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Its economy depends on the activities of the post, and the soldiers and their families stationed there.

Killeen is directly adjacent to the main cantonment of Fort Hood.

In 1942 Camp Hood (re-commissioned as Fort Hood in 1950) was created as a military training post to meet war demands.

Laborers, construction workers, contractors, soldiers, and their families moved into the area by the thousands, and Killeen became a military boomtown.

On April 2, 2014, a second shooting spree occurred at several locations at Fort Hood.

Ivan Lopez, a career soldier, killed 4 people and wounded 16 others before committing suicide.(see 2014 Fort Hood shooting).

In 1956 the city school board voted to integrate the local high school.

The city's first resident Catholic priest was assigned to the St.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a career officer and psychiatrist, sustained four gunshot wounds after a brief shootout with a civilian police officer. He was arrested and convicted by a court martial, where he was sentenced to death (see 2009 Fort Hood shooting).