• By CJ Berryman Fort Hood Herald
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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.

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.

Staff from Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center is preparing to move into new offices. While the inpatient move is set for April 3, many departments and outlying clinics will begin the move from the old hospital to the new facility near the end of March.

WASHINGTON — This month, Army Medical Command released the first-ever Health of the Force, or HOF report. The report provides a snapshot of the health of active-duty soldiers on all major U.S.-based installations in 2014.

Army spouse Gisele became so overwhelmed with the caregiving demands to her combat-wounded husband that she cocooned herself in the world inside her home. Her daily stresses, combined with her husband’s inability to cope with his invisible wounds elevated marital tensions and soon, the two q…

Thousands of soldiers have boarded planes from the Fort Hood airport since the beginning of the war in Iraq in 2003. They’ve headed off to war-torn nations for months, sometimes years at a time. For some soldiers there have been several deployments since then. For Elizabeth Laird, there have…

More than 2,500 fans of television personality and author Ree Drummond, widely known by cooking enthusiasts as “The Pioneer Woman,” waited eagerly to meet the at-home chef at Fort Hood on Veterans Day. A line wrapped outside the Clear Creek Shopping Center, where Drummond was signing copies …

Despite early hours and a rainy weather, hundreds gathered at Sadowski Field on Saturday at Fort Hood to participate in the Fisher House Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll, an event that honors service men and women who died from combat-related injuries after 9/11. This was the second an…

The Friends of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery recently announced its schedule for honoring deceased veterans at the Killeen veterans cemetery. The group and hundreds of volunteers prepare and lay thousands of wreaths during the holidays at the veterans cemetery in Killeen, home to…

Hundreds of soldiers and family members lined up for autographs and photos with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson on Friday. The line of more than 1,000 fans wound into the Clear Creek Main Exchange parking lot by the time Jackson arrived.