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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…

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CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo, released by the U.S. Navy, sailors work around an MV-22 Osprey as it lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea. Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targete… Read more

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FORT HOOD — There was no holding back as approximately 150 soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment competed on Veterans Field in the Best Rifle Competition on Friday at Fort Hood — all part of the unit’s 173rd birthday celebration week.

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A battalion in the 1st Cavalry Division had the opportunity to host movie and martial arts star Chuck Norris for an up close and personal look at the M1A2 “Abrams” main battle tank at Fort Hood on Tuesday.

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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.

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FORT HOOD — About 40 spouses from 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” got a chance to experience part of the long-standing tradition of Calvary soldiers on Tuesday with a spouse spur ride on Fort Hood.

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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.

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HARKER HEIGHTS — A total of 23 Harker Heights High School seniors received a special recognition on Friday during the school’s annual Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony at the school’s auditorium.

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FORT HOOD — About 50 veterans and supporters continued their cycling trek from Austin to Arlington Thursday, making a welcoming military stop at Fort Hood in the morning. It’s all part of the 12th annual Project Hero Texas Challenge Bike Ride, a 300-mile bicycle ride with a healing mission.

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Retired military officers were briefed by Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller Friday at the Shilo Inn in Killeen during a meeting of the Central Texas Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America.

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FORT HOOD — The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry Division, said farewell to one commander and welcomed a new one during a command change ceremony Friday on Cooper Field.

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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, for Staff Sgt. Alan Fredrick Zumbrun, a United States Air Force veteran. Zumbrun served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1961 and has been awarded the Air Force Longe…

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Killeen-based VFW Post 9191 will celebrate its 60th Anniversary Gala at 6 p.m. June 1 at Club Hood at Fort Hood. The public is welcomed to attend. The tickets can be purchased now at the post, 3307 Zephyr Road, or on Eventbrite.com. For more information, call 254-690-7575

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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, for Petty Officer 2nd Class Bruce David Clements, a United States Navy veteran. Clements served in the Navy from 1968 to 1971 and has been awarded the Navy Commendat…

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1000 hosted its second annual National Vietnam Veterans Day Commemorative Breakfast on Friday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3892 in Harker Heights.

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Fort Hood’s top officer, Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate this week to be promoted to the rank of general and assigned as commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Fort Hood officials said Friday.

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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, for Spc. Jack Dillard Richardson, a United States Army veteran. Richardson served in the Army from 1967 to 1970 and has been awarded the Army Commendation Medal wi…