The Department of the Army announced April 18 that Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regiment is heading to Iraq.
Fort Hood celebrated over 150 cyclists from the United Health Care Texas Challenge 2018 at III Corps headquarters Thursday morning.
U.S. Congressman John Carter, R-Texas, announced Wednesday $33 million in funding for motor pool reconstruction on Fort Hood.
British Maj. Gen. Douglas Chalmers, the III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commanding general for support, bid farewell to Central Texas during a ceremony at the III Corps parade field April 11.
The U.S. Army is working to ensure it has the competitive edge against future enemies of nearly equal military strength.
Military families living in the Killeen-Fort Hood area may want start thinking about their summer activity plans soon.
Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II, III Corps and Fort Hood commander, took time during his mid-deployment leave to address members of the Central Texas Association of the U.S. Army on Tuesday during the association’s general membership luncheon on Fort Hood.
Fort Hood's 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment is mourning the loss of two of its animal soldiers this week, horse Thunder and dog Buddy.
Scores of Vietnam veterans gathered for events commemorating Vietnam veterans on Thursday.
The convoy just wasn’t going the way the soldiers expected it to. Their Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) vehicles, used to haul vehicles such as tanks or Bradley Fighting Vehicles, kept blowing tires and one even had a chassis catch on fire.
KILLEEN — Members of the Central Texas chapter of the Military Officers Association of America were briefed on the organization’s top priorities by the national president during their monthly meeting at the Shilo Inn in Killeen on Thursday.
KILLEEN — Veterans, service members and their families were able to get up-to-date information on the benefits and resources available to them during a veteran’s benefits fair at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center in Killeen on Saturday.
The Kempner Veterans of Foreign Wars post was packed Saturday as more than 400 past and present troopers of the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment “Garryowen” gathered together for a first-of-a-kind Past and Present Garryowen Reunion.
A Women’s History Month observance was held at Fort Hood’s Phantom Warrior Center on Thursday.
COPPERAS COVE — After five moves in 15 years, Army wife Maria Reed knows how to move and decorate on a budget. Now she’s using those skills and knowledge on her new web series, “Moving with the Military.” It is a home improvement and lifestyle series that gives a military family a free makeo…
KILLEEN — An Army veteran and former Fort Hood soldier received the keys to a mortgage-free home from Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation in Killeen on Thursday.
Scarlett Landry, 4, is the biggest tomboy, according to her father, Spc. Cory Landry of Fort Hood’s 1st Medical Brigade.
COPPERAS COVE — After many years, Jeannie Drayton has a bit of peace.
U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Antonio Leija Jr. during a change of responsibility ceremony at III Corps headquarters building on Friday.
The Fort Hood community gathered at the installation community center to celebrate African-American History Month through song, inspiring words and fellowship on Thursday.
Maj. Christopher Fogt, a military intelligence officer, formerly with 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division — whose family is still in Killeen — is returning to the Olympic stage for the third time to compete this week in the four-man bobsled event at the 2018 Winter Olympics…
Family and friends eagerly awaited the arrival of approximately 300 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, on Fort Hood’s Cooper field following their return from deployment late on Feb. 7.
In Killeen, It doesn’t take a long time in the grocery store before you bump into a Fort Hood soldier in uniform. Now, you can see one in the newsstands in grocery store checkout lines.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new Army Test and Evaluation Command’s Technology Integration Center Laboratory near Operational Test Command headquarters on Fort Hood on Thursday.
The Fort Hood Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Army Community Services hosted the first Hood Howdy event of the year at Club Hood on Friday.
The project to upgrade the capabilities of Robert Gray Army Airfield’s 10,000-foot flight line is on schedule for completion in May, according to Fort Hood officials.
KILLEEN — U.S. Army Operational Test Command commander Brig. Gen. John Ulrich joined the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce military relations council for a luncheon at Central Texas College on Jan. 30 to tell local community and business leaders how the unit impacts the everyday lives of s…
KILLEEN — On Sept. 20, 1965, U.S. Air Force Capt. Thomas “Jerry” Curtis was piloting a combat search and rescue mission over North Vietnam jungles to save a downed F-105 pilot.
Soldiers may have to work together, but they don’t always have to like each other. Luckily, the jeering and taunting coming from a warehouse on North Fort Hood was all good-natured as Eagles fans and Patriots fans came together to watch their teams face off in the Super Bowl.
U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, visited Fort Hood on Thursday to examine renovations being made to the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters building and several barracks.
Soldiers and their families had the opportunity to meet with potential future employers at a mega job fair held at Fort Hood’s Club Hood on Jan. 23.
KILLEEN — A soldier returning from deployment was assisted by Willow Springs Elementary School officials in planning a surprise homecoming reunion with his daughter at the school Jan. 24.
Nearly half of Fort Hood’s civilian employees — 40 percent — were furloughed Monday during the three-day government shutdown.
The 1st Cavalry Division deputy commander for support Col. Matthew J. Van Wagenen was promoted to brigadier general and received his first star during a ceremony at Cooper Field on Friday.
LAMPASAS — An Eagle Scout’s project to build a veterans memorial was finally realized during a dedication ceremony at the Oak Hills Cemetery in Lampasas on Saturday.
The Killeen chapter of VETSports hosted the second annual “Battle of the Brave” softball event Saturday, pitting teams of veterans, police, and firefighters against one another in a friendly competition.
NEW YORK — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Army to posthumously honor a U.S. soldier and native of Ghana who raced repeatedly into a burning New York City apartment building, saving four people before he died in flames that also claimed a dozen other lives.
The beginning of a new year brings change and a new feature to the Fort Hood Herald. Currently, about 20 percent of the more than 35,000 troops stationed at Fort Hood brought in the new year deployed around the globe, according to the latest fact sheet put out by post officials.
KILLEEN — When area law enforcement agencies need assistance with unexploded ordnance, who do they call?
KILLEEN — For those who might be considering a change of career or may just wish to learn new professional skills, Central Texas College is offering a broad selection of professional development courses as part of the Continuing Education Department spring schedule.