Fort Leavenworth, Kansas overlooks the Missouri River, on the border between Kansas and Missouri. Its campus setting, open green landscape, and hometown friendliness enhance Fort Leavenworth as a historical landmark. Fort Leavenworth is home to U.S. Disciplinary barracks, Battle Command Battle Laboratory, Command and General Staff College and the Combined Arms Center. Fort Leavenworth homepage.Cost of Living: Leavenworth's cost of living is 19.33% lower than the U.S. average.Base Operator: 913-684-4021 or DSN 312-552-4021
Area Population: Leavenworth: 34,993
- 5,383 active duty
- 5,200 family members
- 2,150 civilians
Fort Leavenworth CDC provides care for children 6 weeks through age 5. Programs include Full Day care, Part-Day pre-school, Kindergarten before and after care and Hourly Care. CDC Phone: 913-684-9351. Fort Leavenworth Family Child Care (FCC) Program offers quality in home child care for children, infants to 12 years old. FCC Phone: 913-684-9391.
Three elementary schools and one junior high school on post operated by Fort Leavenworth School District. Senior high school students attend Leavenworth Public High school or Immaculata Catholic High School in Leavenworth. Bus transportation to and from Leavenworth High School is provided for post residents. Lansing Unified School District is also in close proximity to Fort Leavenworth. For additional information, contact the School Liaison Office at 913-684-1655.
Harrold Youth Center offers a 9,000 square foot multi-purpose gym, large screen TV/VCR system, video games, billiard room, snack bar and dining area and treadwall vertical mountain climbing machine. Phone: 913-684-5131.The Underground Teen Lounge is for teens in 9th through 12th grades. The lounge houses a dance floor with up to date music and lighting system, game tables, Dance Dance Revolution, dart board, big screen television, concession stand and lounge area. Phone: 913-684-5135.
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Privatized housing managed by Frontier Heritage Communities. Quarters include 1,580 three and four bedroom, multiplexes, duplexes and eightplexes. There are very few single family dwellings. Available for all ranks. Call 913-682-6300 or visit the Housing Office website.
Federal Service Positions-Civil Service is the primary on-post employer. Additional good job prospects include Nursing (both R.N and L.P.N), substitute teaching on and off post (Kansas certificate required), Federal and State Justice System (4 prisons in area plus the US Army Disciplinary Barracks). Unemployment Rate is 10.6%. Median Household Income $57,349.
Recreation at Fort Leavenworth includes
- arts and crafts
- outdoor recreation
- swimming pools
- and stables
1 commissary on post
1 large exchange, a mall and 1 shoppette on post
Financial Institutions on post:
Frontier Credit Union, Armed Forces Bank.
Munson Army Health Center; 25-bed health center. Appointments: 913-684-6250