FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) will host its 45th Annual Retiree Appreciation Days on Oct. 25-26 here.
The two-day event begins with a Retiree Golf Tournament at the Courses of Clear Creek golf course. Golfers must sign up at the golf course.
At 4 p.m. Oct. 25, III Corps will host the monthly Retirement Celebration at Club Hood. Flu shots also will be available from 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 25 on the first floor of the Copeland Soldiers Service Support Center.
Legal assistance will be available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Bldg. 13, at the intersection of 52nd St. and 761st Tank Battalion Ave.
The Area Veterans Advisory Committee of Killeen will sponsor a “Backyard BBQ,” served Oct. 25, with prizes and games at the Phantom Warrior Center.
On Oct. 26, the main event kicks off at 7 a.m. with breakfast for no cost at Club Hood. The opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m.
Also on Oct. 26, around Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), retirees may visit all of the supporting agencies providing retirees with free services, such as ID cards and legal services for wills and powers of attorney.
A health fair will be providing immunizations, blood pressure checks and other routine health screenings at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
The VA Mobile Vet Center will be set-up in the parking lot of the Copeland Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 18010, to assist veterans with any issues or questions regarding benefits and entitlements.
The 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment will conduct a demonstration at the stables near the visitor’s center beginning at 2 p.m.
The event wraps up in the evening Oct. 26 with the Retiree Round Up dinner at Club Hood.
Media who wish to cover the event should call Tyler Broadway at (254) 449-5298 for gate link up time and escort to the event.