Fort Hood
Fort Hood, TX 76544

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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Welcome 'Home'

As one of the anvils for America’s Hammer, Fort Hood is the Army’s premier force projection platform. We are celebrating our 75th anniversary at the Great Place. We have been training total Army forces and deploying units to answer the nation’s call for 75 years. While Fort Hood is a

Welcome

Like the state of Texas, Fort Hood is big and boasts of being the largest active-duty armored post in the U.S. armed services. Fort Hood is nicknamed “the Great Place” because of the quality of life the post and area offer Soldiers and their Families. These qualities are important,

Directorate of Family and MWR

Fort Hood’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) delivers a wide range of services and activities throughout the installation. A gateway to a wealth of information, activities and events can be found at its website:  www.hoodmwr.com . BOWLING Phantom Warrior Lanes Building 49010, Clear Creek Road and Santa

Services & Support

Quality of life means having fast and responsive services that meets the needs of Soldiers and Family members. AIR TRAVEL Fort Hood Regional airport in Killeen is conveniently located. For more information, visit it online at www.flykilleen.net . Many major airlines offer services to the Fort Hood area. For

Housing

Quality housing abounds in the Fort Hood area. Ensure your house-hunting trip starts at the Fort Hood Housing Referral Office with a myriad of resources available at your fingertips. Residing in on-post housing is voluntary, not mandatory, except for personnel assigned to key and essential positions. All Soldiers with a

Health Care

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC) provides general medical care, inpatient and outpatient services, and environmental health services for authorized members of the armed forces (primarily at Fort Hood and surrounding civilian communities), retired personnel and their Family members. Darnall serves about 10 percent of the CONUS-based Army, and

Chapels & Congregations

Fort Hood is one of the most diverse and exciting places in the U.S. Army. As such, our chapels offer a variety of worship opportunities to fulfill the spiritual needs of our Soldiers and their Families. For information about chapel services and programs on Fort Hood, call the Fort Hood

Leisure & Recreation

Nearly any form of recreation can be found on Fort Hood through our Morale, Welfare and Recreation and community activities organizations. ARTS AND CRAFTS APACHE ARTS AND CRAFTS Apache Arts and Crafts facility includes work space, classrooms and supplies for arts and crafts projects, including: a sales store, ceramics,

Neighboring Communities

BELTON Founded in the 1850s as the county seat for Bell County, Belton boasts a downtown historic district, many fine Victorian-era homes and more than 160 historical markers in the city and surrounding areas. The rolling plains and wooded hills provide the area with a touch of serenity, while

History

Seventy-five years ago, Camp Hood officially opened Sept. 18, 1942 in Central Texas to rapidly train tank destroyer battalions desperately needed during World War II. Named for the commander of the commander of the Confederate Texas Brigade, General John Bell Hood, the original facilities provided housing and training sites for

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Fort Hood Tax Center

The Tax Center is open Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m.-5p.m., with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Thursdays. To make an appointment, call 254-288-7995 or 254-287-3294 . Tax services are provided by appointment only.

449th TAB Conducts Pre-mobilization Training

Story by CPT Briana McFarland on 10/02/2017 The successful training consisted of marksmanship where Soldiers qualified with their individual weapons and section crew-served weapons. The qualification also included the Electronic Simulator Training aid where Soldiers furthered their practice by shooting in austere conditions, such as night time and nuclear, biological

Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors

Story by TSgt Matthew Davis on 10/02/2017 Team Dover Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3d
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