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.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden begins his first visit to the U.N. General Assembly ready to make the case to world leaders that after closing the book on 20 years of war, the U.S. aims to rally allies and adversaries to work together on a slew of crises including the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read more
Military News - Fort Hood
FORT HOOD — The command team for the 1st Cavalry Division officially unveiled Legends Way during a ceremony in front of Cooper Field on Monday.
A bombshell book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa allege that the nation’s top military officer was so afraid of then President Donald Trump starting a war that he made calls to China’s top military leader to ensure a war would be averted.
Around three dozen area motorcyclists, part of multiple organizations, rolled into the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen Saturday morning to hear from a guest speaker before continuing on their fundraiser ride with multiple stops.
A Fort Hood soldier has died after police said she was gunned down by a fellow Fort Hood soldier on a Killeen street during a night out with friends.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.
A motorcycle group will be hitting the open road this weekend in hopes of raising awareness for a very important project.
The Central Texas College Fine Arts department is hosting an artist exhibit featuring the works of sculptor and art therapist Peter Buotte. The exhibit, “Invisible Wounds,” features a series of digitally-rendered sculptures and photographs of U.S. combat veterans who have experienced traumat…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer on Wednesday defended the phone calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the turbulent final months of Donald Trump's presidency, saying the conversations were intended to convey “reassurance” to the Chinese military and were in line with hi…
COPPERAS COVE — While speaking to members of the Morning Exchange Club at Lil’ Tex Restaurant in Copperas Cove, Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Chad Foster said the installation is now in a position to partner in the community more than ever.
COPPERAS COVE — As a kid, retired U.S. Army Maj. Mike Phillips always planned on attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a lot of preparation and hard work helped make that dream come true.
WASHINGTON — The Army outlined its plan Tuesday to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring all service members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The first Black man to become the top enlisted leader of the 1st Cavalry Division has died at the age of 86.
The Hispanic Veterans Leadership Alliance, comprised of senior former military officers from all branches of the armed forces, issued a statement Tuesday urging Americans to participate in renaming several of the nation’s major military installations, including Fort Hood, which were named af…
The Defense Health Agency announced Monday that Tricare beneficiaries in Texas may receive emergency prescription refills now through Sept. 20 due to Tropical Storm Nicholas.
America’s “First Team” celebrated its 100th birthday on Monday with a cake cutting ceremony at Fort Hood’s Cooper Field. Commanders and soldiers gathered to begin festivities in honor of the division’s centennial.
FORT HOOD — The portion of Battalion Avenue on Fort Hood between the 1st Cavalry Division and T.J. Mills Boulevard was renamed to Legends Way on Monday, according to the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood’s Facebook page.
A memorial service will be held for Joseph Lee Galloway Jr., award-winning journalist, war correspondent and author, at the First Baptist Church in Concord, North Carolina, at 1 p.m. Saturday.
A federal judge will have to decide whether to dismiss an 11-count indictment against a Killeen woman accused of helping her boyfriend cover up the murder of a Fort Hood soldier last year.
TEMPLE — Ohio native Tom McNeely was not sure exactly what was going to happen when he left home and headed to Texas at age 19, but he soon found that the job he landed working security at Walmart was not going to help fulfill any big dreams.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, joined U.S. Rep. Lisa McCain, R-Michigan, and more than 200 members of Congress in introducing legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 service members killed in the Kabul terrorist attack.
A viral Facebook photo of a roach painted into a wall purported to be in Fort Hood Family Housing is definitely not actually in any housing on post, Fort Hood officials said Tuesday.
FORT HOOD — At least 300 3rd Cavalry Regiment troopers returned to Fort Hood on Sunday following the completion of their cadet summer training support mission at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
FORT HOOD — The 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, also known as “Ironhorse,” symbolized the unit’s return to Fort Hood during a colors uncasing ceremony at the division’s Cooper Field following a deployment to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve on Friday.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order on Wednesday banning any state or local mandates requiring people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and he called on Texas legislators to vote it into law during their current special session.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.”
The day is approaching for a new law to take effect that will require those with disabled veteran (“DV”) specialty license plates to display a handicap placard or a handicap designation on the license plate to park in a handicap parking spot.
Fort Hood’s hospital announced Wednesday it will be cutting back on surgical services due to high cases of COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress are facing criticism and questions following their surprise visit to Afghanistan this week, which diverted resources from the U.S.'s chaotic withdrawal, enraged military leaders and led House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to declare it not “a good idea.”
Fort Hood has deployed around 475 soldiers from five units to assist in the Afghan evacuee mission.
Killeen resident Will King, a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant who served in Afghanistan from 2003-04 and Iraq from 2005-06, does not mince words when asked about his reaction to the Taliban takeover last week after U.S. troops were withdrawn and sent home.
Joseph Galloway, a longtime journalist who embedded with the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War and helped write the book “We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young,” has died at the age of 79.
KILLEEN — Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Floyd Smith arrived for duty in Vietnam in 1967 and flew the first of more than 300 combat missions the very next day.
Former Fort Hood soldier Tim Traeger, who spent a year in Afghanistan hauling troops and supplies and providing security for dangerous convoy missions, said this week that watching the aftermath of the U.S. troop withdrawal saddens him but also makes him grateful.