On Sept. 18, 1942, then-Camp Hood opened up as a tank destroyer training camp in response to the German tanks of World War II.
Fort Hood’s 1st Cavalry Division celebrated its 96th active year on Sept. 13 during a ceremony at the 1st Cavalry Division Museum.
The 1st Cavalry Division honored its most recent losses in Afghanistan by adding the names of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice to the division’s Global War on Terrorism memorial at Cooper Field on Friday.
This year’s Sprint Triathlon, sponsored by Fort Hood Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, brought out approximately 100 soldiers and civilians, ages 9 and up, for some serious exertion on a cool Saturday morning at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.
KILLEEN — During the 12th annual Freedom Walk, held Monday at Killeen High School, Killeen police chief Charles Kimble told those present, “We remain a nation at war.”
Though the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment may be one of the smallest in the Army, it might be said they make the most noise.
KILLEEN — A familiar face to the 13th Sustainment Brigade has taken the reins as the new executive director at the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance.
Fort Hood hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to present the newly-remodeled Robert Gray Army Airfield radar approach control center Thursday.
COPPERAS COVE — Hayleigh Walker takes life one day at a time. Some days are harder than others, but she does know that she wants to live each day.
KILLEEN — When Hurricane Harvey began barreling through southeast Texas, causing catastrophic destruction, Julie Moser knew she wanted to help.
The remaining group of about 80 soldiers from III Corps Headquarters drew weapons and flew from Robert Gray Army Airfield to Iraq and Kuwait in support of Operation Inherent Resolve early Friday morning.
A standing room only crowd of soldiers filled the Grande Ballroom at Club Hood on Thursday to celebrate Women’s Equality Day.
GATESVILLE — Retired Army Lt. Col. Allen B. West, a popular political commentator often seen on major news networks and former member of Congress, spoke to members of the Coryell County Republican Party during the organization’s catfish fry on Saturday at the Gatesville Civic Center.
Shovels hoisted dirt at the site of new Popeye’s and Burger King restaurants on Fort Hood during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.
It was a bittersweet afternoon on Monday as the 1st Cavalry Division hosted a Patch and Retreat Ceremony at Cooper Field to bid farewell to three of the units senior leaders and welcome two incoming division deputy commanders.
The thunder rolled and the lightning struck on Thursday, but the rain held off as the last of approximately 200 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters element returned home from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan for Operation Resolute Support.
The III Corps headquarters at Fort Hood deployed 88 soldiers to Iraq and Kuwait on Firday in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the global coalition to defeat ISIS.
The official Army report from Fort Rucker, Alabama concerning the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles accident on June 2, 2016, was released to the Herald on Friday, but the majority of the report — including all findings and reccomendations — was fully redacted.
KILLEEN — The Vietnam Memorial at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will be formally dedicated on Monday, with the ceremony scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
KILLEEN — A decorated World War II veteran and local businessman died Friday, two days short of his 95th birthday.
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.
KILLEEN — Vietnam veterans of the 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment shared war experiences during a reunion in Killeen, from Thursday to Saturday.
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.
Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II, III Corps and Fort Hood commander, hosted editors from local media outlets for an informal luncheon Friday at the III Corps headquarters.
On the last payday of each month, Fort Hood National Bank’s two on-post locations offer family readiness groups a unique opportunity to raise funds.
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.
HARKER HEIGHTS — While Siobhan Fallon’s husband, Lt. Col. K.C. Evans, was stationed at Fort Hood from 2006-2009, she dealt with his deployments like many other military spouses.
One local high school student won a Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship and three others were winners of the annual Scholarships for Military Children program.
The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade is helping prepare college Army ROTC cadets for future commissions during this summer’s Cadet Troop Leadership Training 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.
Col. Todd M. Fox relinquished command to Col. Henry C. Perry during a change of command ceremony at the III Corps headquarters Tuesday.
KILLEEN — When Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker gave an order, it was immediately followed.
"Freedom is not free.”
Brian Garrett was at the Bronco youth Center watching his toddler son play cornhole with another youngster on Saturday afternoon.
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 …