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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy spotlighting the need for urgent international action to deal with those allegedly linked to the extremist group in prisons and … Read more

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KILLEEN — The wind blew so hard at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Saturday that the members of the Salado Civil Air Patrol, who posted the colors for those in attendance to say the Pledge of Allegiance, visibly flexed their muscles in a successful effort to keep the flags upright.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — One Army general, 20 young boys and Vince Lombardi recently spent an afternoon together at the College of Charleston at one of Meminger Elementary’s after-school programs. Brig. Gen. Jason Kelly, the South Atlantic Division commander, met with the students of Boys With A P…

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The US Fish and Wildlife Service from Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, in conjunction with the Fort Hood Department of Public Works Natural and Cultural Resources Management Branch, will conduct prescribed burns today in live fire training areas LF85 & LF86.

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Fort Hood will soon open the first Veterans of Foreign Wars post on an active-duty installation in the United States, post officials announced Thursday.

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A Fort Hood staff sergeant, who worked on post as an investigator with the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division, was sentenced to 70 years in prison for murdering his wife with puffer fish poison, U.S. Army officials confirmed Thursday.

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During the early morning hours on Dec. 17, the 797th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 71st EOD Group, participated in their specialized physical training event with a special guest for the day; none other than the United Kingdom’s Maj. Gen Michael Keating, who is also the deputy commande…

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A partnership between the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division and Compost Facility here, along with Dominion Energy, Pike Electric and Fort Hood Family Housing revitalized and cultivated a green space named the Comanche Community Garden over the course of several months.

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Taking a step down memory lane, the current commander of the 302nd Dutch Squadron, 166th Aviation Brigade, First Army–Division West, shared an update on the training squadron with former Royal Netherland’s commanders as the unit marked its 25th year of training here Dec. 8.

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Smoke from a controlled burn at Fort Hood could bee seen throughout Killeen on Tuesday, and more smoke is expected to rise from Army training areas today.