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An unaccompanied veteran burial for Grady Cuffy Ivey will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Ivey served in the United States Air Force and no family members are expected to attend the funeral, according to the Texas Veterans Land Board.

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Students within the greater Fort Hood area are empowering their peers to lead as environmental stewards, while fostering leadership and teamwork. As a participant of a regional initiative called the Youth Environmental Ambassadors program, Haynes Elementary in Killeen volunteered more than 9…

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Veterans in the immediate area of Fort Hood will no longer have to drive to the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Temple for medical care soon, according to a Monday announcement from the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System.

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COPPERAS COVE — Dental items for canine teeth, Kong toys, items to help calm the dogs’ nerves as they board helicopters, hair brushes, nail clippers, bathing brushes, leashes, collars, bedding and more. The list of items needed outside of the standard supply list by the U.S. Army’s working d…

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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…