WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military said Thursday that it is investigating a video posted on the internet showing what appears to be a U.S. service member shooting at a civilian truck while driving in Afghanistan.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark and its autonomous Arctic island of Greenland have signed an agreement to clean up U.S. military installations that were left to rust in the pristine landscape after the Cold War.
TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing Monday in Japan's Okinawa islands, the second such incident in three days.
WASHINGTON — Descendants of soldiers and other veterans of World War I will soon be able to visit a national memorial in the nation’s capital that commemorates the sacrifices of their great-grandfathers who fought in “the Great War.”
Thirteen teams of cadets from 10 Texas universities converged on Fort Hood to compete in the ROTC Ranger Challenge competition held here Oct. 27-29.
WASHINGTON — More than 47 years after his heroic actions in the nation of Laos, during the Vietnam War, Capt. Gary Michael Rose was recognized with the Medal of Honor.
KILLEEN — A proud Texan, who didn’t have an ounce of malice in his body. A focused enlisted surface warfare specialist, who worked hard and earned himself a promotion ahead of schedule. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Hoagland III was remembered by the people who knew him best at his funeral se…
HOUSTON — Weather forecasters report that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey are causing “catastrophic flooding” in Southeastern Texas, as 3,000 Texas State Guard and Texas National Guardsmen have now been called up to help their fellow citizens, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said during a news confe…
CAMP CASEY, Korea — The rain and heat of the late August weather did not deter soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team from performing railhead operations and improving their mission readiness.
CAMP HUMPHREYS, Korea — Many soldiers lined up, waiting for their chance to shake hands and get their picture taken with world-famous celebrity chef Robert Irvine at the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team Pittman “Tomahawk” dining facility on Camp Humphreys on Thursday.
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division deployed more than 3,000 soldiers around the world about two months ago. So what exactly are they doing now?
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — One of the most challenging parts of deployment for many soldiers is being away from friends and family. Soldiers and family members alike often lean on others who share a similar experience during long periods apart.
Capt. Thomas Bugg Stauffer, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is one of 28 company-grade officers who received the MacArthur Leadership award. The award, which is annually given for calendar-year achievements, is recognition for the embodiment of the ideals that Gen. Dou…
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait — Recent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have changed the 21st-century battlespace by employing airborne drones for reconnaissance and attacks.
AUSTIN ⎯— In support of Texas veterans and their families, the Texas Transition Alliance met with key stakeholders April 11 at Fort Hood.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait — The Greywolf Brigade spent the last two weeks embracing international interoperability during their nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
TEMPLE — Operation Stand Down-Central Texas will present a special Father’s Day fundraising show at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple on June 17 and 18, featuring the “ALL HANDS ON DECK!” Show direct from Branson, Mo.
The Department of Defense released its annual report on sexual harassment and violence at the United States Military Service Academies for academic program year 2015–2016 on March 15.
The climate of the military is ever-changing and, with it, the need for manpower fluctuates.
Members of the “Greywolf” Brigade’s 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment are taking the fight to the Islamic State to help their Iraqi allies reclaim the city of Mosul, Iraq.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., on Thursday introduced the Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act, a bipartisan legislation which will allow members of the National Guard and military reserves to take full advantage of federal retirement benefits.
KILLEEN — Being flexible enough to touch your toes isn’t the point of yoga, and Lisa Kelly wants everyone to know it’s OK if you can’t.
ARLINGTON, Texas — How tough, how skilled and athletic are our U.S. troops?
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove High School senior David Sneed doesn’t speak as he stands tall in his Junior ROTC dress blues.
COPPERAS COVE — The message is simple: Staying in school is the easiest path to attaining goals in life.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The motto for the Fort Hood Warrant Officers Association Silver Chapter is “Networking for a Better Us.”
WASHINGTON — Upholding the Constitution of the United States can require sacrifices that may be understood only by those who have sworn an oath to defend it, said the Army’s top uniformed leader during a ceremony Dec. 18 on Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.
SOUTHWEST ASIA — The 69th Air Defense Artillery “Top Notch” Brigade hosted its second Patriot Open House as part of a continued effort to raise awareness of air defense operations Dec. 2 in the U.S. Army Central’s area of responsibility.
The two largest U.S. defense contractors said Dec. 21 they would seek to control their costs after President-elect Donald Trump summoned them and a bevy of top Pentagon officials to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to discuss military spending.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — For 60 years, North American Aerospace Defense Command, otherwise known as NORAD, and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight.
There is one thing Judenia Wilson hates about her job at the Harker Heights Medical Home: sticking babies. It breaks her heart, but it also is part of her job.
TEMPLE — Children of active-duty soldiers from a Fort Hood school brought holiday greetings and thanks Wednesday to veterans of an earlier era.
Duke’s, maker of freshly-crafted, made-from-scratch smoked meats and BIGS, maker of premium seed snacks, visited Fort Hood on Nov. 17 as part of its military appreciation tour to express thanks for U.S. service men and women during the Thanksgiving holiday.
PHARR — Eddie Bell, a retired Army first sergeant from Copperas Cove, tends to be on the go most of the time.
COPPERAS COVE — Camaraderie and fellowship were words of the day on Friday as more than 150 members of local veterans organizations gathered at the Copperas Cove Civic Center for the third annual Area Veterans Advisory Committee (AVAC) veterans dinner and dance social.
Fort Hood hosted the Special Olympics Heart of Texas Area 12 bowling tournament Saturday at the Phantom Warrior Lanes bowling alley, located by the Clear Creek gate.
KILLEEN — The Central Texas chapter of the Military Officers Association of America voted in their new officers Friday during their November meeting at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel.
KILLEEN — More than 800 volunteers descended upon the Killeen Special Events Center on Saturday to prepare about 7,000 holiday wreaths for the annual Wreaths for Vets event.
Big changes are on the horizon as the United States welcomes a new commander in chief with big plans for the growth of the military, and that may mean an increase of soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, according to retired generals who live in the Killeen area.
What does Donald Trump have in store for the nation’s military when he takes over as commander in chief?
III Corps and Fort Hood commander Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland discussed his recent command post in the Middle East and the current status of the Army during a Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce’s Military Relations Council luncheon Friday at Grace Christian Center in Killeen.
Fort Hood and the Texas Department of Public Safety are releasing few details on how a motorist was able to disregard “all gate security” at Fort Hood’s Clear Creek gate Tuesday as he fled from a state trooper.
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 173rd Airborne Brigade hosted Expert Infantry Badge training and evaluation at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area from Oct. 17-27.
Soldiers with Fort Hood’s 504th Military Intelligence Brigade completed a significant challenge recently after completing their culminating training exercise since transitioning to an Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade last fall.
More than 40 wounded,ill or injured soldiers and veterans from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Washington were at Fort Hood last week to compete in Regional Medical Command Central’s regional trials.
FORT HOOD — The post’s Retirement Services opened up the doors for retired soldiers and their families Saturday with a free breakfast and activities at Club Hood.
FORT HOOD — Col. John DiGiambattista and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Coffey, the command team for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, officially unfurled the “Ironhorse” colors Friday to signify the unit’s return during a homecoming ceremony on 1st Cavalry Division’s Cooper Field.
WASHINGTON — The Army says the death of a two-star general on a military base in Alabama has been ruled a suicide.
FORT HOOD — The U.S. Army has seen many changes over the past three decades. From ensuring equal opportunities for all to opening all combat jobs to females, today’s millennial and yesterday’s Gen-X soldiers have a vastly different view of how the Army should work.
CAMP CASEY, South Korea — A Fort Hood brigade on Thursday officially turned over its duties of helping protect South Korea — a mission the 4,100 troops in the brigade have been performing for the last nine months.
FORT HOOD — As the first sergeant called the names of soldiers at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel on Wednesday, each soldier replied with, “Here, first sergeant.”