Fort Hood

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Fort Hood is a United States Army post in Killeen, Texas. It is named after Confederate General John Bell Hood. It is located halfway between Austin and Waco, about 60 miles (97 km) from each, within the U.S. state of Texas.

The post is the headquarters of III Corps and First Army Division West and is home to the 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Cavalry Regiment, among others.

It is one of ten U.S. Army bases named after former Confederate generals.[1]

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  1. Levenson, Michael (11 June 2020). "These Are the 10 U.S. Army Installations Named for Confederates". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 June 2020.