• December 10, 2016

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Hundreds ensure unaccompanied veteran receives proper burial

KILLEEN — No family members could be found for Army veteran and Harker Heights resident Galen Bruce Pearson after he died recently.

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29th Infantry Divison trains with First Army for upcoming deployment
Posted: December 07, 2016

The 29th Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion completed a one-week Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRX) with First Army at Fort Hood on Dec. 2.

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Killeen High School JROTC takes top honors at competition
Posted: December 07, 2016

As 50 members of the Killeen High School Junior ROTC battalion traveled home from competition in Fort Worth, their student commander told them he was proud of their performance.

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Santa arrives on Fort Hood during the annual tree lighting ceremony
Posted: December 07, 2016

Sights and sounds of the season were all around Thursday evening as soldiers and families gathered near the III Corps and Fort Hood Headquarters’ flagpole in anticipation of the Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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Santa’s Workshop brings Christmas to Fort Hood families
Posted: December 07, 2016

The Christmas season began for many Army families on Monday as Fort Hood Santa’s Workshop opened its doors for shopping in the charity’s office adjacent to the Clear Creek Commissary following a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Fort Hood Padawans train in the ways of ‘the Force’
Posted: December 07, 2016

An estimated 500 children arrived at the Fort Hood Main Exchange on Saturday for “Jedi at the Exchange,” a Disney-approved Jedi training event for kids 4-12.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Community comes together for wreath laying at veteran cemetery
Posted: November 30, 2016

KILLEEN — Nearly 4,500 local residents came out to honor fallen veterans at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery for the 11th annual Veterans Land Board Wreath Laying Ceremony on Saturday.

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III Corps commander talks future of Fort Hood at AUSA meeting
Posted: November 30, 2016

KILLEEN — The general membership of the Central Texas-Fort Hood Association of the United States Army had the opportunity to learn about the current state and the future of Fort Hood from Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, III Corps and Fort Hood commander, during a dinner Monday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

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Fort Hood Thrift Shop awards big donations to local nonprofits
Posted: November 30, 2016

In a short ceremony just before opening the shop, leaders of the Fort Hood Area Thrift Shop distributed more than $20,000 in welfare grants to representatives of nine Central Texas nonprofit organizations.

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