The 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood has a newly renovated headquarters to perform daily operations from.
III Corps and Fort Hood welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony June 5 on Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field.
Community leaders, soldiers, veterans and family members from across the country gathered to honor the 1st Cavalry Division during a “Spirit of the Cav” ceremony Friday afternoon at Cooper Field.
Troops in the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf,” First Cavalry Division have trained for a year to prepare for their deployment to South Korea.
Approximately 200 1st Cavalry Division alumni, along with their family members, had the opportunity to see first hand the tools and equipment that make up today’s cavalry during an open house Thursday at various locations on post.
Stargazers young and old, newcomers, experienced and inexperienced celestial enthusiasts are invited to several free star parties this weekend hosted by the Central Texas Astronomical Society, a volunteer group dedicated to sharing its passion for astronomy.
Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was brought into law, there stood a one-story, wooden barracks building that was towed from Fort Hood to Zephyr Road in Killeen to establish what was initially referred to as “The Colored Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.”
In medicine, seconds count — and even more so in combat. Which is why it is essential that doctors can thrive in a combat environment.
Troopers from across the 1st Cavalry Division gathered for a special patch and retreat ceremony conducted Friday on Cooper Field.
KILLEEN — Friends and family members of the eight soldiers and one West Point cadet killed in the June 2, 2016 training accident gathered over the weekend to ensure those who died would not be forgotten.
U.S. Army Operational Test Command brought together leaders and leading minds Thursday for the first ever Partnership Day on Fort Hood.
As part of Military Appreciation Month, volunteers and staff from Fort Hood Army Community Services held a luncheon Friday to honor the spouses of those serving in the military.
With the transition of management of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center from Army Medicine to the Defense Health Agency scheduled to go fully into effect by Oct. 1, troops and their families will see some advantages when it comes to handling their personal health care, according to the dire…
HARKER HEIGHTS — A special visitor from Fort Hood met with student cadets from the Harker Heights High School Junior ROTC program April 29 at the school in Harker Heights.
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce’s military affairs committee hosted members from the local community Thursday for a Fort Hood update luncheon at the Harker Heights Activities Center.
KILLEEN — In the mid-1980s, Hungary was among a number of Eastern European countries struggling to survive under post-Stalinist socialism. For most residents, shortages of goods was common and what was available was limited. Many people left, and those that stayed did what they could to surv…
Community leaders and family members got an up-close and personal look at what goes on inside a warfighter exercise during a Saturday Community Leaders Day event at Fort Hood.
Within the muffled sounds of military training, about 900 third- through fifth-graders gathered in the shade of clusters of oak trees Friday to learn about caring for the environment.
A taste of Jamaica comes to central Texas this Easter weekend as the Austin Reggae Festival starts jammin’ along Auditorium Shores on Town Lake, a one-of-a-kind venue with the downtown city skyline as its backdrop.
U.S. Army Operational Test Command, along with pilots and soldiers from the 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, are testing the newest upgrades for the AH64 Apache helicopter.
KIlLEEN — Retired military officers from Fort Hood and the surrounding areas gathered Friday at the Shilo Inn in Killeen for their monthly Central Texas Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America meeting.
The Texas weather decided to cooperate Friday as troopers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry Division, said farewell to Col. Wilson R. Rutherford IV and welcomed Col. Michael D. Schoenfeldt during a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field.
Holocaust survivor Max Glauben remembers when American soldiers found him after being liberated from the Dachau Death March during World War II — a jeep carrying a U.S. Army officer gave him clothing and a job.
Army officials on Monday identified a soldier found dead in a parking lot on the corner of 72nd Street and Battalion Avenue on post March 29.
Spend a day or two at the coast this weekend and visit the city of Portland’s Wind Fest, an annual family-friendly celebration including such attractions as carnival rides, arts and crafts, food booths, a parade, children’s activities, live music, a horseshoe tournament, petting zoo, basketb…
Almost every day, men and women in uniform go above and beyond their call of duty to provide aid, comfort or support to people of this country. But it seemed like fate brought members of the “Warhorse” Battalion together to respond to a vehicle accident outside of Fort Hood on Sunday.
KILLEEN — For many, spring means cleaning out and in Texas it’s time for the annual “trash-off” to beautify streets, roads, highways and other public areas.
FORT BLISS, Texas — Diapers ... check. Onesies ... check. Car seat ... not so fast.
The Military Operations in Urban Terrain training site was abustle with activity. Soldiers in heavy, hot, chemical and biological protective gear moved through the buildings and tent city that sprouted up to house a division-level headquarters unit being put to the test by III Corps, handlin…
III Corps and Fort Hood held a farewell ceremony for British Maj. Gen. Felix G. Gedney, the III Corps deputy commanding general for support, on April 3.
Copperas Cove’s Five Hills Scholarship Program royalty stepped up on Friday to help honor veterans of the Vietnam War at the Clear Creek Exchange.
HOUSTON — Lemonade Day, a well-established global youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills by encouraging children to launch a lemonade business in their community, joins the Department of Defense in proudly celebrating and supporting military children throu…
There is not much information on United States Army veteran Major Lee Shotwell Jr.
FORT HOOD — More than 250 soldiers gathered inside Palmer Theater on Thursday to discuss a sensitive subject among active-duty military and veterans alike: suicide.
FORT HOOD — Leaders at Fort Hood are following through on their vow to make sure soldiers and their families are living in safe on-post housing.
FORT HOOD — A few hundred family and friends waited anxiously in the stadium seats at Cooper Field on Fort Hood as they anxiously waited for the returning troops.
Hundreds of local veterans are filing lawsuits against the government contractor 3M Company, alleging that the company provided the military with defective earplugs, officials said.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood leadership has set up a hotline for on-post housing emergencies after soldiers complained of repeated failures to repair defects that include mold, faulty wiring and broken heating and cooling units.
Soldiers and family members spoke to Fort Hood leadership about the quality of the post’s family housing Thursday evening during a town hall-style meeting at Howze Auditorium.
An eight-and-a-half-hour flight across the Atlantic, a formal welcome home ceremony and an evening with his wife made up the 270th day the soldier waited to see his sons again.
The Department of the Army released an assignment list for general officers this week which includes several changes for Fort Hood leadership. The list did not include dates when the officers will take over their new positions.
Quite a few things went on in 2018 for Fort Hood, keeping troopers — and their families — busy with deployments, homecomings, training, celebrations and more.
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