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BELTON — Bell County will apply for a $4.7 million grant to fund a high-tech security project protecting more than $2 billion in assets at the Robert Grey Army Air Field and the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport, the Commissioners Court decided 4-0 Monday.

When Vietnam veterans say “welcome home” to one another, it’s an act of remembering — memories of loyalty, selflessness and the cold shoulder the American people gave them on their return from a war the nation did not understand.

FORT HOOD — The impending deployment to Afghanistan of soldiers from the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade was signified by a colors-casing ceremony at West Fort Hood’s Always Ready Field on Friday.

Military.com is reporting that President Donald Trump’s first defense budget proposal included a 2.1 percent pay hike in 2018 as part of an overall plan to fund a “historic” rebuilding of the military.

The Army has identified the soldier who died Tuesday during medevac training at Fort Hood.Staff Sgt. Sean Devoy, with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas, died after falling during hoist training near Robert Gray Army Airfield, according to an Army news release Thursday.Devoy, a …

FORT HOOD — Participating in over 250 ceremonies, demonstrations, parades and displays each year, the 1st Cavalry Division’s Horse Cavalry Detachment is away from home more than people realize, according to Maj. Brandon Dawalt.

After more than 80 hours of multinational search efforts, the U.S. Navy suspended search and rescue efforts Thursday for missing USS John McCain sailors, including a Shoemaker High graduate, in an about 2,100-square mile area east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

FORT HOOD — About 200 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters element returned home after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan for Operation Resolute Support on Wednesday and Thursday, and according to Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson III, division commander, the soldiers performed beyo…

FORT HOOD — The convoy of four vehicles was due to leave at 9 the morning of June 2, 2016, but rain would delay the majority of the soldiers who were supposed to conduct the training exercise, according to the Army report on a military vehicle crash that killed eight soldiers and one West Po…