FORT HOOD — Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox, deputy commander of III Corps and Fort Hood, retired from the Army on Friday in front of 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters.

Cox, 57, spent more than 36 years in the Army, and became the deputy commander a year ago. He previously served at Fort Hood as commander of the 1st Cavalry Engineer Brigade, from 2002 to 2005, including a tour in Iraq.

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