FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) has been designated a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Support Base.
Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) officials are in the planning phase for support of several recent FEMA requests. When finalized, details of these requests will be released.
Over the weekend, the 106th Rescue Wing from the New York Air National Guard staged one C-130 and three Pave Hawk HH-60 helicopters at Robert Gray Army Airfield. They will eventually have 106 personnel including 24 para-rescue airmen on station. The unit began flying search-and-rescue mission Aug. 28.
More information will be released at FortHoodPressCenter.com as it becomes available.
Image Gallery of 106th Rescue Wing operations:
For more information, contact:
Web: Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) Public Affairs Office
Voice: (254) 287-9993
Voice: (254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave.
Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), TX 76544