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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: December 1, 2010 12:37:22 PM CST

36th Engineers open new $40 million barracks

FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood senior officials will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new $40-million 190,000-square-foot 36th Engineer Brigade barracks at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 on 25th Street and Old Iron Side Avenue on Fort Hood.

The barracks will house approximately 480 Soldiers. The barracks has been in construction for 541 days and consists of 240 modular units at 600 square feet each. 

During the ceremony, Fort Hood's senior mission commander, Garrison commander, Fort Hood command sergeant major, Corps of Engineers senior officials, Department of Public Works director, and barracks management will cut the ribbon to Fort Hood's newest barracks.

Media interested in covering this event should register at the Fort Hood Press Center, The gate time for this event is 1:30 p.m. Media should meet public affairs representatives at the Fort Hood Visitor Center south side parking lot.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
Media Relations
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
fax: (254) 288-2750
Chris Haug or Tyler Broadway
Media Relations Office
Fort Hood, TX 76522
[email protected]