The 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Cavalry Sustainment Brigade welcomed a Texas Army National Guard unit from Killeen into the fold during a patching ceremony Sunday on the division’s Cooper Field.
More than 250 1st Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse” soldiers came home on Friday from their nine-month rotation to South Korea, where they were welcomed home with open arms by family and friends on 1st Cavalry Division’s Cooper Field.
Families with babies under the age of 1, as well as expectant parents, enjoyed a nice break Saturday at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s fourth annual Baby Expo, which took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the main hospital.
WASHINGTON — The cumulative number of months parents spend deployed is tied to emotional difficulties in Army children, experts said at the Association of the United States Army’s Family Forum I on Oct. 3.
Approximately 350 1st Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse” soldiers charged to their waiting families on 1st Cavalry Division’s Cooper Field on Friday after returning from a nine-month rotation to South Korea.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — National Immunization Awareness Month — August — has passed. Are you preparing your family to be safe from influenza?
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.
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.
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.
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.
As 1st Brigade Combat Team makes its way back from Korea, the homecoming ceremonies are happening back-to-back and bringing families together again. We in the media love these times — we love looking for young, married couples who were on their first deployment and, of course, the joyful tears of a soldier seeing a child for the first time.
Recently I’ve seen a lot of pictures on my friends’ Facebook pages of the “First Day of School” variety. I have a clear, though somewhat distant, memory of that time of the year with my own kids.
Originally, this column was going to be about my favorite four letter word — after food and free, of course: Fall.
After the first debate, I really didn’t want to watch the second one on Sunday. Besides, it was on during “Westworld,” so we decided to record the debate for later viewing.
I have been sort of discouraged lately observing the way things are going in our world. Maybe that’s because I am of a “certain age.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lifetime health care and other benefits are part of the bargain for millions of Americans who put their lives on the line in the armed forces, and it's become clear the Department of Veterans Affairs isn't holding up its end.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Sen. Mark Green, one of the leading contenders for Tennessee governor in 2018, says he is re-thinking financial ties to a company run by a prominent GOP donor who settled a federal fraud case involving the military health care program.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs said Monday it will receive grants worth a combined $500,000 to provide free transportation to medical appointments for military veterans living in 10 rural counties.
CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan are investigating a string of larcenies and vandalism that include the theft of a replica rifle, helmet and dog tags from a monument commemorating a local soldier killed in Iraq.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):