A 22-year-old woman accused of helping hide the body of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
The Army will soon hire four civilian consultants to lead a review of the command climate at Fort Hood, Texas.
The family of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen said they are determined to make sure that other soldiers never face a similar fate.
In addition to the base closure, the petition calls for an end to the culture of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
"She is part of our history and she will not be forgotten," Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt said.
Remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belong to Spc. Vanessa Guillén.
Army officials said there is no evidence that a soldier who killed himself to avoid capture sexually assaulted Guillen.
"How could this happen while she was on duty?" Lupe Guillen, the soldier's sister, asked.
Investigators are now looking into an "area of interest" near the Leon River as part of their search for Pfc. Vanessa Guillen...
Participants in a vigil for Pvt. Gregory Morales found the remains in the same area where his body was spotted.