• June 26, 2016

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Services honor soldier killed in June 2 flood

Family, friends and fellow soldiers remembered the life of Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel ColonVazquez from June 15 to 17, honoring the soldier who, along with seven other soldiers and a U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadet, tragically died in a flash flood when the Army truck he was in overturned at a low-water crossing at Fort Hood on June 2.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Soldiers return from successful mission in Middle East
Posted: June 22, 2016

About 500 soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade returned home June 15 to a host of anxiously awaiting friends and family members after a nine-month deployment to an unspecified location in the Middle East.

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New Darnall hospital officially open for business
Posted: June 22, 2016

Deputy commander of III Corps and Fort Hood Maj. Gen. John Uberti and Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center commander Col. Mark Thompson hosted U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense John Conger, local leaders and Fort Hood leadership on Monday in cutting the ribbon signifying the new hospital is officially open for business.

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Fort Hood 10-day trial to allow soldiers to roll up sleeves
Posted: June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s hot down in Texas, and soldiers at Fort Hood are being given a reprieve from the summer swelter: Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey gave soldiers permission to roll up their sleeves until this Sunday.

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Junior ROTC cadets take on challenges during camp
Posted: June 22, 2016

For an ideal conclusion to a camp about building confidence and trusting teammates, high school cadets on Friday eased over a Fort Hood rappel tower into a 60-foot descent to earth.

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Wednesday 06/15/2016
Spot Report
Posted: June 15, 2016

Soldier killed in flood to be buried in Killeen

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Homecoming for Heroes event draws crowd
Posted: June 15, 2016

OAKALLA — Rice head football coach David Bailiff’s eyes welled up when he talked about his father.

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Tuesday 06/14/2016
III Corps and Fort Hood celebrate Army’s 241st birthday
Posted: June 14, 2016

Copperas Cove Mayor Frank Seffrood, Harker Heights Mayor Rob Robinson, retired generals and honored guests joined Maj. Gen. John Uberti, deputy commander for III Corps and Fort Hood, and Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Akuna in celebrating the 241st birthday of the U.S. Army on Tuesday at III Corps headquarters.

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Wednesday 06/08/2016
13th Sustainment bids farewell to one leader and welcomes another
Posted: June 08, 2016

As 13th Sustainment Command soldiers said goodbye to one commander, they welcomed another during a ceremony Friday.

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