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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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New U.S. Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth paid a visit to Fort Hood on Thursday, making it her first visit to a major military installation since assuming her duties on May 28.

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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.

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Over the weekend and on May 31, local cities and organizations will hold ceremonies to honor the nation’s veterans who have either fallen in combat or have otherwise died.

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Over the weekend and on May 31, local cities and organizations will hold ceremonies to honor the nation’s veterans who have either fallen in combat or have otherwise died.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9192, 301 Wolf St., in Killeen is hosting a shuffle board tournament Sunday, which is open to the public.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.