WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump's "guidance." His proclamation, on Twitter rather than any formal announcement,…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Transgender people will not be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the US military.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The spokesman for Turkeys' president says the government had no role in the publication by the Turkish state-run news agency of a map showing U.S. military posts in Syria.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Iraqi man who fled to the U.S. during the Gulf War and trained tens of thousands of American soldiers is facing deportation orders that could lead to his death in his homeland, his supporters say.
EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — Friday nights mean a full kitchen at The Homestead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pre-emptive military strike may be among the "pretty severe things" President Donald Trump says he is considering for North Korea, but it's a step so fraught with risk that it ranks as among the unlikeliest options.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who prosecutors say told an undercover agent that he wanted to commit jihad and tried to join the U.S. military has been arrested.
When it comes to wearable technology, the first thing most people probably think of is modern wrist-adorned doodads like Fitbits or the Apple Watch. But there's much more to the wearable story than that. Researchers are hard at work engineering advanced wearable systems that will augment our…
BOSTON (AP) — In the shadow of giant war machines, a tiny rare butterfly is flourishing. Oddly, experts say, the U.S. military gets the credit.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local):
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?
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…
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 — 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.