FORT HOOD, Texas – Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy will visit Fort Hood on Aug. 5 and 6 in order to engage with local civilian and military leadership and to conduct sensing sessions with enlisted soldiers and junior officers.

The secretary will hold a press conference with the media at 12:00 p.m. Aug. 6 to discuss the Army’s efforts to address the recent events at Fort Hood.

Accredited Media desiring to attend the Aug. 6 press conference must register here no later than 2 p.m. Aug 5.

On Aug 6 a public affairs representative will meet the media at the south parking lot of Marvin Leath Visitors Center located on T. J. Mills Blvd. at 10:30 a.m. for an escort to the noon event.

The event will be live streamed on the III Corps and Fort Hood Facebook page at: