Fort Hood is closing several access points to the military installation and other areas on post for today's 2 p.m. memorial ceremony for the April 2 shooting victims.

The following gates will be closed from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Bernie Beck Main Gate; Clarke Road Gate, North; Clarke Road Gate, West Fort Hood; 79th St. Gate, will remain open for emergency responders only.

Various additional on post roads throughout the post will be closed at various times throughout the day, stated the III Corps Facebook page.

The following facilities also will be closed according to III Corps Facebook page: 

  • The Copeland Center will be closed all day today, including the ID card section.
  • The AAFES Shoppette located next to III Corps Headquarters building will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Contact Mason W. Canales at ​ or (254) 501-7474

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