MAJOR ROAD CLOSURES: In support of the Army Basic Training Experience taking place on Sadowski Parade Field, March 3-4, Tank Destroyer Boulevard, between T.J. Mills Boulevard and 58th Street, will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In support of the same event, the Bell County Sheriff’s Office will close the right lane and shoulder of Business Highway 190 West at T.J. Mills Boulevard, from 9-11 a.m. in order for the student busses to have an easier access to the event.

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DATE: February 19, 2020 12:51:43 PM CST

FORT HOOD, Texas – Army Recruiting will host the U.S. Army Basic Training Experience from 9-11 a.m. and a career expo form 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3-4 on Sadowski Parade Field here for high school students across Texas.

The Basic Training Experience will include a “Drill Sergeant Experience,” “New Army Combat Fitness Test,” and “Army Obstacle Course Team Building” events to name a few.

The career expo will educate students on more than 45 Army programs and career fields. There also will be demonstrations performed by air assault repel teams, Army firefighters, military working dogs, robotics, medical teams and more.

Media who want more information or pre-interviews on this event should contact SFC Leroy Betts, Harker Heights Army recruiter at leroy.betts5.mil@mail.mil, call (972) 505-6331.

Media planning can cover the event March 3 and should register here. On March 3, media should meet public affairs representatives in the southside parking lot of the Fort Hood visitors center at 8:15 a.m.