UPDATE 1 – DELAYED REPORTING: No changes to previous message with report times for active-duty military personnel no-earlier-than 10 a.m. and DA civilians no-earlier-than 11 a.m. Fort Hood will resume normal operations after military and civilian personnel report to work. While road conditions are better than expected, caution should still be taken when driving, especially overpasses and intersections.
7: 55 p.m. Jan. 15, 2018
FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood officials have authorized delayed reporting for Soldiers and Department of the Army (DA) civilians for Jan. 16 here.
Due to extreme weather conditions and dangerous roads, physical training has been cancelled and no road guards will man intersections on post during that time period. Active-duty military personnel will report no-earlier-than 10 a.m. The officials also authorized delayed reporting for DA civilians no-earlier-than 11 a.m.
However, mission essential personnel are to report at their normal duty report time.
The Fort Hood Child Development Center will be open only for mission-essential personnel child care starting at 5:30 a.m. All other child development centers and school age care sites on the installation will open at 9 a.m.
Contract personnel should contact their employers for report times.
Liberal leave policy is in effect. DA civilian employees should contact their supervisor in regards to their requests for leave.
An update will be sent out by the installation operations center no-later-than 7 a.m. and posted to the Fort Hood Facebook page.
Employees should monitor local news stations and www.hood.army.mil for the latest updates on the weather. They should use extreme caution while on the area roads.