This Saturday marks the two-year anniversary of the death of eight Fort Hood soldiers and one U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadet in a military vehicle rollover accident during a flash flood at a low-water crossing on Owl Creek.
In the nearly two years since nine people died in a flash flood at Fort Hood, officials have added flood warning signs, stream gauges, improved alert notifications and are building bridges at some of the low-water crossings.
Senators John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced Friday the Senate Armed Services Committee included portions of their legislation, the Children of Military Protection Act, in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
The Texas Workforce Commission recognized area employers who prioritize hiring veterans during a ceremony in Killeen on Thursday.
FORT HOOD — A Carry The Load relay team walked from Fort Hood’s Marvin Leath Visitors Center to a social gathering at the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment Headquarters on Thursday.
New military vehicles may be coming for the Army, but how many of those will be stationed at Fort Hood remains unclear.
The city of Harker Heights will sponsor a Memorial Parade and Ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.
An unattended package found on Fort Hood on Wednesday afternoon was deemed to be harmless, according to post spokesman Chris Haug.
Sen. John Cornyn filed legislation this week that would essentially make a Fort Hood agreement federal law, involving the transfer of federal juvenile sexual assault cases to local levels, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
It began with a bomb scare on West Fort Hood, by the headquarters of U.S. Army Operational Test Command.
Project Recover announced Tuesday the discovery of a B-24 bomber missing since World War II.
Editor’s note: This is one in a series of reports about the potential health hazards to military personnel who had been deployed to areas with airborne toxins from burn pits, oil fires and desert sandstorms.
Several hundred Killeen-area residents, veterans and their families were in attendance for the grand opening of the new Cohen Veterans Network clinic on Stan Schlueter Loop Friday.
Fort Hood will eventually see a new unit established on post.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood and III Corps celebrated the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Community Events Center Thursday afternoon.
The office of U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, announced this week that Carter was named the new chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriations.
Fort Hood emergency response officials will conduct a annual full scale exercise next week centered on the theme of “Multi-Jurisdictional Improvised Explosive Device attacks.”
Veterans and their families in Killeen will soon have a new source for mental health services.
Twelve newly minted second lieutenants received their gleaming gold bars and first salutes Saturday at the U.S. Army commissioning ceremony at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen.
Retired Gen. Crosbie E. Saint, a former III Corps and Fort Hood commander, died earlier this week at age 81 in Bethesda, Maryland.
FORT HOOD – The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cased its colors marking the unit’s upcoming deployment to Europe during a ceremony in front of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters on Wednesday.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29 honored 27 Vietnam War-era veterans and three widows of Vietnam War-era veterans during a meeting Saturday.
Troopers of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry Division have begun loading their vehicles on trains in preparation for shipping them to Europe for their upcoming deployment.
U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn sent a letter Monday to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper requesting the Army relocate a newly-designated armored brigade combat team to either Fort Hood or Fort Bliss.
OAKALLA — The National Mounted Warfare Foundation hosted its fourth annual Homecoming for Heroes event to benefit the National Mounted Warrior Museum project on Saturday at the SC River Ranch in Oakalla.
Homeless veterans will be offered a bit of help Saturday during Operation Stand Down Central Texas.
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195, Killeen, will be the site of an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Three years ago today, Linda Pagan received word that her son, 29-year-old Sgt. Derek Roy Pagan, a Fort Hood soldier, had died in a hit-and-run accident in Austin.
FORT HOOD — Nearly a thousand soldiers filled the seats Tuesday to hear from the Army mobile recruiting team for the new Security Force Assistance Brigades at Howze Auditorium.
A Herald request for the Army to unredact pertinent information in the June 2, 2016, training accident that claimed the lives of eight soldiers and a U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadet in flood-swollen Owl Creek on Fort Hood could take until April 2019 to process, the Army says.
FORT HOOD — III Corps and Fort Hood welcomed over 150 cyclists from the United Health Care Texas Challenge 2018 at the III Corps headquarters Thursday morning.
Close to 150 veterans and first responders cycled into Killeen from Georgetown Wednesday afternoon as a part of the Project Hero United Healthcare Texas Challenge.
With the passing of Barbara Bush on Tuesday, Killeen-Fort Hood area residents shared their thoughts and feelings on the death of the former first lady. Several residents were actually able to meet her during some of her many trips to the Fort Hood and Temple areas.
Central Texas Subway stores partnered with the Soldier’s Wish organization to surprise two women with financial help at the Subway on Lowes Boulevard in Killeen on Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, announced Wednesday $33 million in funding for motor pool reconstruction on Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — The 1st Cavalry Division’s deputy commander for maneuver, Col. William D. Taylor, has been selected to take command of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command at West Fort Hood, according to a general officer assignment released Friday by the Department of Defense.
On June 2, 2016, Kameron Robinson was riding in the truck that rolled over in flooded Owl Creek on Fort Hood, claiming the lives of eight soldiers and a West Point cadet.