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
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION - The MSF classes have started. View the Safety page for details and class schedule.
MILITARY BLENDED RETIREMENT - The Defense Department’s new retirement system will affect some 2.2 million people who all need to get smart on what it will mean. View the DoD website.
NEED HELP WITH MILITARY LIFE? - The DoD BeThere Peer Support Outreach Center provides targeted help for any area of life to Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve members, and their families. View the website or call 844-357-PEER (7337).
PAIR DAY - PAIR stands for Post Activities, Information & Registration. Businesses, groups, and organizations from the fort and surrounding communities will be showcasing their services to our soldiers, families, retirees, and civilians. This year PAIR Day is held in conjunction with Kids Fest. So come ready for fun, interactive activities for the whole family as we celebrate Month of the Military Child. View the FMWR website for all the details!
KEEPING WEEDS & INSECTS AT BAY - Fort Leavenworth DPW will be performing various spraying control measures to help eradicate noxious weeds and insects from 1 April - 1 October.