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III CORPS RECEPTION COMPANY

All incoming Soldiers follow the link above for detailed reporting procedures.

 

 

SOLDIER SERVICES

ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS)

Army Community Service is an empowered team that provides comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive advocacy and prevention, information and referral, outreach, financial, employment, Soldier and Family readiness, exceptional Family Member and relocation assistance services that support the readiness and well-being of Soldiers and their Families, Civilian Employees, and Retirees.

ARMY FISHER HOUSE ⚠

The Fort Hood Army Fisher House provides temporary lodging for families of active duty, military retirees and Veterans undergoing treatment at medical facilities in the area.

ARMY HOUSING OFFICE

Housing information for Soldiers, families and civilians of Fort Hood.

ARMY MILITARY PAY OFFICE

Provide timely and accurate Military Pay, Travel Pay, and Disbursing Support to Department of Defense personnel and their families.

ARMY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM

ASAP supports the command and community in maintaining unit and personnel readiness and quality of life by providing substance abuse deterrence efforts, community education / prevention programs, identification and referrals for rehabilitation services while shaping the capability to meet future requirements.

BENEFITS OF BEING A SOLDIER

The MyArmyBenefits website is the Army's official one-stop resource for all benefit information and is comprised of two distinct areas.  First, the MAB website contains current and easy-to-use benefits information which is accessible by Soldiers, Family Members, Retired Soldiers, and the general public to obtain personalized survivor, disability, and retirement benefits reports using a Common Access Card (CAC), or DS Logon credentials. Second, it houses a comprehensive Benefit Library consisting of Federal and State Benefits, and this library is open to the public.

 

BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGLE SOLDIERS (BOSS)

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) is a dynamic Department of the Army program that single Soldiers can participate in to enhance their Quality of Life, contribute to their community through Community Service activities, and assist in the planning and execution of their own Recreation and Leisure events. 

The BOSS program focuses on the Department of the Army active duty single Soldier, but BOSS activities are open to all MWR patrons to include the National Guard, Army Reserve, other branches of service, Department of Defense civilians, Foreign Service members and geographical bachelors. 

CASUALTY ASSISTANCE CENTER

Provide timely and accurate professional service for the next-of-kin of critically injured, ill or deceased Active Duty Army Soldiers, Retirees, and Veterans within our geographical area of responsibility.

CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES 

Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian families. Within CYS you will find something to meet your children’s needs, including:

  • Full, part time or hourly child care
  • Before/after school care
  • Camps
  • Programs for your middle school and teen youth
  • Instructional classes
  • Workforce preparation opportunities
  • Sports and fitness activities 

COMMISSARY

The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items that are variably priced plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save thousands of dollars annually on their purchases compared to commercial prices when shopping regularly at a commissary. A core military family support element, and a valued part of military pay and benefits, commissaries contribute to family readiness, enhance the quality of life for America's military and their families, and help recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve their country.

ID CARDS - DEERS

Issue / replace the Common Access Card (CAC) and Uniformed Services ID Card for authorized customers. Enroll / update authorized customers information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).

DIGITAL GARRISON APP 

Digital Garrison is a one-stop information source for Army communities.

DINING FACILITY ⚠

The Installation Dining Facility (DFAC) offers a rotating menu of several choices of an entrée, salad, soup of the day, starch of the day and vegetable. Those dining in also have the option of a salad bar, pizza, dessert and fresh fruit.

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Army education centers offer a wide variety of programs (certificates, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees) through U.S. vocational-technical schools, colleges and universities. Professional education counselors assist Soldiers in developing and completing education goals and educational plans in a cost-effective, timely manner..

Fort Hood hosts a campus for Central Texas College, allowing Soldiers to attend classes without leaving post.  Additionally, the surrounding area is home to Texas A&M - Central Texas, Baylor University, the University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Southwestern University, Temple College, and many more, offering educational opportunities Soldiers won't want to miss.

EXCHANGE ⚠

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains a team of dedicated people committed to increasing the value of the Exchange benefit while continuing to give back to the military community. We have proudly served America’s armed forces since 1895. Our focus has been on delivering quality goods and services at competitively low prices with superior service. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program formulates, directs, and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential to ensure fair treatment for military personnel, family members, and civilians without regard to race, color, gender, religion, or national origin, and provide an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive behavior.

FINANCIAL READINESS ⚠

The Financial Readiness Program is your resource for information on money matters. We can help you better understand financial topics like: 

  • Military pay
  • Checkbook/debit card management
  • Financial responsibility
  • Credit reporting
  • Debt elimination strategies
  • Saving
  • Investing
  • Budgeting

FORT HOOD'S GREAT BIG PODCAST

Reaching far and wide, Fort Hood's Great Big Podcast seeks to inform and entertain. It peels back the layer that separate the U.S. Army from our civilian family, and sheds a light on what Fort Hood has to offer to it's Soldiers and civilians. 

FORT HOOD POLICIES

Fort Hood policy letters and regulations.

FORT HOOD FAMILY AND MWR 

Fort Hood offers a variety of places to eat and things to do.  Club Hood and the Samuel Adams Brewhouse are great for dining and entertainment, and if you want a taste of outside the gate without actually going there, we have a full-service Chili's restaurant on post, as well as Burger King, Popeye's Chicken, Domino's Pizza, and more. 
 

If action is what you crave, enjoy one of Fort Hood Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation's adventure programs.  Go fishing on, or biking around Belton Lake.  Play nine holes at the Courses of Clear Creek.  And if it's off-post action you're after, the Killeen, Belton, Temple, and Copperas Cove communities that surround Fort Hood always have something to offer.  On the weekend, take a trip to Austin and explore the live music capital of America.  There's always something to do in Central Texas!

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.

INSPECTOR GENERAL

The III Corps Inspector General (IG) serves as an extension of the Commanding General by providing him with an independent and impartial assessment of the readiness, morale, welfare, and discipline of the Command and report on other matters that impact upon the economy and/or efficiency of the Command.

MILITARY PERSONNEL SERVICES DIVISION

The Military Personnel Services Division is involved in all of the activities of sustaining the human dimension needs of Soldiers, retirees, veterans, and their families. Some of these activities include Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) and Central In/Out-processing, casualty affairs, separations, ID Card and DEERS services, retirement services, and the full spectrum of military personnel office services.

On Post Lodging

If you're looking to stay on post while visiting or transitioning to or from Fort Hood, we've got you covered.  Fort Hood offers modern, comfortable lodging that put you near all of the on post action.  Walking distance from well-known
eateries and even the post office, one stay and you'll find why on post lodging at Fort Hood is always in demand.
 

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION

Whether you're headed to Fort Hood or the time has come for your next duty station, find all the contact information you need for a smooth move here.

RECYCLING

Recycling is the process removing items, like cans, newspapers and plastic bottles out of the trash stream and processing them for reuse as new products. Collecting and reusing these items reduces impacts on the environment, and helps sustain Army readiness.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES ORGANIZATION

The Religious Services Organization (RSO) ensures that a professionally trained and ready Chaplaincy provides religious, spiritual, moral and ethical advice and services to the Combined Arms Center, Garrison, tenant organizations, and members of the military community.

RETIREMENT SERVICES OFFICE

The Retirement Services Program is designed to assist Soldiers and their Families in their transition to retirement and to keep them updated on their benefits and entitlements after retirement. This includes active duty, retirees, spouses, dependents, widows, widowers, former spouses, and veterans. A primary element of retirement services is proper and timely counseling on the career status bonus (CSB), Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) and Reserve Component SBP.

SAFETY OFFICE

Instill policies and procedures for a comprehensive Garrison Safety Program. Provide technical advice to the Garrison Commander and staff on integration of safety and risk management into all missions and functions within the command.

SEXUAL HARRASSMENT / ASSAULT RESPONSE AND PREVENTION (SHARP) RESOURCE CENTER

The SHARP Resource Center provides awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and follow up for sexual harassment and assault issues.

SOLDIER AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER

Soldier and Family Assistance Center

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Training and resources focusing on suicide prevention.

TOTAL ARMY SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM 

The Total Army Sponsorship Program, or TASP, mission is to help Soldiers, civilian employees and their Families better integrate into the U.S. Army, and to assist them when they transition to different units. Sponsorship applies to all active component Soldiers in ranks E-1 through O-6.  TASP ensures incoming Soldiers are assigned sponsors prior to reporting to their next duty station. Obtaining a sponsor reduces the stress of reporting to a new unit, enhances resiliency and improves readiness among Soldiers and Family Members.

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

We provide transition and employment assistance to Soldiers and their adult family members who are transitioning from active duty.

USO TEXAS

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 77 years, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

WEAPONS REGISTRATION

Fort Hood regulation requires Soldiers to register all firearms brought on to the installation with their commanding officer. This includes Soldiers living off post, but who plan on bringing their firearms on post.