Military News - Fort Hood

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A West African immigrant and U.S. Army veteran has spent his entire career helping others see the world through differently: from sharing the American dream with foreign nationals to providing beauty services for patron’s eyes.

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FORT HOOD — Troopers talked among themselves and made a number of offhand comments while waiting to go inside the gas chamber at the East Range training area at Fort Hood. Everyone had taken the training at least once before in basic training, but a certain amount of nervous anticipation hun…

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FORT HOOD — Approximately 40 soldiers with the 1st Cavalry Division’s Forward Headquarters Battery were greeted with cheers and tears early Friday morning when they returned to Fort Hood after a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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The Wounded Warrior Project announced a new grant in support of Harker Heights-based Military Child Education Coalition, an organization working to ensure inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployments, and famil…

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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, for Airman 1st Class Ronald Padget Benoto, a United States Air Force veteran. Benoto served in the Air Force from Dec. 2, 1953 to Oct. 3, 1957. He is not expected to…

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There will be a controlled burns taking place on Fort Hood on Saturday and Sunday in order to help prevent wildfires on the ranges. The controlled burns will occur at the northeast part of the range Saturday and the southeast part of the range Sunday.

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FORT HOOD — The white smoke many residents can see coming from the Fort Hood area is coming from a controlled burn, according to a III Corps and Fort Hood spokesman.

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Sometime in mid-October, the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Blackjack,” 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood will deploy to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve, according to a news release by U.S. Army Europe.

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The Temple-based Central Texas Veterans Health Care System will hold a mental health summit from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at Austin Community College Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road in Austin.

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An unaccompanied veteran burial for Grady Cuffy Ivey will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Ivey served in the United States Air Force and no family members are expected to attend the funeral, according to the Texas Veterans Land Board.

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FORT HOOD — Mortarmen and forward observers from 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division honed their craft firing live rounds down range at Fort Hood Thursday.