FORT HOOD, Texas — To promote esprit de corps with Soldiers, family members and guests, Fort Hood will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday meal competition on Nov. 21. at seven of its dining facilities here.

Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II along with senior leaders and personnel with the 407th Army Field Support Brigade Installation Food Service Team will judge the traditional Thanksgiving meal to recognize dining facilities for their outstanding performance in support of the traditional holiday meal.

To win the title, the dining facilities will be judged on display and dining area appearance, food service operations and food service personnel.

Additionally, Families and Retirees are invited to purchase a Thanksgiving meal at any of the dining facilities on Nov. 21 – 22. But the competition event will be on Nov. 21.

Media interested in attending the event should meet at 12:30 p.m. in the south parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitor Center for an escort to a dining facility.