ACAP events

Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents the following scheduled employer visits:


Chevron: Various Oil Field Positions.

Primerica: Financial Advisors.

Edward Jones: Financial Advisors.


Subsea Robotics: Technical School.

UTI: Technical School.

Airstream: Technical School.

Allied Tech: Technical School.


ORION: Various Positions.

Millennium Group: Various Positions.

Aug. 30

Airstream: Technical School.

First Response Medical Training: Medical Technical School.

Cybertex: Technical School.

LeCordon Blue: Culinary Technical School.

Upcoming seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m. are:


Dress for Success: Ladies Interview Dress.


Own Your Own Business: Bankrolling Your Business.

Aug. 29

Senior Resume: Executive Resumes.

Aug. 30

Federal Resume: Resumix Application.


Phantom Warrior Scramble

The Courses of Clear Creek

Building 52381, Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road (254) 287-4130

Compete for $30 per person with mulligans for $5 extra per person (optional). Teams must consist of three players from an organization and the fourth player can be whomever they wish. Noon shotgun start, with 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. registration.

Through Friday

Fort Hood Exchanges

The Customer Satisfaction Index survey will be conducted.


Chaffee Child Development Center last day of services

Fort Hood Child, Youth & School Services is growing to accommodate patron demand and will be closing Chaffee Child Development Center and opening Meadows Child Development Center. Last day of child care services at Chaffee is Friday. Hourly care will now be available at both Montague and Meadows Child Development Centers. Hourly child care reservations may be made at

For more information, call Parent Central Services at (254) 287-8029.

Saturday and Sunday

The Sportsmen’s Center hunter education course

New Texas hunting and fishing licenses and Fort Hood hunting and fishing permits are on sale through Oct. 21. All hunters, regardless of age, must show proof of Hunter Education Certification to qualify for a Fort Hood hunting permit. The Sportsmen’s Center sponsors classes coordinated through the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. The Sportsmen’s Center classes are the second part to the free online course on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website. Students will have to complete an exam and obtain a passing score to become certified. The Sportsmen’s Center recognizes all valid state Hunter Education Certifications. The Hunter Education Certification is a one-time requirement. The state deferral program for Hunter Education Certification does not apply on Fort Hood. $15 will be due to the instructor on selected course date. Pre-registration for the course isn’t required, but those requiring special accommodations due to a medical disability, must contact the Sportsmen’s Center prior to selected course date.

Students are encouraged to complete courses as soon as possible, as not to miss any hunting opportunities. Dove season starts in September, October is Archery Only Season, and the General Gun Season covers November and December and feral hogs can be hunted throughout the year without a harvest limit. The Sportsmen’s Center is located on Rod and Gun Club Loop, 53rd Street and Murphy Road, Bldg. 1937.

For class times and additional information, please call (254) 532-4552.


Muskogee School Age Care, Building 52943 Muskogee Street

Muskogee School Age Care has over 22,800 square feet and space for 195 children in first to fifth grades. When the 2012-2013 school year begins on Monday, Muskogee will realign its focus from field trips to before and after school care. Children will have the opportunity to do homework with a qualified homework technician, participate in 4H, Passport to Manhood and Smart Girls. Children can learn about computers, construction, sewing, arts and sciences, performing arts, play their favorite video games, play sports outside on the soccer field or just play at the playground. Also available, is the use of a DanceDance Revolution station, where the kids can dance, compete and even monitor their movements and calories.

For more information, call (254) 553-7706.

Aug. 27-30

Certified apartment maintenance technician training sponsored by the Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation in partnership with the National Apartment Association Education Institute and the Central Texas Apartment Association Kouma Annex Building

Seminar runs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and registration begins at 7:15 a.m.

Aug. 29

The Officers’ Spouses Club will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Hood. Those interested in membership are invited for refreshments, vendors and information about joining.

Aug. 31, Sept. 1

U.S. Army Soldier Show

Abrams Physical Fitness Center

The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show is making a two-day stop at Fort Hood. Active-duty soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in “Army Strong,” the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

The 90-minute song-and-dance production is designed to accentuate the strengths and resiliency of soldiers and military families through modern songs, current hits, vibrant costuming, exciting choreography and spectacular visuals.

Catch the show Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 1 at 2 and 7 p.m. All shows are free and open to all.

For more information, call (254) 288-7835.

Through Sept. 11

This holiday season, nominate a member of the military to receive some very special gifts. Through Sept. 11, Patriot Day, Things Remembered will be collecting names of active duty service members to be featured gift recipients during the 2012 holiday season.

Nominations can be made by visiting Once the nomination process is complete, three will be chosen for each Things Remembered store location.

Shoppers who don’t have a deployed service member to honor this holiday will be able to purchase gifts for one of their store’s featured members.

For a complete listing of store locations and available products, go to

Contact Rose L. Thayer at or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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