PIDCOKE — Steve Bowyer served two tours in Vietnam during his 22 years in the U.S. Air Force and now suffers from a debilitating lung disease due to exposure to the notorious Agent Orange herbicide, but the 78-year-old says he has no regrets about his time in uniform.
CAIRO — The United Nations Mission to Sudan has issued an emphatic rebuke of what it called an ongoing coup and attempts to undermine the northeast African nation’s fragile democratic transition. Read more
Military News - Fort Hood
Pilots and crews from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, have been flying non-stop over the past week from Fort Hood to the Texas port city of Beaumont in preparation for the brigade’s deployment to support Atlantic Resolve. Soldiers from “Air Cav” have spent months preparing…
The sounds of loud explosions coming from Fort Hood Today are nothing to be afraid of. It is just the engineers from the 36th Engineer Brigade doing some training, officials said.
FORT HOOD — Military families were treated this Saturday at Fort Hood’s annual Fall Festival where they were served food by the organization Cowboy 4 Heroes.
Fort Hood officials are investigating the death of a soldier over the weekend.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Nearly two decades ago, retired Sgt. 1st Class Edward Diggs was diagnosed with hepatitis C. While he could keep the virus in check, the harsh treatment of the disease caused his kidneys to fail ultimately.
A former III Corps and Fort Hood commander with long ties to the post died of cancer on Friday.
Law enforcement officials on Monday morning were seen investigating a death reported near the railroad tracks along Veterans Memorial Boulevard outside Fort Hood’s security fence.
The family of a Fort Hood soldier who failed to report for duty last week told Army officials Sunday night that the soldier is safe and is with family members.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Raymond T. Odierno, a retired Army general who commanded American and coalition forces in Iraq at the height of the war and capped a 39-year career by serving as the Army's chief of staff, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 67.
Update: The family of a Fort Hood soldier who failed to report for duty last week told Army officials Sunday night that the soldier is safe and and is with family members.
Among the 10 veterans recognized for their service to the community after leaving the military on Saturday were a senior pastor of a church, an organ donor, a city councilman and a college chancellor.
A Killeen woman was sentenced this week to time served after beating two juveniles.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — U.S. Army officials unveiled a new resource and training center at Fort Hood on Thursday that aims to create a more supportive culture following reports of murder, suicide and sexual assault at the embattled Texas military installation.
FORT HOOD — Three troopers from the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division and a Belton police officer were given the Bell County Sheriff’s Department’s Life Saving Award on Thursday during a ceremony at Howze Auditorium honoring their actions.
A commissary on Fort Hood is finally open after being closed for several weeks due to repairs and pest mitigation efforts.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Sharon Butler remembers some nervous moments when she was serving as a medical officer with the Texas Army National Guard in Iraq.
A future grand jury will decide whether a Fort Hood soldier will have an armed assault charge raised to a murder charge after police said he shot at another soldier, who later died, after the two left a nightclub in Killeen.
COPPERAS COVE — Lisa Elliott Gilmore was born a male and grew up to become a Purple Heart combat veteran tank driver serving 20 years in the military, but deep down inside she was so completely miserable for so long that suicide eventually seemed the only option.
FORT HOOD — Dozens of Fort Hood troops who helped with Hurricane Ida recovery efforts in Louisiana were awarded medals for their humanitarian service this week.
AUSTIN, Texas — The family of slain U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen, who have been fighting for reforms in how the military handles sexual assault and harassment, inched closer this week to their goal of taking investigations of such cases outside a soldier's direct chain of command.
FORT HOOD — Thursday will be the final day soldiers and other patrons of Fort Hood’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will be able to stable their personally-owned horses at the installation’s Hunt and Saddle Club stables.
KILLEEN — After growing up in extreme poverty working the cotton fields in and around Essex, Mississippi, when 74-year-old Willie Fields dropped out of high school and joined the military in 1964 it was like a breath of fresh air.
Higher rental housing costs and a nationwide housing shortage are causing a financial burden on many service members, so the Department of Defense is authorizing some troops a temporary housing allowance increase through the end of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer told Congress on Tuesday that he knew former President Donald Trump wasn't planning to attack China and that it was his job to reassure the Chinese of this in the phone calls that have triggered outrage from some lawmakers.
The body of Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun, who served with the 1st Cavalry Division, was welcomed home with honors Saturday at the Wichita Dwight Eisenhower International Airport, Kansas, more than 70 years after his death during the Korean War.
Central Texas residents are invited to attend the burial of former Airman 1st Class Randy Otis Sirois, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195, in Killeen.
There were a lot of surprises for everyone in the case of the recovered World War I dog tag of U.S. Army Pvt. William Larkin Villines.
FORT HOOD — The 1st Cavalry Division hosted a parade, reception and interactive displays to celebrate the division’s 100th birthday at Cooper Parade Field on Friday.
Congress has until Sept. 30 to pass an appropriations bill before government funding lapses, triggering a partial shutdown.
The Army’s main criminal investigative arm said it has no previous reports of incidents between a Fort Hood sergeant who was allegedly killed by a corporal who had a previous romantic relationship with her.
More than a hundred people paid their final respects during a funeral service for the first African American command sergeant major of the 1st Cavalry Division, held at the Greater Vision Community Church in Killeen on Thursday.
The Association of the United States Army’s Central Texas chapter is hosting an upcoming car show to raise funds for the association’s 13th annual Toy Drive which offers toys and gifts for military families in need.
Belton resident Tracy McLoud was waving her metal detector across a field on Tuesday when her equipment notified her of a hit.
Dozens of area residents attended the burial of Spc. Billy Mark Guinn of DeSoto, a veteran of the U.S. Army, Wednesday morning at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
A former Belton police officer charged during a Bell County prostitution sting last week was recognized by a deputy when he was arrested.
Fort Hood soldier Cpl. Nakealon Keunte Mosley was served a court order on Aug. 31 concerning a child he had with another soldier. Four days later, on the night of Sept. 4, police say he fatally shot the child’s mother, Sgt. Francine Martinez, soon after she left a Killeen club with friends.
COPPERAS COVE — It was a day he will remember forever.
A civilian journalist with long ties to the 1st Cavalry Division was buried in his adopted hometown of Concord, North Carolina on Saturday after a memorial service honoring his life.
FORT HOOD — The command team for the 1st Cavalry Division officially unveiled Legends Way during a ceremony in front of Cooper Field on Monday.