FORT HOOD — The final 29 troops of the command element of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, marched across Cooper Field late Monday night to uncase the unit’s colors just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Of all the blessings worthy of thanks, maybe none are more powerful and heartfelt than that of a certain Harker Heights High School sophomore.
The holiday season can be a difficult time for soldiers and veterans dealing with post traumatic stress, and difficult for young troops dealing with the loneliness of being away from family during the holidays for the first time in their lives.
The halls were decked at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center on Saturday as over 500 community members and counting visited the 36th annual Holiday Bazaar, presented by the Fort Hood Spouses’ Club.
The National Mounted Warfare Foundation has received a pledge for up to $2 million matching money to help fund construction of the National Mounted Warrior Museum at Fort Hood.
FORT HOOD — Members of the Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the United States Army accepted a $60,000 donation from H-E-B officials during the local chapter’s meeting at Club Hood on Wednesday.
Honoring deceased veterans takes a lot of hands.
Two Fort Hood soldiers who went for a hike Monday evening at Chalk Ridge Falls Park ended up staying the night after getting lost, according to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department.
Retired Gen. Richard E. Cavazos was laid to rest Tuesday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
A former III Corps and Fort Hood commander will be laid to rest today at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
The sun broke through the clouds during the Saturday morning Veterans Day Program at the Avenue of Flags memorial in front of the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center in Temple.
Young and old joined the Central Texas Marines in celebrating the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday with a breakfast Saturday at American Legion Post 133 in Temple.
When Martin Hay first joined the Air Force in 1971, the Vietnam War was underway. When soldiers returned home, they didn’t receive the warmest of welcomes.
More than 100 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and their families placed flags in front of more than 6,000 graves of fallen veterans Saturday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Area veterans are mourning the loss of a Killeen veteran who fought the Japanese in the Philippines during World War II.
A wreath is an ancient symbol to honor the dead and its design represents a circle of eternal life.
Veterans Day is Saturday. Here is a list of events associated with Veterans Day this year in the Killeen-Fort Hood area:
AUSTIN — Six Texas veterans began this Veterans Day weekend with a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the Texas State Capitol to honor their part in liberating Nazi concentration camps at the end of World War II.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Veterans and their families, city officials, active-duty soldiers, first responders from the police and fire departments, students in the Junior ROTC program at Harker Heights High School and other local residents gathered Thursday evening for the annual 2017 Veterans Ceremo…
FORT HOOD — III Corps deputy commander British Maj. Gen. Doug Chalmers hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for a new mission training complex construction project near Murphy Road and 62nd Street at Fort Hood.
Keely Vanacker, the daughter of Fort Hood shooting victim Michael Cahill, asked not only for remembrance of victims during a memorial service Sunday afternoon, but that lessons be learned from the tragedy.
Eight years ago, an Army psychiatrist went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood that killed 12 soldiers and one civilian, wounded dozens and shattered the lives of countless families.
Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11, and the Herald will be covering the events associated with the holiday that recognizes all veterans. Look for the Herald’s annual Veterans Day special section “Salute to Service” inside the Fort Hood Herald and Killeen Daily Herald on Wednesday.
Committee members with the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Memorial in Killeen will hold a short ceremony at the site at 2 p.m. Sunday to mark the eighth anniversary of the tragic event. The public is invited.
The Navy has found that two ship collisions that combined to kill 17 sailors at sea were preventable and caused in part by “multiple failures” by service members who were standing watch the nights of the incidents, the service said Wednesday.
Former generals in the Killeen area are remembering retired Gen. Richard E. Cavazos, who died Sunday at the Army Resident Community in San Antonio.
About 70,000 honorably-discharged veterans from Bell and Coryell counties will soon have the opportunity to find deals online by shopping at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.
Two new American Legion posts were chartered to honor the legacies of two Killeen-area veterans.
FORT HOOD — The cast and crew of the National Geographic miniseries 'The Long Road Home' hosted a premiere screening for Fort Hood soldiers and families at Abrams gym Friday night.
FORT HOOD — Family members of soldiers waited in cold fall weather Friday morning for their loved ones who are soldiers in 1st Cavalry Divisions’ 3rd Armored Brigade Grey Wolf Team.
When a United States flag has become tattered and torn, or becomes unserviceable, it needs to be properly retired according to Title 4, U.S. Code 8k concerning respect for the flag.
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive Oct. 18 at the his off-post residence in Copperas Cove.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials on Monday released the name of a soldier who was pronounced deceased Oct. 16 at the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center due to injuries suffered on Oct. 14 while swimming with friends in Mansfield, Texas.
National Geographic’s “The Long Road Home” cast and crew will host a premiere screening at 7 p.m. Friday for Fort Hood soldiers and their families at Abrams gym at Fort Hood.
The Fort Hood chapter of Heroes on the Water hosted a kayak fishing event at Yowell Ranch in Killeen on Saturday.
A former staff sergeant who served with the Fort Hood master sergeant who Texas Rangers say shot himself following a police pursuit in rural Bell County on Oct. 12 remembered his supervisor as a “perfectionist” and friendly outside of work.
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died of an apparent gunshot wound Oct. 14 in Killeen, according to a news release from the Fort Hood Press Center.
A Killeen war hero was killed in action 75 years ago today.
FORT HOOD — Families and friends rushed to embrace their loved ones early Monday morning as the first group of the 1st Cavalry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team soldiers returned from a nine-month deployment to Kuwait, Iraq and other nations in the Middle East.
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died on post Thursday.
The Fort Hood soldier who shot himself following a police pursuit in rural Bell County on Thursday was a decorated active-duty master sergeant and combat engineer who served multiple combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to post officials.
FORT HOOD — The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center hosted its sixth annual Walk to Remember Saturday at the Fort Hood Spiritual Fitness Center.
The Lampasas County Museum will host Col. Robert A. Wright IV at 2 p.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Killeen officials who recently returned from the annual Association of the United States Army meeting in Washington, D.C., are seeking to use what they learned from up-close-and-personal meetings with top military brass early this week.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood Family Housing in partnership with the Department of Emergency Services and various installation organizations, held its annual National Night Out event at Hood Stadium, from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday.
FORT HOOD - Army officials have released the name of a soldier who died of a long-term illness.
FORT HOOD — The unusually cool weather on Tuesday brought the “sound of freedom” from Fort Hood, rattling some windows and causing some concern among area residents.
BELTON — A soldier returning from deployment surprised his family just before a high school football game Friday — thanks to help from the Belton Independent School District.
The Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter of the Association of the United States Army took two top awards Monday during the annual AUSA meeting in Washington, D.C.
Nearly 140 runners participated in the Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run on Sunday at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.
Sgt. Dominique Greeley of Fort Hood has every right to be proud.