U.S. Army photo/Sgt. Kim Browne - Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Gomez, reconnaissance platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gives a brief overview of the nuclear, biological, chemical reconnaissance vehicle to a soldier in the vehicle Feb. 17 during a conference at Club Hood. - - -
BELTON — Belton’s Lena Armstrong Public Library will soon offer virtual books. The library received a $5,000 J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Award, which is given each spring to chosen applicants. Kim Kroll, the library’s director, said all the money will be spent only on e-books.
The Defense Department on Tuesday released a report documenting the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.