Welcome to the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center (MANSCEN) and Fort Leonard Wood, where all chemical, engineer, military police, transportation Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, Sailors and international students from allied nations receive training. The Mission of MANSCEN is to provide the Nation with values-based individuals, leaders, and teams trained in basic combat skills and chemical, engineer, military police and transportation disciplines that are prepared for success in any future environment. MANSCEN develops concepts, doctrine, force structure, material requirements and experiments to ensure the vitality of the Chemical, Engineer, and Military Police Regiments.
Fort Leonard Wood, in the beautiful south central Missouri Ozarks, covers more than 62,911 acres, of which, 53,995 is used for training. The fort is located in Pulaski County, which has a population of nearly 45,000. Bordering the installation to the north are the towns of Waynesville and St. Robert, with an approximate combined population of 6,700. The post is two miles south of Interstate 44. St. Louis is a two hour drive to the east along Interstate 44 and Springfield, Missouri is a little more than an hours drive to the west.