• August 26, 2016

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Post officials tour new Armed Services YMCA

HARKER HEIGHTS — Fort Hood officials looked impressed as they gazed at the indoor pool of the new Armed Services YMCA Wellness Center during a tour Aug.19.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Army Reserve soldiers train and support National Guard
Posted: August 24, 2016

Soldiers of the 340th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, conducted their annual training at Fort Hood from Aug. 6-26.

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Central Texas MOAA chapter hosts Texas Land Commissioner
Posted: August 24, 2016

KILLEEN — The Central Texas Military Officers of America Association welcomed Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush during the organizations monthly meeting at the Shilo Inn Restaurant Aug. 19.

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Long journey for stable master comes to an end
Posted: August 24, 2016

Larry Borth began his career with the Army in 1967, when he received his draft letter to go to Vietnam.

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III Corps headquarters uncases colors after year-long deplyment
Posted: August 24, 2016

The III Corps headquarters element officially uncased the unit colors in a ceremony Monday to signify the unit is officially home and ready to resume its garrison mission after a year-long deployment to the Middle East to lead the fight against the Islamic State (IS).

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Malaria pill side effect can cause PTSD-like symptoms
Posted: August 24, 2016

Dr. Remington Nevin, a former U.S. Army major and Epidemiologist and preventative medicine officer, wrote a story in 2013 for the Huffington Post about a drug called mefloquine and its possible long-term nuerological effects on military members prescribed the drug to prevent malaria.

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Fort Hood community addresses bullying at EFMP workshop
Posted: August 24, 2016

Long gone are the days when a kid only had the schoolyard bully to fear.

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Wednesday 08/17/2016
Beans and bullets: Finding new ways to feed the force
Posted: August 17, 2016

The adage “an army marches on its stomach” carries more than a kernel of truth. Not only are field rations critical in maintaining combat readiness by supplying the nutrition needed by soldiers to perform well in the field, chow is often closely tied to troop morale.

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Texas Guardsmen go back to basics with base defense
Posted: August 17, 2016

Members of the 136th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, like all soldiers in the Texas Army National Guard, have two primary missions: domestic support and overseas warfighting. During the brigade’s Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Ft. Hood Aug. 9-14, experts in emergency response from the 636th Brigade Support Battalion, 836th Engineer Company (Sappers), and the 136th Military Police Company, are getting back to the fundamental soldiering skills they would use when deployed.

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