Military News - Fort Hood

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FORT HOOD — The sound of freedom is ringing through the air across communities surrounding Fort Hood on Tuesday as the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team trains to certify soldiers across multiple platforms.

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HARKER HEIGHTS — While many Harker Heights residents were just rising Monday morning prior to sunrise, a small crowd gathered at the Harker Heights Recreation Center for an annual Veterans Day ceremony.

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The Veterans Day Parade in Killeen will be on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., with line up beginning at 8 a.m. Prior to the parade there will be a short ceremony in front of City Hall where the Regional Site Certificate will be presented to Mayor Jose Segarra at 10:45 a.m. The route is about two miles l…

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Veterans Day is on Monday, and many local governments and entities will be closed in observance of the holiday. Gatesville and Florence school districts will be open Monday.

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FORT HOOD – The Fort Hood garrison command team gave an update on the latest improvements for post housing while several residents addressed their disagreement during a town hall-style meeting Thursday morning at Howze Auditorium.

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Georgetown resident Talmadge Elswick Jr. currently works as a substance abuse counselor for Williamson County Adult Probation. He also has his own private practice called Elswick Treatment Services, which he started in September.

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The next quarterly Fort Hood Family Housing Town Hall event will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Howze Auditorium. Fort Hood leaders will brief the status of issues within their designated unit-sponsored housing areas. The event is open to all Fort Hood residents.

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A lengthy commute inspired a veteran working in the technology industry to build a helicopter, and ultimately begin an environmentally friendly fuel company that operates at Fort Hood and the Killeen area.

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The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division will conduct a convoy movement of approximately 260 military vehicles using two different routes for a field training exercise that is expected to impact area road traffic.

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Fort Hood’s Directorate of Public Works Natural & Cultural Resources Management Branch along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Balcones National Wildlife Refuge will conduct a controlled burn today in the post’s training area.

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The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division will conduct a convoy movement of approximately 260 military vehicles using two different routes for a field training exercise that is expected to impact area road traffic.

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FORT HOOD — Water rushed over the rock walls at the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center courtyard. Those surrounding the waterfalls stood quietly, their heads bowed and they prayed. The sound of the water, while soothing, could not wash away the loss of a child or the pain that follows.