FORT HOOD, Texas – Fort Hood’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation will host its semi-annual Howdy Y’all Information and Job Fair from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Lone Star Conference Center with more than 70 vendors representing numerous employment opportunities and activities in the surrounding communities.

Newcomers will receive valuable information about the installation and gain more insight about the Central Texas military community. Schools, businesses, on- and off-post agencies and  DFMWR programs will be showcased. Helpful information and giveaways will be distributed throughout the event.

The event is open to all job seekers, Soldiers, spouses and civilians. Non DoD ID-card holders must obtain a pass from the Marvin Leath Visitor’s Center prior to coming on post.

The Howdy Y’all Information and Job Fair is free and requires no registration.

Media who wish to cover the event should call (254) 449-5298 no later than 3 p.m. Sept. 8. On Sept. 9, media will meet a public affairs representative at 9:30 a.m. in the south-side parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitor’s Center for an escort to the location.