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Zais Park lights up for holiday seasonOpen in a New Window

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer With the help of Sara Thompson, Child and Youth Services training specialist, and her two daughters, 11-year-old Sophia and 7-year-old Stella, Fort Leavenworth officially lit up for the holidays following the annual holiday lighting ceremony Dec. 6 at Zais Park. Each year, a family of a deployed soldier is chosen […]

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Members of 312th Army Band enjoy entertainingOpen in a New Window

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer Dec. 8, the 312th Army Band played its annual winter concert at the Lewis and Clark Center for hundreds of attendees. The concert featured classic Christmas carols such as “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “White Christmas” and other well-known tunes, including the “Star Wars Saga.” “With this concert […]

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CGSC military historian wraps up KU lecture seriesOpen in a New Window

Harry Sarles | Army University Public Affairs Dr. Geoff Babb, of the Command and General Staff College’s Department of Military History, presented a talk on Brig. Gen. Frank “Pinkie” Dorn Dec. 5 at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. Babb’s talk was the 12th and final […]

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Post Notes Dec. 12, 2019Open in a New Window

It is hunting season. People using the floodplain/Area D must wear a minimum of 200 inches of blaze orange, front and back, plus a hat, during firearm deer season through Dec. 14-15 and Jan. 1-12. The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers’ Angel Tree will be in the Post Exchange lobby through Dec. 18. Defense Commissary […]

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Places to Go, Things to Do Dec. 12, 2019Open in a New Window

The Child and Youth Services Curtain Call “Frozen Jr.” performance is at 7 p.m. today at the Post Theater. The free family-friendly show runs approximately 75 minutes. The next Stained Glass Class is 6-8:30 p.m. today at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $65 for the beginner stained glass-foil method and […]

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Children and Teens Dec. 12, 2019Open in a New Window

The Exceptional Family Member Program Holiday Event is 1-3 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Frontier Conference Center. The free event will include treats, games, an ornament craft and a visit from Santa. The next Combined Arms Research Library’s Pages-to-Screen Movie Club Family Night: The Grinch is 4-6 p.m. Dec. 18 at the library. Popcorn, juice […]

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Education and Employment Dec. 12, 2019Open in a New Window

Applications for the John W. Poillon Scholarships are available at the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center. The scholarship is open to high school seniors who are dependents of U.S. military members, currently or within the past 24 months assigned to Fort Leavenworth, or civilians who are currently employed at Fort Leavenworth by the U.S. government […]

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General discusses leadership in large opsOpen in a New Window

Tisha Swart-Entwistle | Combined Arms Center Public Affairs Brig. Gen. Ross Coffman led the latest Army Leader Exchange lecture Dec. 3 in Eisenhower Hall’s DePuy Auditorium. Coffman is currently the director of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team, the organization responsible for modernizing the Army’s combat vehicles. Coffman previously served as the deputy […]

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Army University tries out new PT facilityOpen in a New Window

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer Two Fort Leavenworth facilities were renovated in October to accommodate the new Army Combat Fitness Test, which will replace the current Army Physical Fitness Test in October 2020. One of the facilities was the south hangar of Sherman Army Airfield, which is now an Army University managed ACFT training anf […]

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Ike students learn to earn, spend moneyOpen in a New Window

Katie Peterson | Staff Writer Raking leaves, taking care of pets and washing dishes were just some of the many chores the 52 Eisenhower Elementary School sixth-graders completed to earn nearly $1,000 to use toward groceries for the Catholic Charities Support Center. Students bought the groceries during a shopping trip Dec. 6 to the Fort […]

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