SHAWANO, Wis. — Former Fort Hood and III Corps commander Gen. Robert W. Cone died Sunday at age 59.
Fort Hood celebrated its 74th year of service to the nation with a cake cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.
Troopers young and old, past and present and near and far gathered to celebrate the 1st Cavalry Division’s 95th birthday Tuesday at both Fort Hood and Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
The internal unit report by First Army released on Sept. 14 concluded that pilot error caused the deaths of four First Army Division West soldiers involved in a November Black Hawk helicopter crash.
For the families and friends of more than 1,600 missing or unaccounted American military, the search is still on, said retired Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood.
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.
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.
Operation Homefront is ready to help families on Fort Hood get their children ready to go back to school with their Back-to-School Brigade 2016 distribution event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Bronco Youth Center.
Early morning on July 8, 19-year-old Shayla Wiggins hopped a fence to walk along the bank of Wind River in Riverton, Wyo. She was looking for Pokémon, the collectable cartoon critters that debuted in Japan in 1996 and proceeded to win the hearts of every fifth-grader since.
PITTSBURGH — German shepherds named Lily, Oliver, Shilo and Faith have been in their new homes for less than a month, but they’ve already made life-altering improvements for the local veterans with whom they’ve been teamed.
For women, keeping an Army battle tank ready for combat at any given moment is a new frontier.
Over the weekend, Marine Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin was killed during a rocket attack on his fire base in northern Iraq.
The 450 deployed Fort Hood troops assigned to III Corps Headquarters in the Middle East now know who will replace them in a few months in the fight against Islamic State.
I had the opportunity to travel last week to South Korea with Fort Hood’s 1st Cavalry Division.
The Invictus Games were held May 8-12 at the Walt Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., and two area competitors were among the list of athletes selected to compete.
As you are all aware with the rain we’ve had, both Belton and Stillhouse lakes are at well above full pool. In fact, Belton’s full level is 594 feet and is currently at 603.88. That’s 7.33 feet above. Stillhouse’s full level is 617 feet and is currently at 629.61, and both are still rising.
On Saturday, the 7th Annual Brig. Gen. Charles B. Allen Memorial Bass Tournament took place at Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir.
Martial arts, with all of its elaborate movements, high-flying flips and kicks and Hollywood appearances often overshadows its basics. Martial arts are based more on physical and mental discipline and it takes a resilient person to deal with the high physical and mental demands required.
For the first time ever, the Fort Hood’s Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or MWR, held an all-star basketball game between the Killeen Parks and Recreation All-Stars and the Fort Hood All-Stars on Saturday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center.
For the last week, ever since I received the internal 15-6 investigation from First Army about the Black Hawk crash back in November 2015, I’ve been chin-deep into the report analyzing the findings.
I had the privilege of speaking before a basketball gym’s worth of Fort Hood soldiers recently. I was asked by our Suicide Prevention program manager, Sharon Sutton, to speak at the opening of their second annual Resiliency Day. I was very honored to have done so, but also delightfully surprised to get the chance to speak to this great group of young men and women.
During a time I fondly remember, called “Before Children,” I was impressed by far different things.
Put yourself in the position of a ‘Big Old Bass’ and think about how many baits you have seen go past your nose — and how many you have really bit and found the point of that darn sharp hook in the corner of your mouth and, based on the fisherman being such a nice guy, he/she has released you back to the water after the fight is over.
Lately I’ve been thinking that life is a lot like the weather. There are good days, bad days, times of the day that are more pleasant than others.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As Yee Xiong prepared to leave the sentencing hearing for a man she said sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment when they were students, she felt ready to finally put the case behind her after four years. Then, she was handed a $4 million defamation lawsuit.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents described as the heaviest air bombardment of the 5 ½-year civil war.
CENTER STRAFFORD, N.H. (AP) — One might not associate "Iron Chef" competitions with the National Guard, but a competition is taking place between more than three dozen U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps cooks this weekend in New Hampshire.
NORTH LOUP, Neb. (AP) — A leap of faith and countless helpers brought a community and wall together in North Loup.