Fort Hood is the Army's Premier Installation to train and deploy heavy forces. A 214,968 acre installation, Fort Hood is the only post in the United States capable of stationing and training two Armored Divisions.
The rolling, semi-arid terrain is ideal for multifaceted training and testing of military units and individuals.
Additionally, the Killeen community is a model of support for Army families. There are lots of resources and networks available to assist you.
Welcome to Fort Hood and the greater Killeen area.
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Fort Hood is in the middle of two popular Texas cities, Waco and Austin, with about a 60-mile drive to each. Waco is home to Baylor University, and the HGTV hit show, Fixer Upper. Austin is a mecca for music, festivals, art, tech start-ups, and the world-renowned South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. They’re close enough for a fun day-trip, and you can find ample employment opportunities in these cities if you are a career-minded spouse.
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