There are 3 US Army bases located in the state of Texas.
Located in both New Mexico and Texas, Fort Bliss was first established in 1878. It was occupied by some of the 18th Infantry Division in October of 1893. Over the years, it was home to many different divisions of the US Army. Fort Bliss played a large role in both of the World Wars.
Opened in 1942 on around 100,000 acres of land, Camp Hood was built to test and design anti-tank weapons to counter the German Blitzkrieg during WW2. It was named after Confederate General John Bell Hood who was famous during the Civil War. A few years after opening...
One of the Army's oldest installations, Fort Sam Houston was started in the mid 1870s. It was originally just used as a storage depot. During World War 1, a lot of aviation innovations were come up with at the army base. Known to some as the Home of Army Medicine and to others as Home of the Combat Medic.