The Heart of Texas Defense Alliance (HOTDA) is a regional

 (3 counties/7 cities) nonprofit [501(C)(6)/ Municipally- funded] corporation formed in February 2003 in response to an expressed need by the communities of central Texas most affected by the activities of Fort Hood. HOTDA promotes the importance and sustainability of Fort Hood and all defense related industries, organizations and institutions in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

Area Highlights

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Governor Gregg Abbot Welcome's Active DutyService Members and their Families, introducing the Texas resources available while serving in the State.

Fort Hood Garrison Commander, COL Jason Westbrock discusses  Fort Hood's Storm response.  Find out how Fort Hood responded to and mitigated storm damage, as well as how the installation supported the surrounding communities during the winter storm.

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Why Hire a Veteran?

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2019 US Army OTC

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