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Across The Fort

Fort Hood celebrates its diamond anniversary

On Sept. 18, 1942, then-Camp Hood opened up as a tank destroyer training camp in response to the German tanks of World War II. Read more

1st Cavalry Division rides into 96th year

Fort Hood’s 1st Cavalry Division celebrated its 96th active year on Sept. 13 during a ceremony at the 1st Cavalry Division Museum. Read more

Fallen First Team soldiers honored during memorial rededication ceremony

The 1st Cavalry Division honored its most recent losses in Afghanistan by adding the names of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifi… Read more

From the Frontlines

First Cavalry Division soldiers, family members reunite

It was an emotional Monday morning at Cooper Field, as soldiers of 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade Headquarters were reunit… Read more

Women in Uniform: Tanks are not just for men anymore

For women, keeping an Army battle tank ready for combat at any given moment is a new frontier. Read more

What the Marines’ new fire base means for the fight against the Islamic State and the battle of Mosul

Over the weekend, Marine Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin was killed during a rocket attack on his fire base in northern Iraq. Read more


On the Homefront

Independence days: Staying strong while your spouse is deployed

When your spouse embarks on his or her new assignment, you must tackle a mission of your own: holding down the fort and keeping your… Read more

Get ready for vacation on a budget

Are you planning a weekend vacation soon? Do you want to have fun yet not break the bank? If you can spare some time to plan, you wi… Read more

Caliber Academy graduates give new vehicle to veterans’ family

KILLEEN — Transitioning soldiers in Caliber Collision’s “Changing Lanes” program graduated with a new career path in collision repair. Read more

Sports and Leisure

Area residents compete in Invictus Games

The Invictus Games were held May 8-12 at the Walt Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., and two area competitor… Read more

Who says you can’t catch a big bass in flood water conditions?

As you are all aware with the rain we’ve had, both Belton and Stillhouse lakes are at well above full pool. In fact, Belton’s full l… Read more

Allen Memorial fishing tourney a big success

On Saturday, the 7th Annual Brig. Gen. Charles B. Allen Memorial Bass Tournament took place at Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir. Read more

Stork Report

Fort Hood births

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Read more