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Cowboys 4 Heroes to honor Fort Hood troops with free meals

Fort Hood soldiers, their families, veterans and retirees will be able to get a free boxed meal Oct. 24 starting at 11 a.m.
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FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood families, veterans and retirees are set to be honored this Saturday with the help of nonprofit organization Cowboys 4 Heroes, Prasek's Family Smokehouse and the Gary Sinise Foundation. 

Those currently serving at Fort Hood, including soldiers and their families, along with veterans and retirees can get a free meal from the three sponsors. 

The meal can be picked up by any DOD identification card holder in a drive-thru pickup line Oct. 24 starting at 11 a.m. in the Old Warrior Way Post Exchange parking lot. The meal will include hamburgers, hot dogs and sausage on a stick. 

Cowboys 4 Heroes will have chuck wagons set up "symbolizing the long standing effort of Texans supporting our military, veterans and their families at Fort Hood," according to a press release from Fort Hood.