FORT HOOD — Three community members were inducted as III Corps and Fort Hood Good Neighbors during a dinner Tuesday at Club Hood.
Lee Callan, John Crutchfield and William Parry III were added to the list of 45 people to earn the title since its inception in 1996.
Callan, a civilian fixed-wing and rotary-wing pilot, not only opened his ranch to the 21st Cavalry Brigade for training, the security forces assistance program and more, but he also encouraged neighboring ranchers to do the same.
Crutchfield, president of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, played a large part in establishing an excellent understanding and partnership between the on- and off-post community, and is the current president of the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army.
Parry is the executive director of the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance, a Killeen-based nonprofit organization that advocates Fort Hood and all defense-related industries, institutions and organizations in the Central Texas region. He also is a former Fort Hood garrison commander.
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