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EVENT: 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command host Houston Astros to Fort Hood

DATE: January 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM

WHAT: 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command will host Players and staff of the Houston Astros to Fort Hood to visit with Soldiers and experience a day at Fort Hood. Players attending are, Kyle Tucker, Josh James and Chris Devenski.

WHERE: Fort Hood, Texas

CONTACT: Media who wish to attend should call CPT John Strickland, 13th ESC PAO cell (904) 370-4563 email john.w.strickland51.mil@mail.mil or SFC Michael Cox 13th ESC PAO NCOIC cell (314) 609-0029 or email michael.e.cox84.mil@mail.mil. Media should meet at the south side parking lot of the Fort Hood Visitors Center at 12;30. P.M. January 23, 2019.to be escorted to the event.

Houston is a community partner of the 13th ESC and Fort Hood. Last July the Houston Astros opened their home filed at Minute Maid Park before a game against the Chicago White Sox so Brig. Gen. Darren Werner, Commanding General of the 13th ESC, could reenlist over 100 III Corps Soldiers. This visit is a way for the 13th ESC and Fort Hood to extend gratitude for the wonderful opportunities the city of Houston and the Astros have provided and to continue to build partnerships with the city.