Military News - Fort Hood

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BELTON — After hearing testimony from four veterans, including the defendant, at a sentencing hearing on Thursday, a Bell County judge sentenced a Killeen man to eight years of deferred adjudication probation for two second-degree felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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This weekend is packed with events tailored to a variety of interests and hobbies. The semi-annual Hood Howdy event will be at Club Hood, welcoming new soldiers and their families to Fort Hood. If golfing with friends is your thing, check out the Phantom Warrior Golf Scramble, or head to the…

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The Central Texas Chapter of the Military Officer Association of America will host John. S. Vasser, provost of University of Mary Hardin Baylor, as the guest speaker at its monthly member meeting on Friday.

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Central Texas College will host a military history presentation in the campus library at noon Feb. 25. Featured speaker is Steve Draper, director/curator of Fort Hood’s 1st Cavalry Division Museum. Also scheduled are Texas A&M University-Central Texas faculty members Timothy Hemmis, assi…

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The chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board is asking people to attend the funeral service for a Navy veteran who will be buried this week in Killeen, with no family expected to attend.

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FORT HOOD — Fort Hood soldiers have a new option for getting a meal on post as the The Culinary Outpost food truck opened up for business on Thursday in front of III Corps headquarters.

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The 1st Cavalry Division’s Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion loaded their vehicles onto rail cars this week at the Fort Hood Rail Operations Center as they prepare to deploy in support of Defender 20, a joint U.S. Army multinational training exercise series scheduled through May in cen…

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Veterans in Central Texas can receive free dental work Feb. 21 and 22 at Fairway Middle School, 701 Whitlow Drive, Killeen. The free dental work is part of a charity event of the Texas Mission of Mercy.

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Every other week, Copperas Cove residents set their green bins with cardboard, paper, plastic and aluminum cans by the curbs. Recycle trucks roll through the neighborhoods, collecting the materials.

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In order to help Killeen residents who may need a passport but can't necessarily make the trip to the post office during normal business hours, the main office in Killeen, 300 N. 10th St, will be holding a passport fair from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday.