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Fort Leavenworth, KS
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027 | Post Operator: DSN: 552-4021, (913) 684-4021
Fort Leavenworth: Overview
Fort Leavenworth is probably most famous as the only military installation that conducts the mission of serving as a maximum security prison for service members from all branches of the Armed Forces. The tenant that conducts this mission is the United States Disciplinary Barracks, which reports to the United States Army Corrections Command. However, Fort Leavenworth serves many other important roles, such as supporting the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC), which is part of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The CAC places focus on developing the leadership skills, conducting collective training, Army doctrine, and battle command. The other entities that are located on Fort Leavenworth and fall under the jurisdiction of the CAC include the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Center for Army Lessons Learned, the Combined Arms Doctrine, Directorate, The Combined Arms Center-Training, and the TRADOC Program Integration Office-Battle Command.
Fort Leavenworth: Education
Considering that Fort Leavenworth is a TRADOC post focusing on developing leadership skills, it is a great place to continue that development by earning a college degree. Attending an online school makes a great deal of sense, since you can easily fit your coursework into your schedule. In addition, being transferred to another installation does not mean you have to delay your degree progress. The school will accomodate you no matter where you are. Learn more by requesting information from a number of these schools. Start by clicking the "Find A School" button below:
Fort Leavenworth: Location
Fort Leavenworth is located on the bank of the Missouri River in Leavenworth County, Kansas. The post is actually right on the Missouri border in the northeastern part of the state and just north of the city of Leavenworth. Leavenworth is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Other communities nearby include Lansing, KS, Atchison, KS, Gladstone, MO, Shawnee, KS, Merriam, KS, Kansas City, MO, Mission, KS, Overland Park, KS, Lenexa, KS, Prairie Village, KS, Liberty, MO, Lawrence, KS, Leawood, KS, and Olathe, KS.
Fort Leavenworth: Interesting Facts