Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center administrative offices and clinics will modify hours Friday in observance of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden on Thursday.
BANGKOK (AP) — The United Nations’ office in Myanmar expressed concern Thursday about escalating human rights abuses after reports that a group opposed to the junta may have executed 25 civilians it captured and allegations that troops had burned down a village. Read more
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president.
A deadly weekend mass shooting in Austin’s famed entertainment district arose from a feud between two groups of Central Texas teenagers, according to a police affidavit filed Wednesday.
A commission to rename military installations named after Confederate soldiers was at Fort Hood on Wednesday to gather information on what the parameters should be when making recommendations for what the new names will be, however, the series of meetings was closed to the public and media o…
Justice couldn’t come soon enough for the protesters who gathered on Wednesday afternoon outside the federal courthouse in Waco to chant, “Lock her up!” and “Justice for Vanessa now!” while passing drivers honked in agreement. Others gripped signs proclaiming, “Justice delayed is justice den…
The U.S. Army has hidden or downplayed the extent to which its firearms disappear, significantly understating losses and thefts even as some weapons are used in street crimes.
KEMPNER — When he finished high school, East Texas native Phillip Crutchfield knocked around for a few years, trying to figure out his next move, when he finally decided to follow in the footsteps of a long line of family who served in the military.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, reintroduced the Servicemember Safety and Security Act on Tuesday, a bipartisan bill which would require military installations to review and improve policies and procedures for reporting missing servicemembers and to partner with local and federal law enforce…
FORT HOOD — Soldiers, veterans and their families across III Corps and Fort Hood gathered Monday to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 246th birthday.
Blood donations are essential to everyone’s health and a great way to give back to the community. While veterans, in particular, know about the importance of blood donations, many of them have not been able to donate for decades.
More than a year after the murder of a 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier on post, the case continues to attract the attention of national television news programs such as ABC’s “20/20.”
FORT HOOD — III Corps and Fort Hood units will have a variety of events on June 14, which is Monday, to mark the U.S. Army’s 246th birthday.
A federal grand jury earlier this week added to its indictment against an ex-Fort Hood soldier accused of shooting his handgun at a soldier on post in February.
When Era Cook enlisted in the Army Reserve right after high school graduation, she planned on staying in long enough to qualify for education benefits for college and then moving on with her life.
Heroes of the Second World War, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving interviews with World War II combat veterans for future generations, is in the Fort Hood area to interview surviving veterans of WWII.
U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, announced on Friday an additional $17.6 million in funding for Fort Hood barracks.
The overcast skies lent a somber air Monday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. A light rain came down, seeming as even the heavens were mourning the loss of the American service members who gave their lives in service to their nation.
As part of an annual event to honor the veterans who have either fallen or otherwise passed away, and their family members, a few hundred people from the community placed American flags in front of every headstone at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Army soldier has been arrested in connection with the 2019 death of his former girlfriend’s baby, Tempe police said Thursday.
A Killeen woman was indicted by a Bell County grand jury this week on a third-degree felony charge after police said she embezzled more than $76,000, from the VFW post in Harker Heights.
Fort Hood is allowing families of those buried in cemeteries in live-fire areas between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday.
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation on Tuesday announced the return of its “Military Kids Have Talent” contest, a virtual event spotlighting the talents of America’s military and veteran kids.
The Central Texas chapter of Our Community Salutes, a national nonprofit, held a virtual ceremony on Facebook Saturday to honor high school seniors from Killeen and other areas in Central Texas who raised their right hands to serve in the military.
FORT HOOD — The 3rd Cavalry Regiment unveiled a newly renovated Soldier and Family Readiness Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Hood on Friday.
Fort Hood’s commanding general has released a revised mask policy for unvaccinated and fully vaccinated personnel on post.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Jennifer Ballou never had any intention of joining the military, but when a coworker told the Cleveland, Ohio, native about enlisting, she decided that sounded like an excellent idea.
A Fort Hood soldier was sentenced to a term of probation after a verbal domestic argument escalated into an armed standoff with Killeen police last year.
According to 2019 polls, only 29% of youth ages 17 to 24 can qualify for military service. So for those high school seniors brave enough to raise their right hands and join the armed forces, a national nonprofit is standing up to ensure these brave young men and women are recognized and hono…
The U.S. Army on Tuesday sent out a request for public feedback on the environmental impact of a new mobile air defense system that will be fielded soon at Fort Hood and other III Corps installations.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas celebrated the graduation of 17 cadets in their ROTC program who officially received their promotions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army in a ceremony at the university on Monday.
A bill that would expand state reimbursement for lost property tax revenue due to the 100% disabled veterans property tax exemption, known as House Bill 125, is effectively dead after it failed to get to a floor vote by midnight Thursday, which was the deadline for bills to be voted on in th…
An Austin man who was indicted last year on an aggravated assault charge after an alleged hit-and-run in Killeen was re-indicted on a murder charge after one of the victims, a former soldier, died just over six months after the alleged incident.
FORT HOOD — Recently assigned soldiers to the 13th Sustainment Command’s new Green Company participated in team building activities at Leadership Reaction Course as part of the command’s new “People First” integration and reception process on Fort Hood this week.
First Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team will be holding an assumption of command on Friday in Poland.
The Killeen Food Care Center will be partnering with the Military Family Advisory Network to distribute free groceries to 650 military families Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All active duty, retired and veteran families qualify for the event, including members of the National Guard and Reserve.
The Department of Defense announced Monday that Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks is traveling to Texas, where she will visit Army Futures Command in Austin and meet with commander Gen, John M. “Mike” Murray and personnel for an overview of their mission.