FORT HOOD – The Army’s highest ranking officer, Gen James C. McConville, visited Fort Hood and discussed the Warfighter 2021 exercise and “Operation People First” initiative on Thursday.
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Military News - Fort Hood
Killeen gospel singer Jokia’s latest release “Yahweh” has topped a Billboard chart for the first time this week.
At least 35 wounded veterans and first responders arrived on bicycle in Killeen as part of the annual Project Hero Texas Challenge on Wednesday.
New hearings are set to be held in federal court in the case of a Killeen woman who is facing charges related to the death case of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, but four trial dates have been canceled since the case began last year.
FORT HOOD — French and British military officers fired the U.S. Army’s latest main battle tank variant, the Abrams M1A2 SEPV3, known as M1A2C, during a combined arms live-fire training exercise on Fort Hood.
Members of Copperas Cove’s American Legion Post 582 are ready, willing, and able to help area veterans and even needy civilians, but despite being located next door to one of the largest military installations in the country, many people are unaware the organization even exists.
Robert Gray Army Airfield has secured $225,000 in federal funding for two improvement projects.
Approximately 3,000 soldiers from France, the United Kingdom and the U.S. Army have begun a multinational warfighter exercise at Fort Hood.
For the second time in just over six months, the Spc. Vanessa Guillen mural was defaced and leaders of the League of United Latin American Citizens said they will continue to fight for justice for her.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood’s dining facilities for soldiers are undergoing changes in the hope of attracting troopers — especially single soldiers — back through the doors.
FORT HOOD — A 1st Cavalry Division brigade commander is under investigation after allegations of toxic leadership and violating coronavirus quarantines.
The Bell County Commissioners Court honored 10 current and former employees Monday who served during the Vietnam War.
FORT HOOD — The Clear Creek Exchange and Fort Hood’s Defense Commissary Agency teamed together Monday to honor Vietnam veterans on National Vietnam War Veterans Day.
The mother of a 22-year-old man who was killed a year ago in Killeen said the Army should have intervened before a conflict between her son and another man — two men who once were in the same unit on Fort Hood — escalated from vandalism to a fatal shooting.
A defense attorney filed a motion this week attempting to keep a jury from hearing an alleged confession of a woman who is accused of helping her boyfriend cover up the murder of a 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier almost a year ago.
A Killeen man was sentenced to a decade of deferred adjudication probation earlier this week after he admitted to striking a man’s car with his own during a domestic incident last year.
Fort Hood was able to keep the power on at the military post during the historic Texas ice storm last month, but now the “ginormous” energy bill has come in.
Beginning Friday, the hours for drive-thru respiratory coronavirus testing will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
It takes having a small ankle and foot and using a lot of lubrication to remove a GPS monitor without a tamper alert sounding, but that’s just what happened, according to testimony on Thursday in the case of a Harker Heights woman accused of stealing a vehicle belonging to a murdered Fort Ho…
On Nov. 6, 2019, Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, a Fort Hood soldier, died from injuries sustained in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle rollover at Camp Humphreys in South Korea. He had been deployed to South Korea with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
Dead animals that have been noticed in a Fort Hood housing are due to a mix nature, mowing mishaps and “suspected foul play,” a Fort Hood official said this week.
The two congressmen who represent Fort Hood within their districts said Tuesday that they would not sign off on migrants who have entered the country illegally being housed at the Army installation.
Update, March 17: Fort Hood has released the following statement on the issue: “Fort Hood law enforcement and animal control officials are investigating reports of dead animals; initial evidence indicates typical predatory behavior by wild animals, freezing temperatures, mowing mishaps, and …
NOLANVILLE — James Wilkins grew up dirt-poor during the Great Depression of the 1920s and ‘30s, quitting school after sixth grade to go to work and help his parents support his seven brothers and sisters.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Armed Services YMCA partnered with the Salvation Army of Central Texas and former Houston Astros owner and billionaire Drayton McLane to provide 4,000 pounds of food to 200 military families from Fort Hood on Thursday.
A Bell County judge this week decided to reduce the bond of a Florida man accused of raping a woman at a Killeen apartment complex pool more than four and a half years ago.
The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center resumed COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday for people whose second dose was due in February, but one veteran said he was recently turned away from receiving his scheduled second dose.
FORT HOOD — A former Fort Hood Criminal Investigation Division special agent is suspected of poisoning his wife two years ago in Harker Heights, allegedly attempting to acquire a toxin derived from puffer fish, according to an Army Times story released on Saturday.
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center officials announced Saturday a pause in COVID-19 vaccinations starting Monday due to shipment delays. There will be no COVID-19 vaccinations offered at Abrams gym.
A trial date has been set for later this year in a federal case against an ex-Fort Hood soldier accused of shooting his pistol at a soldier earlier this month on post.
Sixty days after the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee released its findings of Fort Hood’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, the post commander said progress is being made.
A Fort Hood soldier was indicted by a Bell County grand jury on a murder charge after police said he choked a woman to death at a Killeen hotel in 2019.
Coronavirus vaccines at Fort Hood’s Abrams Gym will be administered by “appointment only” until further notice, according to a news release from Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
The general who was the highest ranking officer on Fort Hood at the time of the disappearance and death of Spc. Vanessa Guillen has received a new assignment from the Army.
FORT HOOD — Four soldiers were honored Tuesday for their actions in taking down a gunman at Fort Hood on Feb. 6.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Master Sgt. Chris McPhee moved to Central Texas last summer from Virginia, and so the icy weather conditions last week were not a big adjustment for him and his family.
FORT HOOD – Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's primary care clinics, COVID-19 vaccine site, COVID-19 testing sites and patient services will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to hazardous road conditions. The hospital remains open for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delive…
An ex-Fort Hood soldier has pleaded not guilty to a federal armed assault charge after officials said he shot three .45-caliber pistol rounds at a soldier last weekend on post.
Fort Hood officials have closed the post today due to inclement weather. Fort Hood will be closed for the remainder of the day. Only mission essential personnel should report for duty, according to a news release from Fort Hood.