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FORT HOOD — Col. Chuck Hensley, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade commander, held a patch ceremony for four National Guard units Wednesday morning at North Fort Hood, signifying cohesion among the units in anticipation of the brigade’s yearlong deployment to Kosovo early next year.
Engineers assigned to Company A of the 91st “Saber” Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st “Ironhorse” Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division fire a simulated mine clearing line charge at an obstacle during a combined arms live fire exercise with tankers assigned to the 2nd “Stallion” Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment as a part of Ironhorse Rampage, Nov. 12, at Fort Hood, Texas. Saber engineers cleared the obstacle for Stallion Soldiers to move through. From Nov. 4 to 22, Soldiers of the Ironhorse Brigade participated in Ironhorse Rampage by conducting various training exercises preparing for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center.
The 1st “Ironhorse” Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, completed Ironhorse Rampage on Nov. 4-22.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s top military leader pleaded with Congress on Monday to complete the defense bill before year’s end as Democrats and Republicans on the Armed Services committees reached agreement on compromise legislation to pay for warfighters, ships and aircraft.
Growing up in Killeen, I dreamed of the bigger cities I’d live in someday, of careers and a more hustled atmosphere than what Texas provided. But as I grow older, I find it easier to return to this place I left nearly 25 years ago.
Seven U.S. Army Operational Test Command employees were part of a team that won an Army Acquisition Excellence award last week at the 37th annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
For a varied group of committed elementary students, archery seems to fill a valuable niche.
Army Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, center, talks with Afghan National Army officials Wednesday, May 29, 2013, about supplies for a medic training course at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan.
Among the many awards of appreciation given to Gen. James D. Thurman upon retirement, there was one to elicit laughter from the crowd.
Two Fort Hood units said they are still on target for rotations at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in early 2014, despite tightening budgets.
The 1st Cavalry Division gave a traditional welcome Thursday to the newest member of its command team.
Shilo Inn to host Killeen chamber mixer Thursday
Despite the fears of another round of sequestration looming, two Fort Hood units said they are still on target for rotations at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in early 2014.
(NAPSI)—Good news for people concerned about employment in America today: Well-paying jobs in the manufacturing sector—actually, more than 600,000 of them—are waiting for workers who have been properly trained.
As the Apache helicopter landed Thursday, soldiers ran out to meet it with fuel and ammo, preparing it for the next round of simulated battle.
(Family Features) Most people prefer to stay in their home or apartment for as long as possible. The best way to make this a reality is to plan ahead of time to make the amenities in your home as safe and accessible as possible. It can be hard to imagine that tasks around the house that were once done with ease can one day pose a challenge. Anticipating the challenge and planning accordingly may allow you to remain in your home for an extended period of time. Often, with some minor modifications, your home can be adapted to help you stay as long as possible even with some loss of mobility.
Leadership Killeen meeting Wednesday
Copperas Cove residents will enjoy lower insurance rates thanks to the majority vote on Tuesday to build a fourth fire station.
For nearly 40 years, the U.S. Army Operational Test Command has trained and hired interns from various Army programs, providing the Army’s only independent operational tester a competitive way to sustain and develop their civilian workforce.
(BPT) - America’s restaurant and foodservice industry provides jobs and careers for 13 million people – 10 percent of our nation’s workforce. While restaurants serve as a stepping stone for many – one in three Americans got their first job experience in a restaurant – it’s also an industry of tremendous opportunity, where individuals of all backgrounds are given the opportunity to move up the ladder and succeed. In fact, 80 percent of restaurant owners began their careers as hourly workers in the industry.
HOUSTON — The scene in a city-owned building may look like a hurricane has swept through Houston: Nurses giving vaccine shots, people scurrying around with files and papers and officials leaning over computers helping bleary-eyed parents fill out forms as their children munch on free pretzels.
A gathering of elementary student council officers in Killeen might prove to be a preview of tomorrow’s area leadership.
On Nov. 5, the residents of Copperas Cove will be asked to approve $6 million in funds for the construction of a new fire and police substation for the eastern portion of the city, specifically in the area of the Five Hills shopping center.
At a yoga studio in Washington recently, practitioners breathed, bent, twisted and stretched their way to a happier state. They left more relaxed, more energized, with better posture and a renewed outlook. But there was one curious thing: Of the 24 people in the room, only four were men.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who’s always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
Belton Senior Activity Center’s annual Christmas party is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.