FORT HOOD, TX – In a unique event elements of the 1st Cavalry Division’s Artillery are scheduled to conduct a joint live-fire training exercise with the Marine Corps on July 18 at Fort Hood.  The purpose of this event is to strengthen interoperability relationships between the two individual branches of U.S. military. It is critical to continuously train with our military counterparts to increase lethality and maintain overmatch against future threats.

This exercise is conducted in a tactical environment and protective equipment as well as tactical transportation will be provided.

Media interested in covering this event should RSVP to SFC Michael Garrett by email at [email protected] no later than 5 p.m. on July 17.

Attending media should meet at the media parking area at the Marvin Leath Visitor Center on T.J. Mills Blvd no later than 11:50 a.m. on July 18.