the Public Affairs Office by completing the online form. 

Command Photo Request

Use this link to schedule a command photo (head and shoulders). Appointments are required.