Texas Veterans Commission chairman Eliseo “Al” Cantu Jr. is scheduled to be the guest speaker Friday at the Central Texas Military Officers Association of America meeting in Killeen.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Seasoned combat veterans who described losing comrades and taking war prisoners were questioned Monday as possible jurors in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a wounded Islamic State captive in Iraq. Read more
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Veterans in Texas who were exposed to the toxic smoke from open burn pits during deployments to Southwest Asia could soon have another avenue to document their health concerns.
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, for Spc. Thomas Joe Quinn, a United States Army veteran. Quinn served in the Army from 1962 to 1965 and has been awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Expert R…
FORT HOOD — For soldiers, students or anyone else, the enemy can come in a variety of guises from the weather to a challenging colleague to a pool of murky, green water.
FORT HOOD — Around 50 people were at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood on Thursday for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new children’s waiting room.
FORT HOOD — Hundreds of First Team troopers gathered at the Cooper Field on Friday to celebrate those that have lived the legend that is the cavalry during a Spirit of the Cavalry Ceremony, which including a flyover of Army helicopters and “cavalry charge” on horseback.
FORT HOOD — The three-year renovation of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters at Fort Hood is complete and the ribbon cutting ceremony took place Friday.
FORT HOOD — Approximately 200 family members, along with troopers past and present, came together from all over the United States in celebration of the legacy, lineage and heritage of the 1st Cavalry Division during Cav Week Open House at Fort Hood on Thursday.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned in rough, wooded terrain Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring several others, the U.S. Military Academy said.
FORT HOOD — About 4,000 troops are ready to go to South Korea from Fort Hood.
The Mayborn Science Theater at Central Texas College began a new lineup of shows in June. Featured this month are weekday matinee doubleheaders every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Warren’s Star Tour and Laser Friday.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood welcomed its new III Corps and Fort Hood commander at a change of command ceremony Wednesday on Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field.
FORT HOOD — A ceremony has been scheduled to honor Fort Hood’s Hug Lady.
In 2014 Starbucks announced it was going to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses. After reaching 10,000 they decided to up the number to hire 25,000 by 2025.
FORT HOOD — The public is invited to attend a memorial service for U.S. Army Cpl. Tyler James Groves at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel.
Killeen-area resident Soldier 4theLord has everything he needs to physically get his nonprofit, Soldiers in Need Foundation, ready to start helping treat the root causes that make people want to commit suicide.
It was a hot, sunny day on Saturday — a perfect day for a barbecue at Killeen’s Long Branch Park.
A year’s supply of Dr Pepper was given to a Fort Hood Army spouse after she became the 2 millionth visitor to the Dr Pepper museum in Waco.
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday for U.S. Army veteran Mary Lynne Werner. She served in the Army from 1978 to 1985. No family members are expected to be at the funeral on Werner’s behalf.
The change.org online petition started a week ago to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after Elizabeth Laird has now reached more than 71,000 signatures.
The Department of the Army announced Friday that the III Corps Headquarters will deploy to Iraq this fall.
FORT HOOD — Navy and Air Force medical teams are joining Army medical units this week at Fort Hood during a joint emergency medicine exercise, hosted by Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
An online petition at change.org to petition the Department of Defense to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after Elizabeth Laird started on Saturday had already reached more than 47,000 signatures by Tuesday — and continued to climb by the second.
More than 500 members of the Killeen-Fort Hood area gathered on Monday to honor the men and women who died serving their country during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
On June 2, it will have been three years since eight Fort Hood soldiers and a West Point cadet died during a training exercise, when their vehicle rolled over during a flash flood in Owl Creek.
HARKER HEIGHTS — General George Patton once said, “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived.”
FORT HOOD — The U.S. Senate confirmed Maj. Gen. Robert “Pat” White on Thursday for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — Participants in the Carry the Load — a walk and cycle event that honors fallen military and law enforcement members — from the West Coast made a stop in Fort Hood on Thursday to witness the third annual Carry the Load Rally.
FORT HOOD — Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II gave his final formal press briefing as the III Corps and Fort Hood commander Tuesday at the III Corps Headquarters on Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood held a garrison change of command ceremony at the III Corps Headquarters building on Tuesday.
FORT HOOD — On a cloudy Saturday morning, approximately 100 soldiers, veterans, family members and friends came from as far as Washington State and Pennsylvania to pay tribute to the fallen in a wreath laying ceremony at the 3rd Cavalry Regiment Memorial on Fort Hood as part of the closing c…
III Corps and Fort Hood leadership welcomed a new deputy commanding general for support and bid farewell to the III Corps chief of staff during a Phantom Honors Farewell and Welcome Ceremony Friday at the III Corps Headquarters flagpole.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood hosted a memorial and dedication ceremony for the Gen. Richard Cavazos Mission Training Complex, Building 2244, on Thursday.
Carry The Load, a nonprofit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made the military, veterans, first responders and their families, will rally at the Fort Hood 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment May 23 as part of its 4,600-mile West Coast Relay.
Donating blood is an easy way to help out in the community.
FORT HOOD — Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center will transfer from being managed by Army Medicine to the Defense Health Agency by Oct. 1, but patients should not see any difference in the way they receive care, according to the director of DHA.