KILLEEN — No family members could be found for Army veteran and Harker Heights resident Galen Bruce Pearson after he died recently.
The 29th Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion completed a one-week Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRX) with First Army at Fort Hood on Dec. 2.
As 50 members of the Killeen High School Junior ROTC battalion traveled home from competition in Fort Worth, their student commander told them he was proud of their performance.
Sights and sounds of the season were all around Thursday evening as soldiers and families gathered near the III Corps and Fort Hood Headquarters’ flagpole in anticipation of the Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
The Christmas season began for many Army families on Monday as Fort Hood Santa’s Workshop opened its doors for shopping in the charity’s office adjacent to the Clear Creek Commissary following a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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.
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — When Amy Moore saw her husband’s commanding general and a chaplain getting out of a vehicle parked in front of her home, she expected the worst.
FORT RUCKER, Ala. — As dozens of Fort Rucker Elementary School students took paint to bear to give Sgt. Ted E. Bear a new costume for Halloween, the children learned more than just how good the Fort Rucker icon looks clad in his new Ninja Turtle costume.
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.
I had intended to write my column this week about the great things Congress is finally doing with the National Defense Authorization Act, the bill that authorizes funding the military and gives it direction for the next year.
Although this time of year can get crazy and chaotic, it’s also magical.
I don’t know what it is about this time of the year — starting just before Thanksgiving and lasting until shortly after Christmas — but it is both depressing and very uplifting at the same time.
Thanksgiving, a day to reflect on what we are grateful for and to abide by time-honored traditions — whether it be mom’s apple pie, grandpa’s inappropriate jokes or an after-dinner football game — has come and gone.
I do not know where to begin or, for that matter, how to begin. My wife had asked me if I was going with her to help lay wreaths at the tombstones at the Killeen Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery. I reluctantly said “sure,” got ready and we headed to where volunteers were going to be bussed to the site.
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Legislation that includes reparations for Guam residents who experienced atrocities during World War II is waiting for President Barack Obama's signature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State on Saturday, a decision that would bring a business leader with close ties to Russia into the Cabinet.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Donald Trump was greeted with cheers on his arrival at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday, basking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries as he prepares to enter the White House.
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