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Fort Leavenworth, KS

Fort Leavenworth, KS


Fort Leavenworth, KS

When your PCS orders have you moving to Fort Leavenworth

Fort Leavenworth has long been considered the “Intellectual Center of the Army” and is the oldest active Army post west of Washington, D.C. This Army base is home to the Combined Arms Center and the home of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. After moving to Fort Leavenworth, you’ll be overlooking the Missouri River and surrounded by beautiful greenery which will make it easy to see why your new home is considered the “Best Hometown in the Army.”

Moving to Fort Leavenworth won’t leave you bored. This base offers residents and visitors ample opportunities to play golf, have a picnic, visit the National Cemetery, see the Buffalo Soldier Monument, or visit the Frontier Army Museum to see the story of Fort Leavenworth unfold before you. But, the first thing you need to do after moving to Fort Leavenworth is check into the Newcomer’s Orientation – mandatory for all new Military and DA Civilians. Through this session you’ll discover why this is such a great place to live as you serve alongside some of the greatest military leaders of our time.

Moving to Fort Leavenworth and its surrounding communities

Fort Leavenworth is surrounded by several wonderful communities all of which welcome residents of the Army base with open arms. You will be able to find plenty of ways to unwind on your days off in towns like Platte City, MO where you can enjoy time fishing, hiking, and hunting. Just down the road in Overland Park, KS you can tour the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens or shop at the Oak Park Mall. Kansas City offers local residents a variety of music clubs, art galleries, shopping, dining, and more. You can also take in a game from professional sports like the MLB Kansas City Royals or the NFL Kansas City Chiefs. Kansas City also hosts NASCAR races at the Kansas Speedway.

Regardless of how you choose to spend your time off one thing’s for certain, moving to Fort Leavenworth allows you to live among a community of excellence. Everyone here works to make this a great place to serve our nation, provide for a family, and contribute to society. While living here, take time to enjoy the natural beauty offered by your new home. It won’t take long for you to understand why this base truly is the “best hometown in the Army.”

Resources for moving to Fort Leavenworth

Base Website
Base News
MWR

The service center for Fort Leavenworth, KS is located in Kansas City, MO.

Information about Fort Leavenworth, KS

Est. Population: Unknown
County: Leavenworth
Latitude: 39.3167
Longitude: -94.9167
Zip Codes: 66027