FORT HOOD, Texas – The III Armored Corps is ready to support the congressional delegation that is scheduled to visit Fort Hood on Sept. 18.
Members from the House Armed Services Committee and the Committee of Oversight and Reform are visiting Fort Hood to meet with Soldiers and leadership teams to receive information on several high-profile events that have happened on the installation over the past several months.
“We are fully committed to supporting the congressional delegation and having an open discussion with the congressional members about the recent events at Fort Hood,” said Maj. Gen. John B. Richardson IV, III Corps Deputy Commanding General.
“Our goal is to provide them detailed information to ensure they have a full understanding of the challenges facing Fort Hood, and what we are doing right now to address the issues,” said Richardson.
Members of the congressional delegation include Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif; Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas; Rep. Gilbert Cisneros, D-Calif.; Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo.; Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass.; Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass.; Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas; and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass.
Media who wish to cover this press conference should be in the southside parking lot of the visitors center for setup at the Fort Hood sign by 4:30 p.m. Broadcast media should be prepared to use XLR cable to plug into our multbox for sound.