Fort Hood renamed after Korean, Vietnam war hero May 17, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints It’s official. Fort Hood, named for a high-ranking Confederate officer in the Civil War, has been renamed Fort Cavazos, in honor of native Texan Richard E. Cavazos, the country’s first Hispanic four-star general.Fort Cavazos is the Army’s largest armored, active-duty military installation, according to a report in the Austin American- ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!