When Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II takes over as III Corps and Fort Hood commander, it would be the first time in the corps’ history that a father and son had both commanded the unit.
Unfortunately, there were no aliens under study. Nor was there an entrance to an underground submarine route linking Fort Hood to the Gulf of Mexico.
Friday will be the fourth time — and fourth president — since the 1972 founding of the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment to represent the First Team and the Greater Fort Hood Area in Washington, D.C.
It’s not what most people would call fun. In fact, most soldiers see it as another chore, another tasking, to take their free time away from them.
The 1st Cavalry Division’s headquarters building $65 million renovation is underway and should be ready to start moving furniture in by August 2018.
FORT RILEY, Kan, — Many soldiers are concerned with staying physically fit during the holidays with all the tempting food choices available, but staying mentally fit is also important.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Despite freezing temperature and sleet, more than 44,000 volunteers came out to Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 17 to place holiday wreaths on the graves of service members.
LEANDER — Troopers of Regimental Engineer Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, visited Leander Middle School on Nov. 11 to participate in the school’s Veterans Day celebration.
Fort Hood celebrated America Recycles Day with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to educate the community about the installation’s new single-stream recycling center.
The world has become a very cynical place. It has become so prevalent in my own life and in my career field that I have become convinced that along with a score of 107 or higher in the General-Technical section of the ASVAB and the ability to type 20 words per minute, cynicism is an additional requirement to enter into Army public affairs.
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.
Parades are exciting. And when some of your own are out there representing you, it’s even more exciting.
One of the best things for senior Army spouses is the opportunities we have to be advocates for our Army families. It is a privilege and a joy for me.
Many nights over the past five years, I have wondered what the future would hold for my family.
A new year is right around the corner, people will talk about how 2017 will “be their year,” everyone will resolve to make changes in their lives and very few, if any, will follow through.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Reimbursement costs to military and civilian workers at some South Carolina military bases because of Hurricane Matthew evacuations may reach several million dollars.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military in Afghanistan said on Thursday that its investigation into a November firefight with the Taliban in northern Kunduz province has shown that 33 civilians died in the raid during which U.S. troops fired on Afghan homes.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — US military probe says American troops fired on Afghan homes in November firefight with Taliban that killed 33 civilians.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called for a smooth handover of control of the U.S. military to incoming commander in chief Donald Trump, as the outgoing president met Wednesday with military leaders for the last time.