A historic site
Fort Leavenworth is considered a national treasure with historic sites and homes, a world-class museum, breathtaking views overlooking the Missouri River, scenic picnic areas and parks.
Visitors are always welcome to the "Best Hometown in the Army".
Family and Community Life is our priority
Fort Leavenworth offers recreational programs and activities that enhance community life here on post. Many facilities are open to the public, including several restaurants, a golf course and two lakes to fish in. Go to the Family & MWR site for details.
Buffalo Soldier Monument
We take great pride that we are the home of the Buffalo Soldiers and to honor the African-Americans who served in the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments. Eddie Dixon was the sculptor. View the Buffalo Soldier Monument page.
Lewis and Clark Center-Command and General Staff College
The Command and General Staff College (CGSC) educates, trains and develops leaders for Unified Land Operations in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational operational environment. CGSC is part of the new Army University under Combined Arms Center.
Who We Are
U. S. Army Garrison Fort Leavenworth is the oldest continuously active
military reservation west of the Mississippi River. This historic post
is noted for the campus-like setting, open green spaces and hometown
Army garrisons, also called installations or posts, are communities that provide many of the same types of services expected from any city government. We also support the Senior Commander and the Units / Tenants that reside on the post.
We look forward to serving you upon your arrival, and hope that your experience, while living or visiting here, leaves a lasting impression as you enjoy the "Best Hometown in the Army".
Fort Leavenworth Top Links
Good To Know
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR! - To avoid extra stress during this Holiday season, contact the activity / service to verify it's open BEFORE you arrive.
View the PDFs below for operating hours:
POST CHAPELS SCHEDULE - View the holiday activities from all three chapels.
REMINDER FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON - December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Driving after drinking is dangerous for you and everyone else on the road. View the poster!
FEDERAL BENEFITS OPEN SEASON - runs NOV 14 to DEC 12. If you have questions visit https://www.benefeds.com