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Boat lovers and water sports enthusiasts are converging from ports far and wide this week on the Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Show, where more than 1,000 powerboats, luxury cruisers, fishing boats and personal watercraft will be on display.

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At 5-feet, 2-inches tall and 115 or so pounds, Larissa Gehring may not look like someone who pumps iron at the gym. But the mother of one and staff sergeant in the Army National Guard more than holds her own as a member of Fort Hood’s championship Phantom Warrior Powerlifting Team.

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REPUBLIC OF KOREA — The steam from the hot cup of coffee floated in the air past a monitor showing various thermal camera angles of the same scene. A shot of a M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle sitting in a battle position. A shot of the mountainside the Bradley is facing in the distance where p…

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The past year was a busy one for Fort Hood. Deployments, redeployments, training and more filled calendar year 2019 for the troops stationed at “The Great Place,” along with many changes in unit leadership.

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Armed with white, mesh nets and fanned out in a training area, biologists and volunteers, from the Adaptive and Integrative Management program, can be found searching for monarch butterflies at Fort Hood.

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Contamination has been a continuous problem at Fort Hood Recycle. Plagued with non-recyclable materials like food waste, diapers and sharps, the recycle program is having to deal with dead animal remains on a weekly basis.

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It’s Christmas day, and children around the world are waking up with excitement and running to see what Santa left them under the Christmas tree. Then running to wake their parents, so they can get to the good part — opening them.

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For members of the military community it is no exception to spend the holidays away from home. Deployments, training schedules and changing duty stations affect holiday celebrations in many ways.

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KILLEEN — More than 100 people stood in line at Texas A&M University-Central Texas waiting to be shuttled to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to help place a wreath on every grave — nearly 10,000.

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“Garryowen” will honor the life of one of its recently-lost troops on Monday, celebrating the life of a soldier who earlier in the year helped lead their team to an overall fourth-place finish at the Gainey Cup, the competition for the world’s best cavalry scout team.

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FORT IRWIN, California — Through the use of five imperatives, safety, accountability, maintenance, simplicity and attitude, the 3rd Cavalry Regiment achieved a successful rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

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The Department of Defense announced in November the annual cost of living adjustments that will benefit military retirees and survivors during calendar year 2020. Most military retirees will receive a 1.6 percent increase to their retired pay beginning with the pay they receive on Jan. 1, 20…

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Retired U.S. Army Maj. Harlan “Rip” VanWinkle planned to pursue a career in forestry after graduating from high school in 1958, but growing up in the tiny town of Iredell, about 90 miles north of Fort Hood, the 17-year-old found he was not prepared for college life.