Karina Mateo and her 6-year-old daughter Kiahuren used to get a phone call home from Mateo’s fiance Jermaine Rogers every Saturday. Rogers was working for General Dynamics as a contractor in Kuwait at Camp Arifjan, and had been since January 2006.
FORT HOOD — Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters conducted an active-shooter exercise Wednesday in the headquarters area on post.
Fort Hood would be the ideal location for at least one of the new security force assistance brigades the Army is in the process of establishing, according to a former Fort Hood and III Corps commander.
Safety concerns are being raised for soldiers and their families with the possible acquisition of MoneyGram by a company with close ties to the Chinese government in Beijing.
The man charged with intentionally injuring a 3-month-old infant who later died is a Fort Hood soldier, according to Fort Hood spokesman Tyler Broadway.
FORT HOOD — Friends, family and community members gathered at the Fort Hood Events Center on Friday afternoon to witness the promotion of Col. Douglas McBride Jr., commander of the 13th Sustainment Command, to brigadier general.
The song “How Great Is Our God” rang out of Lifeway Fellowship praise team’s voices as over 500 people filled the sanctuary for the funeral of retired Command Sgt. Maj. Elijah King Jr., a longtime advocate for veterans and soldiers in the Killeen area.
Officials are more than two-thirds of the way toward reaching the $36.9 million goal needed to build a new, state-of-the-art museum near Fort Hood’s main gate.
FORT HOOD — As guards quickly attempted to deploy a security barrier, a driver fleeing from police in a GMC Suburban zipped through Fort Hood’s Mayborn Gate on Thursday, officials said.
A former Fort Hood soldier recently released from a military prison is now accused of threatening to kill people at Fort Hood, prosecutors said in a news release Wednesday.
KILLEEN — Three World War II veterans sat in a room at the Courtyard Marriott on Thursday as historians talked about a battle that for the veterans, was more than a conflict in a history book.
FORT HOOD — More than 300 soldiers from III Corps headquarters joined Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, family and friends to remember the life of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Andre George Nance on Thursday at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel.
Recently deployed Fort Hood soldiers immediately began sending artillery rounds against the Islamic State group after arriving in Iraq in early February, according to an Army spokesman in Iraq.
Members of Fort Hood’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are actively engaged in the fight against the Islamic State to help Iraqi security forces reclaim the city of Mosul, Iraq.
FORT HOOD — Post officials released the military history of a soldier who was found unresponsive Monday in an on-post hotel at Fort Rucker, Ala.
EDITOR’S NOTE: With suicide an important issue in the Army and the community, the Herald decided to run this article by Capt. Kevin Sandel, the public affairs officer for Fort Hood’s 504th Military Intelligence Brigade. The Herald will continue to cover the military suicide issue in both the…
About 6:15 p.m. on a Friday, police responded to a call that a 30-year-old man had barricaded himself in his southwest Killeen home. The Killeen Police Department and the special weapons and tactics team engaged the man for nearly 10 hours before the standoff ended around 4:30 a.m.
FORT HOOD — Military officials met with Central Texas education officials from nine area school districts and local higher education institutions at the 2017 Fort Hood Education Summit on Thursday.
FORT HOOD — Beginning Thursday, eligible military dependents enrolled in grades six through 12 in the Belton Independent School District can receive primary care services at a new clinic at Belton High School, according to post hospital officials.
Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who died Friday of injuries suffered during a vehicle training incident at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.
Retired Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker celebrated his 93rd birthday Friday with about 2,000 of his “Greywolf grandchildren” at a lunchtime party at the school that bears his name.
FORT HOOD — The command team of the 3rd Assault Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, “Spearhead,” presented its soldiers with the prestigious Lt. Gen. Ellis D. Parker Award during an in-house ceremony Thursday afternoon.
FORT HOOD — The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, officially cased the unit colors Thursday during a deployment ceremony on Cooper Field.
FORT HOOD — The 3rd Cavalry Regiment uncased the unit colors to signify the final troopers are home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan as the final 200 soldiers were welcomed home Thursday at Cooper Field.
FORT HOOD — Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra joined soldiers and Fort Hood civilians Thursday at the Phantom Warrior Center to celebrate the contributions of African-Americans to the Army and the nation.
Congressman Roger Williams, R–Austin, testified in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning to request support for various projects at Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — When Army Pvt. Dakota Stump went missing the evening of Oct. 10, the 19-year-old soldier had been on a short four-hour break from training before he was scheduled to meet with his unit and go back into the field.
FORT HOOD — Members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf,” 1st Cavalry Division, welcomed a new command sergeant major Tuesday during a change of responsibility ceremony at Abrams Gym.
FORT HOOD — The Department of the Army released new general officer assignments on Tuesday, and First Army Division West at Fort Hood will be getting a new commanding general.
FORT HOOD — Family members of about 200 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” troopers were in for a Valentine’s Day treat Tuesday as the 1st Cavalry Division welcomed the soldiers home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan at Cooper Field.
FORT HOOD — When Pvt. Dakota Stump was found dead next to his flipped-over vehicle on post Nov. 3, he had been missing for nearly a month.
FORT HOOD — Nearly 70 Fort Hood soldiers were greeted by beaming smiles, tears of joy and welcoming arms as the headquarters element for the 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade returned from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East on Saturday morning.
FORT HOOD — The Army Community Services and Fort Hood Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted the first Hood Howdy event of the year Friday.
FORT HOOD — Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center will celebrate Patient Appreciation Week from Feb. 13-17 with a series of events designed to show appreciation to the area’s 100,000-plus beneficiaries.
FORT HOOD — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is investigating the death of Staff Sgt. Steven K. Hines, whose body was discovered Sunday at approximately 10 p.m., about 50 yards behind Building 2201 on Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — Nurses of the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the 116th anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps.
FORT HOOD — More than a dozen new members of the Texas state Senate and state House toured Fort Hood to get a firsthand look at what it’s like to be a soldier Friday during the post’s Texas Legislative Day.
FORT HOOD — The release of 2016 sexual assault figures for Fort Hood will have to wait another three months or so, according to an Army spokesman at Fort Hood. The numbers are first reported to the Defense Department, which will then release them to the public.
The 1st Cavalry Division Association received a helping hand from Panera Bread in Killeen to help bolster the nonprofit’s scholarship funds Thursday.
FORT HOOD — About 80 members of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” were welcomed home at Cooper Field on Wednesday after returning from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
FORT HOOD — Carlos Fields served 15 years with multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan before being honorably discharged as a noncommissioned officer.