Current and former airborne-certified service members and veterans are invited to take part in a meet and greet on Tuesday at a Killeen brewery.
Israeli police and medics say a gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem’s Old City, wounding eight Israelis in a suspected Palestinian attack that came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza. Two of the victims were in serious condition after the attack early Sunday. The shooting took place as the bus waited in a parking lot near the Western Wall, which is considered the holiest site where Jews can pray. The attack in Jerusalem follows a tense week between Israel and the Palestinians, including three days of fighting in Gaza after Israel killed Islamic Jihad commanders there and the killing of three Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank. Read more
Military News - Fort Hood
A “suspect” was apprehended on a federal arrest warrant Thursday night at Fort Hood, officials said.
FORT HOOD — Families of soldiers were escorted to viewing areas on a Fort Hood firing range Thursday, where they were given a demonstration of Army gunnery training.
NORFOLK, Va. — Renaming nine U.S. Army posts — including Fort Hood— that honor Confederate officers would cost a total of $21 million if the installations rebrand everything from welcome marquees and street signs to water towers and hospital doors, according to an independent commission.
A civilian was arrested by military police Tuesday in an on-post family housing area, according to Fort Hood officials.
Marijuana decriminalization in Killeen and Harker Heights may affect Fort Hood’s growth in the future, according to some high-ranking retired Army officers, including a four-star general, from the Fort Hood area.
Junior ROTC cadets from Killeen High School and Ellison High School got together at Ellison for a week-long training session to sharpen up their drill and color guard skills to enhance their chances to win at future JROTC drill competitions.
An Army veteran who was facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to participating in the theft of $2.1 million worth of military gear from Fort Hood received a prison sentence plus a hefty restitution payment.
A staff sergeant from a Fort Hood brigade has died in a “vehicle related incident” in eastern Europe, Army officials confirmed on Tuesday.
Pfc. Brandon Rosecrans was born to be a soldier, according to a family member who spoke with the Herald recently, but Rosecrans wasn’t fated to die a valiant soldier’s death on some faraway battlefield. Instead, the Fort Hood soldier was shot and killed in Harker Heights while asleep in his …
An Army soldier died Thursday in Lithuania after his car fell off a drawbridge into a river, according to European media reports and Army officials.
Two juveniles are being accused by Fort Hood investigators of multiple thefts and storing dozens of stolen items in an area of post housing.
FORT HOOD — The 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment “Garryowen” is in the process of laying the groundwork for how the Army will utilize robotic combat vehicles to enhance combat lethality in the future.
The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade will hold a change of command ceremony July 26 at Storck Barracks in Illesheim, Germany, approximately a month before the unit will begin returning to Fort Hood from a nine-month European deployment. Col. Timothy Jaeger will take command of the brigade from Col. R…
Killeen resident James Henry has a concern — the retired U.S. Navy corpsman and Vietnam veteran has found not one, but two U.S. flags in dumpsters since the beginning of July.
A Killeen woman was sentenced to months in jail after police said she helped to cover up the murder of a Fort Hood soldier more than two years ago.
Only one person in Saturday’s fiery head-on collision survived the accident which claimed three lives, according to details released Sunday by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
FORT HOOD — After two decades of small-unit combat during the War on Terror, the threats from peer or near-peer adversaries such as Russia and China have necessitated the Army return to the days of large-scale combat operations.
A meeting with Army leadership at Fort Hood Tuesday went “great,” according to Natalie Khawam, lawyer for the family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, a soldier who was brutally murdered in a Fort Hood arms room in 2020.
The Military Family Advisory Network released its biennial survey findings on military and veteran family life on Thursday.
A former soldier who now resides in Austin was sentenced Wednesday to 24 months in prison for assault on law enforcement officers, according to a news release by U.S. Attorney Ashley C. Hoff of the Western District of Texas.
FORT HOOD — Three Fort Hood soldiers were honored as heroes for saving the life of another soldier who collapsed while running.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials on Wednesday confirmed that a juvenile had been taken into custody Sunday on weapons charges, clarifying a “possible gun” incident in the Pershing Park area of Fort Hood Family Housing.
Fort Hood’s top headquarters unit — III Corps — announced Wednesday that 14 soldiers under III Corps command were discharged from the Army last month for refusing to take the coronavirus vaccine.
Fort Hood has experienced a decline in estimated economic impact, according to a biennial report from the office of Texas Comptroller Glenn Hagar.
Despite repeated questions from the Herald on Monday and Tuesday, Fort Hood has released no new details about man armed with a “possible gun” at a Fort Hood housing area on Sunday.
Update Wednesday July 13, 2022: Fort Hood officials on Wednesday confirmed that a senior enlisted leader had been court martialed on several offenses for having an affair with one of his junior soldiers.
Fort Hood’s main gate experienced a temporary closure Friday morning, though lanes reopened within an hour, according to Fort Hood officials.
WEST FORT HOOD — Friends, family, and workers of the unit charged with testing equipment to make sure soldiers fight with the best gear possible held its change of command ceremony Thursday.
COPPERAS COVE — Fort Hood will soon have a new top commander, according to British Maj. Gen. Michael Keating, on exchange from the United Kingdom and assigned as Fort Hood’s deputy commander for support.
FORT HOOD — In a dual ceremony Thursday morning, one brigade from the 1st Cavalry Division signified its readiness to deploy to Europe with the man selected to take them there. During the ceremony, the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team’s leadership changed from Col. Justin Reese to Col. John G…
FORT HOOD — After a couple of months of discussion, Killeen and Fort Hood officials sat down Wednesday to sign an intergovernmental support agreement that allows Killeen to take over Fort Hood’s animal services facilities and duties, and handle collection of stray animals on the Army post.
WASHINGTON — To help compete for top talent, the Army has updated its regulations for tattoos, cutting processing times for new recruits who have the body art. Secretary of the Army Christine E. Wormuth made it official June 23 signing the updated directive that allows recruits and current s…
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood’s 89th Military Police Brigade earned the title of III Armored Corps’ “Best Squad” Saturday after multiple days of grueling competition in the Army’s inaugural challenge that tests teamwork at the squad level.
A Fort Hood soldier was “seriously injured” during a training accident on a live-fire range at the post on Thursday, Army officials confirmed.
FORT HOOD — Family members, friends and colleagues alike were joined together at Hildner Field on Friday to witness the change of command ceremony of Fort Hood’s 407th Army Field Support Brigade from Col. Carl Mason to Col. Jennifer Karim.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — A Copperas Cove, Texas, native is serving aboard USS Annapolis, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.