Fort Leavenworth

(redirected from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas)

Fort Leavenworth

(lĕv`ənwûrth'), U.S. military post, 6,000 acres (2,430 hectares), on the Missouri River, NE Kans., NW of Leavenworth; est. 1827 by Col. Henry Leavenworth to protect travelers on the Santa Fe TrailSanta Fe Trail,
important caravan route of the W United States, extending c.780 mi (1,260 km) from Independence, Mo., SW to Santa Fe, N.Mex. Independence and Westport, Mo., were the chief points where wagons, teams, and supplies were obtained.
..... Click the link for more information.
. The oldest U.S. military prison (est. 1874), and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College are at the fort. The Buffalo Soldier Monument honors the post–Civil War African-American regiments that served in the West (see buffalo soldiersbuffalo soldiers,
name given to the African-American U.S. army regiments commissioned by Congress to patrol the American West after the Civil War. Consisting of two infantry and two cavalry regiments, they were the first such units chartered in peacetime.
..... Click the link for more information.
).

Leavenworth, Fort:

see Fort LeavenworthFort Leavenworth
, U.S. military post, 6,000 acres (2,430 hectares), on the Missouri River, NE Kans., NW of Leavenworth; est. 1827 by Col. Henry Leavenworth to protect travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. The oldest U.S. military prison (est. 1874), and the U.S.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ms Manning was held at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she attempted suicide twice, according to her lawyers.
Hasan was sentenced to death and is currently incarcerated in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The experience and knowledge that he gained from the course have been very valuable to his career.
After the war, President Woodrow Wilson commuted his sentence to life in prison, and he was transferred to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1923, however, Witzke was pardoned and released to the German government.
Chelsea Manning has served nearly seven years in a military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, after being convicted of leaking more than 700,000 classified documents, videos, diplomatic cables and battlefield accounts to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks in 2010, the biggest such breach in U.S.
Starting with the 2017 academic year, students attending the resident Command and General Staff Officer's Course (CGSOC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, have the opportunity to apply for the TSPP.
Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; platoon sergeant and guard commander with the Correctional Guard Company in Fort Hood, Texas; senior drill sergeant with Company B, 787th Military Police (MP) Battalion, and instructor/writer of the 701st MP Battalion, in Fort McClellan, Alabama; senior drill sergeant leader and assistant course manager with the Rehabilitation Training Instructor Course (RTIC) in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Army Reserve unit from Puerto Rico, conducted annual training in partnership with the 705th Military Police Battalion (Detention) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Unlike most annual training sessions, Soldiers of the 613th gained real corrections experience by performing duties in the Midwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility (MWJRCF), a medium-security correctional facility.
Additionally, its hacking abilities may allow the device user to safely land a drone," according to an analysis provided by the Army's Foreign Military Studies Office at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, (http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/mar/12/iran-counter-drone-weapon-jamming-device-takes-war/) the Washington Times reported.
a four-week course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas! Do I have to?
Chelsea Manning - who attended Tasker Milward school in Pembrokeshire for four years - said she began the hunger strike because her pleas for better treatment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, had been ignored.

Full browser ?