Fort Hood is a U.S. Army installation in Texas, located in the Texas Panhandle. It is a training and support facility for the U.S. Army. Fort Hood is a power projection platform and a major maneuver installation for the Army. It is also the home of the Army’s most-deployed contingency forces. Strategically located on the KY/TN State line, the installation has the unique ability to deploy mission-ready contingency forces by air, rail, highway and inland waterway.