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Soldiers from 13th Sustainment Command hosted a group of Boy Scouts and leaders from Troop 845 from Coppell for a tour of Fort Hood on Nov. 16.
Nearly 6,000 soldiers and their families were able to relax and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner courtesy of the post’s dining facilities.
FORT HOOD — Nearly 6,000 soldiers and their families were able to relax and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner courtesy of the post’s dining facilities.
Among the many awards of appreciation given to Gen. James D. Thurman upon retirement, there was one to elicit laughter from the crowd.
Major Bryan Woods, his wife, Melodi, and their four children will not be together for the holidays.
GATESVILLE — The city, along with First Army Division West, honored veterans and service members of the United States Armed Forces with a ceremony on the local football field Nov. 11.
BELTON — On Veterans Day weekend, about 1,000 soldiers from the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command, were invited to participate in the festivities of a Military Appreciation Day football game at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
COPPERAS COVE — Sgt. Angela Hughes was always interested in nursing, but wasn’t up to the role right out of high school.
I was raised with tradition, taught to respect my elders, my country, and all who come across my path. I was reared by my grandparents. My grandfather migrated to the United States from Czechoslovakia during the Nazi regime and he valued freedom in the deepest sense. His heart swelled with pride when he found I was marrying a military man.
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.
Military Appreciation Day is Saturday on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus in Crusader Stadium.
As part of a look at the 20th Engineer Battalion in the wake of Nov. 5, 2009, I interviewed Casey Andrysiak, the wife of the commander and senior adviser to the battalion’s family readiness group. The battalion was less than three months from deployment, and during the mass shooting, the battalion lost four soldiers and another 11 were injured.
Instead of sleeping in on a lazy Saturday, 3rd Cavalry Regiment troopers opted to trade in their uniforms for orange vests, gloves and trash bags.
Military history was alive at Fort Hood on Friday morning as collectors displayed restored military vehicles and equipment for the community.
Whether it is participating in a food drive, cleaning up trash or repairing a fence, the spirit of altruism is alive and well in Bell and Coryell counties.
FORT HOOD — Military history was alive at Fort Hood on Friday morning as collectors displayed restored military vehicles and equipment for the community.
Clothing, hygiene giveaway set for today
HARKER HEIGHTS — Mother Nature held her breath Saturday allowing the fifth annual Veterans Welcome Home celebration to go off without a hitch.
Twelve years ago, the United States was attacked by terrorists. The World Trade Center in New York City was destroyed, thousands lost their lives, and millions more were forever impacted by this travesty.
For the past 12 years, the brave men and women of the United States have continuously deployed to combat zones across the globe in support of the war on terrorism and the defense of freedom.
Warrior Transition Brigade commander, Col. John Kolessar, presents a certificate of appreciation to Lt. Col. Esther King, who was the guest speaker for the brigade’s joint celebration of Women’s Equality Day with Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. The event commemorates the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Kolessar added to King’s remarks by telling the Soldiers that they have been a part of the global push for women’s equality either indirectly or directly through their service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The man convicted of the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting moved from Bell County Jail to the Army’s death row Friday.
FORT HOOD — The house of grief is very large, Kerry Cahill said when speaking to the media about the sentencing of her father’s killer.
PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — It’s 2230, dark, the sound of military vehicles rumble in the motor pool. The soldiers of 1st Platoon, 402nd Sapper Company, huddle together and join hands. With heads bowed and eyes closed, 1st Lt. Kenny Klinner begins to pray.
The unit ministry team for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division held a Ramadan fast-breaking service for more than 60 soldiers and family members Aug. 6 at the Ohana Place.
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.