Fort Hood

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Fort Hood,

U.S. army post, 209,000 acres (84,580 hectares), central Tex., near Killeen; est. 1942 on the site of old Fort Gates and named for Confederate Gen. John Hood. It is one of the army's largest installations and a major employer of the area.
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The original site was selected in 1941 and construction of South Camp Hood began in 1942.
North Camp Hood, located 17 miles to the north, was established shortly after the first land acquisition and was formerly a US air force base.
Read returned to Camp Hood, Texas, and was separated from the Army on Feb.
He's stationed at Camp Hood, and he knows I love him, but he won't ask me to walk away from the store.
at Camp Hood offered me bus fare at a time when I had been ill, couldn't walk back to base, and literally didn't have a penny to my name.