Effective immediately, all service members, military families, Federal employees, contractors, visitors on Fort Hood, regardless of vaccination status, is required to wear a mask in when inside of any building on the post.
The III Command issuing the post-wide directive after the Department of Defense issued a memorandum on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 that provided an updated mask policy for all DoD installations and facilities. The D.O.D. memorandum comes as a result of the Centers for Disease Control identifying Bell and Coryell Counties as areas of high community transmission for COVID-19.
Anyone entering Fort Hood that does not have a mask will be provided one. All D.O.D. personnel is instructed to comply with the C.D.C. guidelines on areas where masks should be worn.