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KILLEEN — More than 100 people stood in line at Texas A&M University-Central Texas waiting to be shuttled to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to help place a wreath on every grave — nearly 10,000.

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“Garryowen” will honor the life of one of its recently-lost troops on Monday, celebrating the life of a soldier who earlier in the year helped lead their team to an overall fourth-place finish at the Gainey Cup, the competition for the world’s best cavalry scout team.

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FORT IRWIN, California — Through the use of five imperatives, safety, accountability, maintenance, simplicity and attitude, the 3rd Cavalry Regiment achieved a successful rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

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The Department of Defense announced in November the annual cost of living adjustments that will benefit military retirees and survivors during calendar year 2020. Most military retirees will receive a 1.6 percent increase to their retired pay beginning with the pay they receive on Jan. 1, 20…

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Retired U.S. Army Maj. Harlan “Rip” VanWinkle planned to pursue a career in forestry after graduating from high school in 1958, but growing up in the tiny town of Iredell, about 90 miles north of Fort Hood, the 17-year-old found he was not prepared for college life.

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Georgetown resident Talmadge Elswick Jr. currently works as a substance abuse counselor for Williamson County Adult Probation. He also has his own private practice called Elswick Treatment Services, which he started in September.

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The next quarterly Fort Hood Family Housing Town Hall event will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Howze Auditorium. Fort Hood leaders will brief the status of issues within their designated unit-sponsored housing areas. The event is open to all Fort Hood residents.

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FORT HOOD — Water rushed over the rock walls at the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center courtyard. Those surrounding the waterfalls stood quietly, their heads bowed and they prayed. The sound of the water, while soothing, could not wash away the loss of a child or the pain that follows.

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The command team for the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Black Jack,” 1st Cavalry Division, officially cased the brigade colors Tuesday morning on Cooper Field in preparation for the unit’s nine month rotation to Europe for Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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Mucking stables, cleaning hooves and brushing down horses may not sound like a typical job in today’s modern Army, but for those who have the opportunity to do just that, it is a small price to pay for what they all say is the best job in the Army.

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With the flip of a switch, a RQ-7B Shadow propelled off the end of its launcher at more than 80 miles per hour as the Delta Company, 91st Brigade Engineer Battalion, soldiers who prepared the unmanned aerial vehicle for flight watched it trail off into the clearing sky above Cold Springs Tra…

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The Fort Hood Garrison Command Team heard continued reports of issues with on-post housing and some residents continued to report mold, communication issues and lengthy response times during the latest town hall on Fort Hood Thursday.