The 1st Cavalry Division honored retirees, volunteers and those that inspired excellence during a distinguished service recognition ceremony at Cooper Field on Thursday.
Fort Hood Family Housing, the on-post housing community located on post, will host an open house in the Pershing Park community Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.
KILLEEN — Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization, joined forces with local volunteers to sponsor a backpack giveaway Saturday for military children at the Shilo Inn in Killeen.
The United States Army Operational Test Command held a ceremony honoring the change of responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Jason Schmidt to Command Sgt. Maj. Mario O. Terenas on Friday.
Central Texas community experts visited Fort Hood on Friday to get a taste of how soldiers train and to better understand how they can assist soldiers in finding work after they transition from the military.
Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, III Corps and Fort Hood commander, along with approximately 250 soldiers from the III Corps Headquarters, will deploy later this summer to Kuwait and Iraq to take charge of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the global coalition to defeat ISIS.
BELTON — The Bell County Museum will open its latest temporary exhibit on Aug. 24.
Post officials said Tuesday morning that a brush fire that burned approximately 850 acres is officially out on Fort Hood’s training ranges.
KILLEEN — The community had an opportunity to honor Texas service members who have died since 9/11 by visiting the “Remembering Our Fallen” memorial while it traveled through Killeen this past weekend.
Fort Hood officials said last week they couldn’t answer questions about President Donald J. Trump’s transgender tweets, nor could they say how many transgender troops are stationed at Fort Hood.
The 1st Cavalry Division is scheduled for new leadership and III Corps will get a new deputy commander, but the faces will be familiar ones.
With an average of 22 service members losing their life to suicide every day, a group of local pageant winners joined forces with the local Fort Hood Chapter, 22 Until None, to draw attention to this dark subject this Independence Day and also honor service members who have made the ultimate…
The letters near the top of Killeen’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial are simple, predominately displayed and crystal clear: “Welcome Home, Brothers & Sisters.”
Command Sgt. Maj. Cheryl N.M. Greene is making history now that she has assumed the responsibilities of command sergeant major of the 13th Sustainment Command. Not only is she the unit’s 21st command sergeant major, she is the first female command sergeant major in what is the second oldest …
A ballistic missile defense system known as THAAD, short for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, has made its way to Fort Hood — but only for training.
One local high school student won a Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship and three others were winners of the annual Scholarships for Military Children program.
With two Patriot launchers and a radar unit towering over the assembled troops, the 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade celebrated the change of command at Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field on June 29.
The gates of Fort Hood opened to the public on July Fourth, bringing hundreds to Hood Stadium for the annual Independence Day celebration.
The new III Corps and Fort Hood senior enlisted adviser took charge during a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field on Thursday.
Col. Mark W. Thompson relinquished command of the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center to Col. David R. Gibson during a change of command ceremony at Sadowski Field last Friday.
KILLEEN — When Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker gave an order, it was immediately followed.
"Freedom is not free.”
KILLEEN — The vision and passion behind the “Price of Liberty” monument is that the price of freedom and liberty cannot be summed up by a monetary figure. When a soldier deploys, the entire family is affected, and those left behind fight a battle at home to fill a void their missing soldier …
The heat might have felt like an unbearable 112 degrees for some, but those who gathered at the Operational Test Command Headquarters on West Fort Hood for the ceremony promoting Col. John C. Ulrich to brigadier general on Friday were only too glad to share the occasion.
The sound of cannon fire echoing across Fort Hood’s Cameron Field accompanied the First Army’s Division West change of command ceremony on Monday.
Col. Christopher J. Cox has come a long way since enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1983. Rising through the ranks as a non-commissioned officer, he earned his commission 10 years later and served in a variety of leadership positions.
COPPERAS COVE — Who knew there are different densities to tennis balls? Aurora, the Alaskan Husky owned by Yousef and Kaitlin Sakhnini, knows.
COPPERAS COVE — A Copperas Cove-based nonprofit dedicated to eradicating homelessness among the nation’s veterans gave a young Copperas Cove artist the opportunity to see his patriotic drawing go from a concept on paper to a painted mural Monday.
Charred buildings lined the trash-filled streets with scattered remains of burned, twisted cars. Bullet holes dotted crumbling walls, piercing shop signs written in Arabic.
The 504th Military Intelligence Brigade welcomed a new senior enlisted advisor during a change of responsibility ceremony at Always Ready Field on West Fort Hood on Friday.
Fort Hood will once again stand up the 166th Aviation Training Brigade and is retaining the 206th Military Intelligence Battalion under the new National Defense Authorization Act.
KILLEEN —The Central Texas chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers awarded scholarships to local area students last Thursday.
Two endangered songbird species in Central Texas are on the rise due in part to Fort Hood’s conservation efforts, which earned the Army post the Military Conservation Partner Award presented by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during a ceremony at III Corps headquarters last Wednesday.
Shannon and Jerimiah Woods created a painting last year to memorialize the lives of eight soldiers and a West Point cadet who died on June 2, 2016, during a training accident.
Community leaders, soldiers and veterans gathered to honor the 1st Cavalry Division during the Spirit of the Cav ceremony, Friday afternoon at Abrams Physical Fitness Center.
III Corps, Fort Hood and local community leadership gathered around the post flag pole to witness the Phantom Honors farewell and welcome retreat ceremony Thursday afternoon.
HARKER HEIGHTS — It can be tough for spouses when their soldiers are deployed. Oftentimes spouses are in a new area with few friends and an even smaller support structure, and they need a lifeline they can hang on to while they wait for their soldier to come home. Luckily the spouses of the …
Medical students from Texas A&M will begin working with medical professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center this September.
KILLEEN — More than 20 friends, family members, and soldiers gathered Friday at the Killeen home of Ngo T. Pham on the one-year anniversary of the Fort Hood flooding accident that took the lives of eight Fort Hood soldiers and a West Point cadet.
June 2 marks the one year anniversary of the accident that claimed the lives of eight soldiers and a West Point cadet when their vehicle overturned while trying to cross Fort Hood’s Owl Creek during a convoy training mission.