Sept. 8

Hunting and Fishing Day

Hunting and Fishing Day is set for 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Sportsmen’s Center.

Activities include:

• 6:30 a.m. — Fishing Derby: Fishing license and permit required (Cantonment B Pond/ must have own equipment and bait). This is the only activity not taking place at the Sportsmen’s Center.

• 9 a.m. — Archery Fun Shoot: Must bring your own equipment.

• 10 a.m. — Turkey Shoot: Shotguns and ammo provided.

• Noon — Turkey Calling Contest: Equipment available.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Barbecue Lunch: Cost is $8 for Adults $8 and $4 for Children under 13.

• 2 p.m. — Awards Ceremony: Prize giveaway.

The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 532-4552.

Fight Night Watch Party

Backbone NCO Lounge is hosting a Fight Night Watch Party for UFC 228 Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event is free and open to all 18 and over.

For more information, call 532-5073.

Sept. 14

Disability employment event

“America’s Workforce: Empowering All” is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Community Events Center.

The event is being held as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month to inform, assist and educate those with disabilities. A sign language interpreter will be on hand from noon-1 p.m.

Topics include:

• What is JAN, EARN and CAP and how can it help you?

• What is assistive technology and how does it work?

• Q&A: Disability and employment issues you wish you knew.

• Accommodation A to Z.

Specialists will be on hand to aid with how to manage chronic pain, traumatic brain injuries, home health care, stress, anxiety, depression, wellness, physical/occupational therapy and more. The event open to all.

Sept. 19-20

Path to Leadership

This two-day training is specifically designed for those assuming leadership, mentor or advisory roles within the community. This training combines Army Famaily Team Building courses that enhance personal development and teach coping skills for dealing with challenging situations with resilience training concepts. The training is set for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at  Army Family Team Building.

The event is free and open to all DoD ID card holders. For more information, call 286-6600.

Oct. 6-20

Operation Phantom Warrior Salute planned for October

A variety of events are set for Operation Phantom Warrior Salute Oct. 6-20 around Fort Hood.

Some of these activities include:

• Fishing for Freedom

• The Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run

• Fort Hood Commanders Cup

• Warrior Open Golf Tournament

• Phantom Trap Shoot

• Alpha Warrior Competition

• Welcome ceremony/barbecue festival

• Fitness and Wellness Expo

• Operation Phantom Warrior Salute concert, fireworks

Additional event details coming soon as they are made available. For more information, go to

Oct. 6

Fishing for Freedom

Boats depart at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area, at safe light in the morning  on Oct. 6.

Up to 300 bass fishermen from across the nation will volunteer to take a Soldier fishing, with the potential for a full field of 300 boats and 600 fishermen on Belton Lake as a part of Fishing for Freedom. Each Soldier will fish with a volunteer bass angler, including some pro anglers, who will provide the boat, fuel and fishing equipment (if necessary).

The event is free and open to Soldiers from all branches of the military, both active duty and retired. Participation is open to all individuals who are 18 years of age or older or who have served or currently serving in our armed forces; however each team must consist of at least one active duty service member or retired veteran.

For more information or to register, go to

Oct. 7

Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run

The Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run is held in conjunction with Washington, D.C. event to provide an opportunity for the Fort Hood community that is unable to travel to the primary event to participate. The event is set for 8 a.m. Oct. 7 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

Cost is $10 for DoD members and $15 for non-DoD if runners pre-register. Cost on-site at the day of race will be $5 more. For more information or to register, go to

Oct. 15

National Night Out and BBQ

Activities, fireworks and a concert are planned for National Night Out and BBQ featuring Mignon Grabois Oct. 15 at Sadowski Field. Time to be announced. The event is free and open to all.

Oct. 18

Fitness and Wellness Expo

A fitness and wellness expo is set for 1-5 p.m. Oct. 18 at Sadowski: Parade Field. The event is free and open to all. For more information, go to

Oct. 20

Phantom Warrior Celebration

Activities, fireworks and a concert featuring Gary Sinise is set for Oct. 20 at Hood Stadium as part of Operation Phantom Warrior Salute Celebration.

Times to be announced. The event is free and open to all.


FLEP applications due

The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Under this program, the Army projects sending up to 25 active-duty commissioned officers to law school at government expense.

Selected officers will attend law school beginning the fall of 2019 and will remain on active duty while attending law school. Interested officers should review Army MILPER Message 18-081 and Chapter 10, Army Regulation 27-1 (The Judge Advocate General’s Funded Legal Education Program) to determine their eligibility.

This program is open to commissioned officers in the rank of second lieutenant through captain. Applicants must have at least two, but not more than six, years of total active federal service at the time legal training begins. Eligibility is governed by statute (10 U.S.C. 2004) and is non-waiverable.

Eligible officers interested in applying should immediately register for the earliest offering of the Law School Admission Test.

Applicants must send their request through command channels, to include the officer’s branch manager at AHRC. Send the original application to the Office of the Judge Advocate General, ATTN: DAJA-PT (Yvonne Caron-Rm 2B517), 2200 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310, to be received by Nov. 1.

Submission of the application well in advance of the deadline is advised. Interested officers should contact the III Corps Office of the Staff Judge Advocate at 287-3421.

Free vanpool to Fort Hood

Free vanpool rides are available from Georgetown and Round Rock to Fort Hood for military service members and Department of Defense civilians. The vanpool operates for those with a work schedule of 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information, call Tracee Franklin at or call 288-8957.