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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: May 17, 2017 11:28:45 AM CDT

Fort Hood officials test emergency alert system

FORT HOOD, Texas -- No emergency currently exists at Fort Hood. During a monthly test of Fort Hood's emergency alert system, Fort Hood officials activated the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAAWS). The system malfunctioned and did not broadcast the correct test message. Fort Hood officials are determining how the system malfunctioned.

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