Fort Hood training
“1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are firing 105mm and 155mm artillery shells from Fort Hood Training Areas 50 and 51, located on the west side for the range into the Fort Hood Range Impact Area 94, which is in the center of the range,” Thomas Rheinlander, Fort Hood Director of Public Affairs, said. “Residents surrounding the post will hear loud booms due to sounds of the firing bouncing off cloud cover.
The training is scheduled to end Jan. 23.”
A Martin Luther King Jr. Observance will be held from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today at Phantom Warrior Center, Bldg. 194. The guest speaker will be Gary Cobb, former assistant district attorney for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. The III Corps and Fort Hood community event is hosted by the 166th Aviation Brigade, First Army. For more information, call 254-287-6242.
Post-access gate closure
The East Range Road post-access gate will be closed through Feb. 11 to allow for the replacement of the failing culvert system on East Range Road, south of the gate.
Tedesco Way can only be accessed from the south during this period, for those coming to and from 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade.
For the safety of all drivers, privately owned vehicles are not authorized to drive on tank trails on Fort Hood.