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  Fort Hood History
Fort Hood was named for the famous Confederate General John Bell Hood, an outstanding leader who gained recognition during the Civil War as the commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.
Fort Hood made history when it was the first installation selected to privatize post housing under the residential communities initiative.
Today, Fort Hood is a community of nearly 65,000 soldiers and family members and serves as a home for Headquarters III Corps, the 1st Cavalry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 13th Corps Support Command, 3d Signal Brigade, 89th Military Police Brigade, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, 21st Cavalry Brigade (Air Combat), and 31st Air Defense Brigade.
www.hood.army.mil /fthood/history/history_long.htm   (3105 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Fort Hood is located in southwestern Bell and southeastern Coryell counties in Central Texas.
The primary mission of Fort Hood is to maintain a state of readiness for combat missions, and the dominant activity is the training of the Third Armored Corps.
Fort Hood is the largest solely federally owned Texas landholding and has taken an initiative in the stewardship of cultural resources on public lands.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/FF/qbf25.html   (1110 words)

  
 Fort Hood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main cantonment of Fort Hood is a census-designated place that as of the 2000 U.S. Census had a total population of 33,711.
Fort Hood is also home to the 13th Sustainment Command, a non-division major subordinate command that provides logistics support to III Corps while in garrison and theater level logistics support while deployed.
North Fort Hood is bounded by Gatesville to the northwest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fort_Hood,_Texas   (809 words)

  
 Fort Hood
Fort Hood is the largest active duty armored post in the United States, and is the only post in the United States that is capable of supporting two full armored divisions.
Fort Hood location: approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco.
Fort Hood is a model installation for the Army in terms of its infrastructure, ranges, and power projection capabilities, and its very high overall quantitative military value score reflects those favorable installation characteristics.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/fort-hood.htm   (2572 words)

  
 Fort Hood
Fort Hood borders Copperas Cove to the north and east.
Fort Hood was named after Confederate General John Bell Hood, who gained recognition during the Civil War as the commander of the Texas Brigade.
The renamed Fort Hood became a permanent installation in 1951 and is the only two-division post in the nation, housing both the 1st Cavalry Division and the 4th Infantry Division, which captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in December 2003, Green said.
www.copperascove-edc.com /Fort_Hood.htm   (1225 words)

  
 Privatization of military housing: the impact on recreation at Fort Hood, Texas Parks & Recreation - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Fort Hood is the largest military installation in the U.S., and provides nearly 6,000 housing units for military personnel and their families.
With the privatization of residences on Fort Hood, the MWR staff remains the primary source for recreation, but their work has been affected by the new arrangement.
Fort Hood and Actus embraced the opportunity to provide recreation opportunities on post as part of the privatization mandate to in improve quality of life.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1145/is_8_38/ai_108114374   (864 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Army's Residential Communities Initiative In Fort Hood, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Fort Hood RCI partnership, along with other ongoing programs, are the opportunities for us to demonstrate the Army's focus on providing the very best quality of life for soldiers and families, who daily demonstrate their commitment to what makes our nation great.
Fort Hood is the first to be procured under the request for qualifications, the change process.
We have held industry forums, first in Dallas for Fort Hood, then in Seattle-Tacoma for Fort Lewis, recently in Baltimore for Fort Meade, and in each case are informing the industry, through various means, inviting proposals, using the RFQ method, evaluating those proposals independently.
www.defenselink.mil /transcripts/2000/t06302000_t629army.html   (3342 words)

  
 Witches in Army raise ire of congressman
Palmer is a witch, the high priestess of a group that practices Wicca at Fort Hood with the knowledge and approval of the U.S. Army.
Benjamin Santos, Fort Hood's spokesman, said witches who were members of the Army submitted their request for a meeting place in mid-1997.
The witches of Fort Hood meet at Camp Finlayson, a remote, hilly campground teeming with squirrels and birds.
www.holysmoke.org /wicca/ft-hood.htm   (873 words)

  
 Relocating and Moving to Fort Hood, Texas
General Characteristics: Fort Hood is a Military Base for the U.S. Army.
It is the school district for Killeen, Harker Heights, Fort Hood and Nolanville as well as a large rural area.
Coryell County is also the home for III Corps Fort Hood, the largest military installation in the United States.
www.drelocation.com /Texas/coryell/forthood.htm   (465 words)

  
 Haunting History of Fort Hood, Texas~*~LadyShaman~*~
The Fort Hood site was selected by the U.S. Army on January 10, 1942 as the home of its new Tank Destroyer Technical and Firing Center (Faulk and Faulk 1990).
South Camp Hood was renamed Fort Hood in 1951, and North Camp Hood became North Fort Hood.
North Fort Hood is presently used for the training of Army Reserve and National Guard units.
www.unsolvedmysteries.com /usm296945.html   (1610 words)

  
 ABC News: Reporters Notebook: Fort Hood, Texas
As commander of the Rear Detachment at Texas' Fort Hood, Col. Larry Phelps looks after the families of the 18,000 soldiers of the First Cavalry who are spending the next year in Iraq.
Fort Hood is one of those places where you could find and tell a compelling story every day.
Phelps, a big bear of a guy with a personality that makes one wonder if he plays Santa Claus in his spare time during the holiday season, is staying behind to help families cope as their loved ones are at war.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/story?id=2590933   (441 words)

  
 Fort Hood member businesses of the Central Texas - Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army provide ...
Fort Hood member businesses of the Central Texas - Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army provide valuable morale support to our troops and financial assistance for the Chapter's activities of behalf of soldiers, families and the Fort Hood community.
We will be presenting $1,000 scholarships to a large number of deserving Fort Hood Soldiers or members of their families.
Member businesses and individuals of the Central Texas - Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army provide valuable morale support to our troops and financial assistance for the Chapter's activities of behalf of soldiers, families and the Fort Hood community.
www.forthoodausa.org /fort_hood.shtml   (701 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Fort Hood Hosts Texas-Size Homecoming Celebration
FORT HOOD, Texas, April 23, 2004 — The flag of the Army's 4th Infantry Division was uncased here April 22 in ceremonies marking the official return of Task Force Ironhorse to the nation's largest military base.
The general praised the division's soldiers and their families during a homecoming celebration at Fort Hood, Texas, April 22.
Red, white and blue balloons represented the soldiers, yellow balloons served as a reminder of soldiers still at their posts, purple balloons honored the wounded, and fl balloons marked memories for the slain soldiers.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr2004/n04232004_200404231.html   (533 words)

  
 President Rallies Troops at Fort Hood
Laura and I are honored to kick off the new year with the soldiers and families of Ft. Hood.
Today, it's my honor to come here to Ft. Hood to thank each and every one of you for the work you do to make sure that our United States Army is second to none.
Ft. Hood and the units that call it home have a special place in our country's military history.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2003/01/20030103.html   (1994 words)

  
 Ft Hood,Texas
Fort Hood, Texas, is a 339 square mile installation surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, and an abundance of wildlife.
The Fort Hood area consists of a cluster of small towns that take great pride in the community spirit.
In 1950, Killeen's future was secured when Congress designated Camp Hood as Fort Hood, a permanent installation.
www.angelfire.com /tx4/DeltaDawgs/FtHood.html   (301 words)

  
 Fort Hood, Texas A&M University System Celebrate Partnership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
KILLEEN — Appreciation for those in the military services is nothing new for the Texas AandM University System, said a Texas Cooperative Extension military program representative at a Feb. 20 luncheon in Killeen celebrating Fort Hood.
"Partnerships like the one between AandM and Fort Hood are essential because they give researchers and others the opportunity to apply their knowledge in the real world to address issues within the community and for the military," said Gerik, also a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station researcher.
In addition to Fort Hood, AandM has military-related programs at Fort Bliss and Fort Sam Houston, as well as several Air Force installations in the state.
agnews.tamu.edu /dailynews/stories/WFSC/Feb2306a.htm   (637 words)

  
 Fort Hood, Texas (TX) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
Back to Texas, TX smaller cities, TX small cities, All Cities.
Fort Hood, TX residents, houses, and apartments details
Fort Hood-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average.
www.city-data.com /city/Fort-Hood-Texas.html   (906 words)

  
 Fort Hood MWR - Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Fort Hood MWR - Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Fort Hood and its sponsors will recognize our heroes for the sacrifices that they have made in A Heroes’ Tribute.
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Fort Hood MWR.
www.hoodmwr.com   (313 words)

  
 Fort Hood Texas Real Estate - Texas Realtor® Specializing in Fort Hood Texas Real Estate and Homes For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
With my Fort Hood Texas Real Estate Search Feature, you will be able to search Fort Hood and the surrounding areas for hundreds of local area homes.
If you are looking for Fort Hood TX Real Estate News and Information, this is the right spot.
Fort Hood Homes for Sale are one click away.
www.fthoodtexashomes.com   (367 words)

  
 Official web site for the Central Texas - Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army, providing valuable ...
Official web site for the Central Texas - Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army, providing valuable morale support to our troops and financial assistance for the Chapter's activities of behalf of soldiers, families and the Fort Hood community.
Members of the Central Texas - Fort Hood AUSA Chapter benefit from a number of national and local programs for scholarships, discounts and more.
In calendar year 2006, almost all Fort Hood units will have been in combat - in Iraq or Afghanistan - most on their second one year assignment and some on a third or fourth.
www.forthoodausa.org   (549 words)

  
 Fort Hood News
Eleven fallen soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division and the 4th Infantry Division were honored at a memorial ceremony at Fort Hood Thursday.
A massive cloud of smoke from a controlled burn on Fort Hood was visible for miles and by late Wednesday afternoon the smoke, pushed by a light northwest wind, had moved northward into the Waco area.
By Emily Baker Killeen Daily Herald FORT HOOD - The joy of seeing families reunited after being separated by war was joined with a new happiness for 4th Infantry Division leaders Wednesday afternoon when the...
www.topix.net /city/fort-hood-tx   (637 words)

  
 Fort Hood, Texas 1967
This story starts out at Fort Hood Texas in the late summer of 1967.
I don't know who is in this picture, but I do know this is in the woods at Fort Hood.
Training in the woods of Fort Hood, looks like they might have a fire mission going on.
bgmarrs2.tripod.com /id70.html   (246 words)

  
 President Bush Speaks to Reporters at Fort Hood, Texas
It's our honor to have celebrated this holy day with family members whose loved one is in Iraq.
Fort Hood has made a mighty contribution to freedom in Iraq and to security for the country.
It was not a hijacking of an airplane to fly into a building, it was hijacking of airplanes in order to free somebody that was being held as a prisoner in the United States.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2004/04/20040411.html   (1057 words)

  
 Fort Hood Texas Real Estate
Fort Hood is adjacent to Killeen, Texas in the beautiful "hill and lake" country of the Great State of Texas.
ort Hood is the largest active duty armored post in the United States (340 square mile or 217,337 acre installation), and is the only post in the United States capable of stationing and training two Armored Divisions.
The "Recognized District" rating distinguishes KISD as one of the best in the state of Texas.
www.relocate-america.com /states/TX/cities/fort_hood.htm   (452 words)

  
 Association of the United States Army: Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter (Killeen/Fort Hood, Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Omar Bradley Chapter worked long and diligently assisting the El Paso NGB families to attend the departure ceremony, which will be the last time that they see their spouse-soldiers for the next year.
Dave Casmas spearheaded the project and coordinated with the Fort Hood local hotels and bus companies to provide free or reduced rates for the family members making the long trek from El Paso to Fort Hood.
Provided refreshments (hot dogs, donuts, popcorn, cookies, coffee, etc) and support to deploying Fort Hood soldiers, National Guard units and US Army Reserve Soldiers as they wait – some with their families present - for a final call-forward and deployment from Fort Hood.
www.ausa.org /webpub/DeptRegional.nsf/byid/CTON-6FQMKF   (807 words)

  
 The Great Place
If you like being a soldier, or you like being around those who protect your freedoms, Fort Hood is definitely the place for you.
Besides that, the local community is appreciative of Fort Hood and has a good relationship with the post and it's soldiers.
The merchants are familiar with deployments, and they realize that you may not have lived in one place for more than three years at a time.
www.forthood.com   (166 words)

  
 Fort Hood, Killeen, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights and Kempner Real Estate - Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
You'll find that the small cities adjacent to the fort offer you a great range of amenities and a great atmosphere.
The spirit is neighborly, but you'll have the kind of access to excellent schools, medical facilities and recreational opportunities that you might expect from a much larger city.
Central Texas College, Tarleton University, Baylor University and Texas State Technological College are all available to you.
www.fthoodhome.com /content/article.html/486515   (407 words)

  
 Association of the United States Army: Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter (Interactive Counseling Centers News Article)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
All five high schools adjacent to Fort Hood, Texas will soon be equipped with Interactive Counseling Centers, thereby promoting easy access to state-of-the-art counseling support for military-connected students who must change schools as their military parents transition from one installation to another.
The Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter, AUSA has donated $10,000 to place Interactive Counseling Centers at both Ellison and Harker Heights High Schools in the Killeen Independent School District.
The Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter is convinced the ICC holds great promise for assisting military-connected students, and is leading the charge to convince other AUSA chapters to finance installation of the centers in other military-impacted school districts.
www.ausa.org /webpub/DeptRegional.nsf/byid/CTON-6FQMLD   (632 words)

  
 Fort Hood, Texas
In the Fort Hood area (outside the base) there are a number of small caches that were hidden by the troops prior to deployment in World War II.
Howdy, I have been to Fort Hood once in 1974 for a club meeting.
You must be an Army guy Recce:) I've heard that all the gold at Fort Hood Texas is in the drill sergeant's mouth.
www.treasurenet.com /f/index.php?topic=1648.msg8516   (635 words)

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