The State of Missouri has made a decision regarding the food service provider for Fort Leonard Wood. The subcontract with EDP Enterprises Inc. has been officially canceled as of May 15.

According to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Notice, EDP will cease its operations at Fort Leonard Wood on June 14 at the close of business. The Vice President of Food Operations, Terry Strief, stated in the notice that this closure is expected to be permanent for the entire EDP operation at Fort Leonard Wood.

Blackstone Consulting will be taking over as the new food service provider at Fort Leonard Wood. All 948 employees affected by this transition will retain their positions and become Blackstone employees effective June 14.