Chapter 29 of the Disabled American Veterans, or DAV, will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday with social distancing practices in place, according to the organization’s Facebook page.
NEW YORK (AP) — In an embarrassing about-face, the New York Times said Thursday that an opinion piece it ran by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton advocating the use of federal troops to quell nationwide protests about police mistreatment of black Americans did not meet its standards. Read more
Military News - Fort Hood
FORT HOOD – Troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse” were in the field this week for a command post training exercise designed to practice not only their warfighting readiness but also safety protocols to protect themselves against a new enemy — COVID-19.
Fort Hood will soon have 5G cell towers.
It was one of half a dozen training accidents reported in 2019 concerning Fort Hood units.
It has been four years since a vehicle rollover accident killed eight soldiers and a cadet and injured three others on Fort Hood, however, the Army is still not disclosing findings of its crash investigation.
BELTON — Amiee Hearn of Killeen, organizer of a search for missing Fort Hood soldier Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, said more than 100 volunteers showed up Saturday morning at Miller Springs Park.
As the search continues for Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, a missing soldier from Fort Hood, another Facebook page has been created to raise awareness.
FORT HOOD — As the rain poured and taps sounded Monday, more than 20 soldiers and civilians stood at attention; paying their respects to the more than 450, 4th Infantry Division soldiers who gave their lives for America during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In the heat and under sunny skies in Killeen Friday, chanting rang out near one of the entrances to Fort Hood.
A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead early Thursday was being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said, but divulged few details as to why.
As the search for missing Fort Hood soldier Pfc. Vanessa Guillen continues, Fort Hood officials provided an update on the investigation.
Friday will mark one month since Fort Hood soldier Pfc. Vanessa Guillen went missing. Since then, there has been no word on her whereabouts.
Fort Hood leaders hosted a Facebook virtual town hall Tuesday to answer questions about lifting some restrictions on post that were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fort Hood officials have changed some of the previous restrictions in the new general orders, written by Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt, deputy commander of III Corps and Fort Hood.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Space Force — the newest branch of the armed services — now has its own flag.
A multi-ship helicopter flyover to honor healthcare professionals in the Central Texas area in recognition of their ongoing fight against COVID-19 will take place from 9:12 to 11:32 a.m. May 15.
Roughly 260 medical personnel from the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade, returned to III Corps and Fort Hood Monday after supporting COVID-19 efforts in New York City.
Drivers on Fort Hood are being advised to plan different routes if they typically drive through the intersection of Clark Road and Ovnand Boulevard at West Fort Hood.
Nearly one dozen area residents gathered at the Harker Heights Armed Forces Career Center on Sunday morning to give a patriotic send-off to four recruits who are leaving for Army basic training today.
HARKER HEIGHTS — A set of twins earned bars of gold Saturday afternoon.
A group of organizers is asking the public to help send off some Army recruits at 10 a.m. Sunday in Harker Heights.
Some Killeen residents took notice of military training in the evening sky earlier this week.
BELTON — If there was a good day for roofing a house, Thursday was just about perfect.
FORT HOOD — A Killeen man who spent several weeks in Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit left the Fort Hood hospital Thursday afternoon amid a host of clapping and cheering medical staff.
Texas will soon begin relaxing travel restrictions in connection with the COVID-19 response.
Military police are continuing to search for a soldier who went missing from her post on Fort Hood last week, leaving her keys and identification behind.
Two Army wives are doing what they can to provide needed non-perishable food items and other supplies.
A Fort Hood woman was left reeling after she said that Fort Hood police told her to call the trash department when she reported that she had found a stolen gravestone near her yard on post on Monday.
Face masks have become difficult to find during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially now that soldiers on Fort Hood are required to wear one when they are unable to keep proper social distancing measures.
W E Rainwater was born in Dallas on a Saturday to Edward and Estella Rainwater, and the father of one, grandfather of one, great-grandfather of three, and great-great-grandfather of one who served with the U.S. Army during World War II is celebrating his 95th birthday Saturday in Killeen.
WASHINGTON — Soldiers who have continued to serve during the coronavirus pandemic can now accumulate an additional 60 days of leave, or vacation time, according to new guidance.
The mission wasn’t quite what they had trained for.
Some Fort Hood soldiers are now on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 to help ensure some city governments around the nation can get the supplies they need to combat the virus.
While nearly 250 Fort Hood medical soldiers are deployed to New York to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, other local soldiers have deployed to various cities in the country.
FORT HOOD — Soldiers and spouses alike have jumped into action, helping some units within the 1st Cavalry Division create food pantries for their soldiers and families who may need to use them.