Historical marker at Fort Hood

From left, the Rev. D. D. Wheat, Coryell County Judge John Firth, Janelle Kerr, Sylvia Ann Edwards, Danny Corbett, Homer Perryman, retired Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk and Janis Barnhill during a historical marker dedication ceremony Saturday at North Fort Hood. About 470 families were forced to abandon more than 20 Coryell County communities in 1942 to make way for a tank destroyer range at Camp Hood, later Fort Hood.

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