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.
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.
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Good to Know
NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH - Emergency preparedness is everyone’s responsibility. Be Informed. Make a Plan. Build a Kit. Get Involved. View the Ready Army website to get started.
FEGLI OPEN SEASON - Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program Open Season will be held from September 1 - 30, 2016. View the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center page.
SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH - View this video with Daniel Dailey, Sergeant Major of the Army.
HEADS UP VISITORS - Beginning Oct. 10, the list of states and territories whose identifications cards (including drivers’ licenses) are not compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005 will grow by 28. View the Gate Information page.