Over 250 troops from III Corps headquarters at Fort Hood deployed to Iraq and Kuwait earlier this month for a yearlong deployment to head up the ground forces coalition against the Islamic State group. III Corps officially took command of the task force during a Saturday ceremony.
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Somber reflection and heartfelt gratitude mixed with celebration as a community gathered Wednesday on the 18th anniversary of a tragedy that continues to reveal the determined resiliency of a proud people.
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…
TAL ABYAD, Syria — Turkish and U.S. troops conducted their first joint ground patrol in northeastern Syria on Sunday as part of a so-called “safe zone” that Ankara has been pressing for in the volatile Kurdish-administered region.
Fort Hood projects will not be impacted by military construction funds being diverted to help build a wall along the border with Mexico, according to two congressmen who represent the Fort Hood area.
FORT HOOD — Over 250 troops from III Corps headquarters at Fort Hood are set to deploy by the end of next week to Kuwait for a yearlong deployment to head up the ground forces coalition against the Islamic State group.
Fort Hood soldiers have joined the Army’s team responding to Hurricane Dorian, according to Fort Hood officials.
The Department of Public Safety Trooper shot during the killing spree in Midland/Odessa that left seven dead and 21 injured on Saturday was a Fort Hood soldier who left the installation about a year ago.
Dr. Rebecca Porter has been named the new president and CEO for the Military Child Education Coalition, which is based in Harker Heights, according to a release sent out by the organization on Tuesday.
FORT HOOD — Two soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse” will represent the 1st Cavalry Division later this month at the All-Army Best Medic competition.
CNN is reporting that one of the seven people killed in the Midland/Odessa shooting over the Labor Day weekend was an Army veteran.
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 trash burning pits, oil fires and desert sandstorms.
FORT HOOD — The Fort Hood Garrison Command team heard continued reports of issues with on-post housing and some residents continued to report mold, communication issues and lengthy response times during the latest town hall at Fort Hood Thursday.
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…
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…
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials will host the next Fort Hood Family Housing Town Hall event from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Howze Auditorium.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen is inching closer to making a research park on its campus a reality, and a day-long, joint meeting with the Army this Wednesday may pave the way for a clearer look of what that research park could look like.
FORT HOOD — Around 600 soldiers, veterans and their families descended on the Clear Creek Exchange on Fort Hood on Saturday to meet YouTube phenomenon and entrepreneur Mat Best.
FORT HOOD — Troopers with Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regiment trained with live rounds this week as the unit known as the “Brave Rifles” prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center in California.
An unaccompanied veteran burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195 in Killeen, for David Lee Boone.
The Killeen-Fort Hood Council 4535 of the League of United Latin American Citizens has decided to go against the national LULAC council’s resolution to rename Fort Hood after a retired Latino Army Medal of Honor recipient.
FORT HOOD — The Fort Hood Air Assault School was officially renamed the Command Sgt. Maj. Basil L. Plumley Air Assault School on Tuesday during a ceremony attended by the late soldier’s daughter.
A National Guard soldier who died in a training accident at Fort Hood last week was killed following a Humvee rollover, Indiana National Guard officials said Tuesday.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood’s Air Assault School will be renamed Tuesday after a legend in the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry’s history.
The Department of the Army has announced the 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade, the newest brigade-level unit to be stood up at Fort Hood, will serve a rotation in Afghanistan sometime this winter.
Army officials have released the name of the Indiana National Guard soldier who died at Fort Hood last week.
An Indiana National Guard soldier died following a training accident Thursday at Fort Hood, Army officials confirmed.
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.
Later this month, Dennis Eakin Kia of Killeen will be giving away a car to help raise funds for a local veterans group.
While President Donald Trump was in El Paso this week meeting with first responders and families impacted by last weekend’s mass shooting that killed 22, he also met with a soldier from Killeen who is stationed at Fort Bliss.
FORT HOOD — First Army Division West welcomed a new commander Wednesday on Fort Hood.
A Fort Bliss soldier with Killeen/Fort Hood ties was shopping near the El Paso Wal-Mart on Saturday when one man opened fire, killing at least 20 people and injuring 26 others.
The Central Texas Patriot Guard Riders announced on Facebook the death of one of the organization’s former deputy state captains.