The Economic Impact of Fort Hood (2012)
Fort Hood’s economic impact climbed to $25.3 billion statewide last year, according to a Texas comptroller’s study released Thursday.
- Encompasses 218,823 acres
- 68,942 Jobs
- 79,454 Family Members
- $1.4 Billion Construction and Utility Payments
APPROXIMATELY 10,000 SOLDIERS EXIT THE MILITARY AT FORT HOOD EACH YEAR with about 30% remaining in the local area and looking for employment.
Military Occupational Specialties of Soldiers Leaving or Retiring from Fort Hood:
Maintainers & Repairers
IT & Communication
Transportation & Logistics
Units Assigned to Fort Hood
|1st Cavalry Division||18,855|
|1st Army Division West||636|
|13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)||4,237|
|3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment||4,528|
|36th Engineer Brigade||2,265|
|89th Military Police Brigade||985|
|504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade||1,421|
|69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade||1,673|
|41st Fires Brigade||1,831|
|Operational Test Command||301|
|21st Cavalry Brigade||72|
|US Army Garrison - Fort Hood||26|
|Medical Command / Dental Command||987|
|407th Army Field Support Brigade||16|
|48th Chemical Brigade||824|
|3rd Air Support Brigade||475|
|4th Aviation Brigade||2,717|
More Information About Fort Hood
Download one of the following reports to get more information about Fort Hood.
Central Texas Factbook (2009)
A joint Publication of the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance and the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.
Veterans Inventory Initiative (HOTDA)
A Publication of the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance
An assessment of the intentions, educational level, skills, employment desires, and suggestions to improve the Fort Hood region’s “Quality of Place” for Soldiers leaving military service at Fort Hood, Texas.