• February 22, 2017

Fun in the sun: Employees enjoy Fort Hood barbecue, games

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2014 4:30 am

FORT HOOD — Civilian employees at Fort Hood gathered for some fun in the sun Friday as directorates competed in a barbecue competition.

“It’s a great time to take a knee and reflect on the accomplishments we’ve had,” said Col. Matt Elledge, garrison commander. “We’re such a diverse organization. It’s always a neat deal to get everybody together.”

Last year’s barbecue was canceled because of budget constraints, but this year employees filled the Sportsmen’s Center pavilion. Fort Hood Radio played music while people danced, played bocce ball and tossed horseshoes.

“It’s a good day with good sunshine,” said Robert Johnson, a graphic illustrator with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

Read more about the event in Wednesday’s Fort Hood Herald.

More about

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.