FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood officials will unveil an access gate named in honor of Spc. Vanessa Guillén at 1 p.m. April 19 here.

Members of the Guillén’s family were involved in the design process and will attend the ceremony. Lt. Gen. Pat White, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, will preside over the ceremony.

The event is closed to the public, however, it will be live streamed on the III Corps Facebook page.

Following the dedication ceremony, the Guillén family will hold a press conference at the new gate.

The gate dedication was originally announced on Nov. 10, 2020. A link to the original announcement is here.

Media who wish to cover this event, should register here by 3 p.m. April 16. On April 19, media representatives should meet public affairs representatives at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center at 11:15 a.m. for escort to the site.


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