FORT HOOD — As 120 military academy cadets gathered Thursday to remember one of their own killed in a training accident, members of the 1st Cavalry Division continue to finalize a date to honor eight of their own.

The communities surrounding Fort Hood are mourning the loss of the cadet and soldiers who died when the Army truck they were riding in overturned in high water June 2. Condolences from federal, state and local political leaders continue to pour in to the Army post and to the soldiers’ unit — 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team — from Mayor Jose Segarra of Killeen to President Barack Obama. | 254-501-7554

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