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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: November 29, 2016 12:40:00 PM CST

Holiday tree lighting

The annual III Corps holiday tree lighting ceremony will be held at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 1 near the flagpole in front of the III Corps and Fort Hood Headquarters.

Seasonal music will be provided by the 1st Cavalry Division Band, the Audie Murphy Middle School Choir, and the Fort Hood Family Housing Children’s Choir.  Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland will address the gathering and light the Christmas Tree with two Families selected from the Fort Hood community.

There will be an appearance by Santa Claus with the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment. Santa will stay for Family photos in the III Corps Headquarters.  Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. For more information, call 287-3087.

Media who plan to cover the ceremony must register here. The gate time for the event is 4:30 p.m. Media should report to the south-side parking lot of the visitor's center.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544