News brief
National Disability Awareness Month

Members of the greater Fort Hood community are invited to “The Right Talent, Right Now” event as part of National Disability Awareness Month. The event is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at Fort Hood Community Event Center. The event will feature information about assistive technologies, electronic accommodations, disabilities A to Z, reasonable accommodations for disabilities, employment and benefits and more. For more information, call 254-287-3602 or 254-287-0245.

Sprint Triathlon

A Sprint Triathlon is set for 8 a.m. Saturday at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Participants will be expected to swim 300 meters, bike 12 miles and run 5 kilometers. The pre-registration cost is $15 for DoD members and $20 for non-DoD members. The cost is $20 for DoD members and $25 for non-DoD members on-site on race day. Individual medals will be awarded to 1st through 3rd place in all men’s, and women’s age categories. Pre-register at one of the following convenient physical locations on post:

  • Leisure Travel Service
  • Apache Arts and Crafts
  • Sprocket Auto Crafts
  • Sportsmen’s Center

Also, register online at For more information, call 254-285-5459.

Single Soldier Fest

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is hosting a festival for single Soldiers, single parents and unaccompanied Soldiers from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hood Stadium.

The event is free and will include activities such as competitions, door prizes, music, challenges, food and team-building activities.