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Texas CU entities establish Fort Hood tragedy fund
KILLEEN, Texas (11/10/09)--Texas Partners FCU of Killeen, Texas, as well as the Texas Credit Union League, Credit Union Resources, Inc. and the Texas Credit Union Foundation, have established an account for donations to support the needs of affected personnel at the Fort Hood, Texas, military base and the community after last week’s tragedy. On Thursday, 13 military personnel were killed and 30 other individuals were wounded on the post when Maj. Nidal Malik Hassan, an army psychiatrist, upset about being deployed to Iraq, opened fire Thursday on a crowd of soldiers at the base (USA Today Nov. 6). The league, and its resources and foundation will open the “Fort Hood Support” account with a $2,000 donation (LoneStar Leaguer) Nov. 6. Credit unions and members wishing to donate can send their donations to: Texas Partners Federal CU

Attn: Fort Hood Support

1011 Wales Drive

Killeen, TX 76549


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