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COPPERAS COVE — For Preteen Miss Five Hills Kaydence Roberts, Saturday, June 6, will close a royal chapter in her life. Roberts, daughter of Staff Sergeant Devon Roberts who serves in the 1st Cavalry Division, Headquarters Battalion, will crown her successor on Saturday.

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COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove High School 2020 graduate Jerome Gaillard had to make a decision that most seniors only dream of. Both the U. S. Air Force Academy and the U. S. Naval Academy offered him a slot in their preparatory schools. Approximately 12 percent of students applying to the m…

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What a priceless gift we are each given in the U.S., to be able to celebrate and benefit from a holiday we most likely gave no sacrifice for. How interesting it is, that a holiday that is made up from 0.4 percent of the U.S. population is one in which so many Americans partake in?

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COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove High School senior Donovon Blow represents a long family history of service members that served honorably in the military. With his recent appointment to the United States Military Academy Preparatory School, he is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, …

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Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt, III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commander, and Col. Jason Wesbrock, Fort Hood Garrison commander, hosted a Facebook virtual town hall on Tuesday to answer questions about the most recent order lifting some restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How do soldiers stay ready while maintaining social distancing? For the tankers of D Troop, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, you turn to online gaming.

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KILLEN — Ferrying ammunition and other supplies to front line U.S. troops during the famed “Battle of the Bulge” was harrowing duty for young deuce-and-a-half driver W E Rainwater, who earned a total of four Bronze Star medals for his actions during World War II.

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Life as an infantry soldier is a little different now-a-days. With social distancing guidelines in place, including Fort Hood, noncommissioned officers are adapting while training soldiers.

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Redeploying an armored brigade combat team from overseas requires extensive planning and risk mitigation and involves lots of moving parts. It is never simple, but add in the element of fighting a global pandemic at the same time and a unit is faced with additional challenges.

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Soldiers are used to functioning as small teams, which is why the role of a squad leader is integral to the success of a unit. In the fight against COVID-19, small team leaders are finding themselves faced with a new mission.

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NOTE: Some events may have been canceled due to COVID-19. Please call ahead to confirm.

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If watching gorgeous sunsets and great movies from the comfort of your own vehicle sounds like an enjoyable night out, then the new Globe Drive-in Theater at Brushy Creek Amphitheater in Hutto might be just the ticket.

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Heroes on the Water: The Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water has announced its 2020 Kayak Fishing Event schedule.