John D. and Yvonne Gaines of Killeen are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today with a family get-together.

The couple met while John D. Gaines was stationed at Fort Hood.

He works at the firing range at Fort Hood. He has worked there for 11 years.

Yvonne Gaines is the former head housekeeper for the Cow House Motor Hotel. Born in Alabama, she came to Texas in 1948.

The couple raised four children.

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