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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

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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.

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The Killeen Police Department on Sunday found a 3rd Cavalry Regiment soldier dead at his off-post residence in Killeen, according to a 3rd Cavalry Regiment spokeswoman. He had died on Saturday of undisclosed reasons.

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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 …

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U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood announced on Monday that a portion of North Nolan Road at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA) would be closed from July 26 until Sept. 14 to replace a cattle guard.

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FORT GORDON, Ga. (AP) — A lightning strike at an Army post in Georgia left one soldier dead and nine others injured Wednesday as a thunderstorm moved through the area, authorities said.

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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…

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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.

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COPPERAS COVE — The United States of America is described as the land of the free and the home of the brave. As the nation celebrates its 246th birthday this year, freedom is maintained by U.S. citizens volunteering to defend the country.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.