The 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, welcomed some new members to America’s First Team and the Wagonmaster family Sept. 16 at the brigade headquarters on Fort Hood.
Nothing could have saved the soldiers who died in the Nov. 23, 2015, Black Hawk crash on Fort Hood, regardless of the amount of time it took to launch a search and rescue effort, said First Army’s Division West commander, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Colt.
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System launched its 2016-2017 seasonal flu vaccination campaign Sept. 19 at all of its facilities in Central Texas.
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.
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.
Autumn, the season of pumpkins, turkeys and Halloween candy galore, has always been my favorite time of the year. This is probably because some of my best memories are tied into this season — raking leaves with my family as a kid, visiting apple orchards and decorating the house for Halloween.
There are two things in my life that never fail me: One — Everything hits the fan when my husband leaves for training and two, my children always find a new way to scare me.
Watching the debate Monday night probably gave me more of a headache than anything else. I suppose I could have made some popcorn, but I would have still been rather disappointed.
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.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Army private and another young man were charged with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — Killeen native Staff. Sgt. Ramon Charriez, air defense artillery operations noncommissioned officer, 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command (forward), received the U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander’s coin from Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, Sept. 13, at the 609th Combined Air and Space Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
In 1999 Cpl. Francie Davila, a healthcare specialist stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, was promoted to the rank of sergeant by her company commander, 1st Lt. Matthew Konopa. And, in an odd twist of fate, the two met again on Fort Knox for a similar event Aug. 5, when Lt. Col. Matt Konopa, chief of the Health Services Branch, Army Human Resources Command, promoted 1st Lt. Francie Gonzales, formerly Davila and now a staff nurse with First Medical Battalion, Fort Hood to captain.
With the National Cavalry Competition drawing near, soldiers with the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment are preparing more than ever to compete against some of the best riders in the Army.
CAMP HOVEY, South Korea — Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army celebrated a uniquely Korean holiday known as Chuseok, literally “fall evening,” from Sept. 13 to 18, leaving base to spend time with loved ones to give thanks and to remember their ancestors.