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Local group plans Vietnam War Memorial

HARKER HEIGHTS — Bill Whittaker walked through the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery three years ago for the dedication of the Korean War memorial, but the Vietnam veteran felt something was missing.

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Flu coming soon near you: Is your family ready to stop illness?
Posted: September 28, 2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — National Immunization Awareness Month — August — has passed. Are you preparing your family to be safe from influenza?

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CTC presented PLA Military Best Practice Institution in Texas award
Posted: September 28, 2016

Central Texas College was recently recognized as a leader among colleges offering students college credit for military training and experience. The Prior Learning Assessment Military Best Practice Institution in Texas award was recently presented to CTC by Diane Tompkins and Tricia Thomas-Anderson of Eastfield Community College The award is funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board through a Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement grant.

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Wednesday 08/31/2016
Back-to-school surprise
Posted: August 31, 2016

With more than 100 new backpacks filling an office cubicle — all stuffed with fresh school supplies ready to be given to students, members of the Military Child Education Coalition were happy.

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Home away from home
Posted: August 31, 2016

A recent telethon benefiting Fort Hood’s Fisher House raised nearly $25,000 for the “home away from home” that provides military and veteran service members’ families with free housing while the service member or veteran receives medical care at a local military or veterans hospital.

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Day 1: On the ground in South Korea with Ironhorse soldiers
Posted: February 25, 2016

After 20 hours of travel, by plane and bus, I finally made it to Camp Casey, South Korea with the remainder of Fort Hood’s 1st Brigade Combat Team soldiers. For the next several days, I will be following the mission and daily lives of Ironhorse troopers as they begin a nine-month rotation in the land of the morning calm.

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Day 2 in South Korea: Snowflakes and readiness
Posted: February 25, 2016

Our second day in South Korea began early. But it was not as early as for some.

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