Military News - Fort Hood

top story
  • 0

Pilots and crews from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, have been flying non-stop over the past week from Fort Hood to the Texas port city of Beaumont in preparation for the brigade’s deployment to support Atlantic Resolve. Soldiers from “Air Cav” have spent months preparing…

top story
  • 1

According to those who knew him, retired Gen. Colin Powell, who reportedly died of COVID-19 complications Monday, was a leader so beloved by his troops they were so excited to meet him they clapped for him instead of saluting.

AP top story
  • Updated
  • 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raymond T. Odierno, a retired Army general who commanded American and coalition forces in Iraq at the height of the war and capped a 39-year career by serving as the Army's chief of staff, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 67.

AP top story
  • 1

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — U.S. Army officials unveiled a new resource and training center at Fort Hood on Thursday that aims to create a more supportive culture following reports of murder, suicide and sexual assault at the embattled Texas military installation.

top story
  • 0

FORT HOOD — Three troopers from the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division and a Belton police officer were given the Bell County Sheriff’s Department’s Life Saving Award on Thursday during a ceremony at Howze Auditorium honoring their actions.

top story
  • 0

Higher rental housing costs and a nationwide housing shortage are causing a financial burden on many service members, so the Department of Defense is authorizing some troops a temporary housing allowance increase through the end of the year.

AP
  • 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer told Congress on Tuesday that he knew former President Donald Trump wasn't planning to attack China and that it was his job to reassure the Chinese of this in the phone calls that have triggered outrage from some lawmakers.

top story
  • 0

The body of Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun, who served with the 1st Cavalry Division, was welcomed home with honors Saturday at the Wichita Dwight Eisenhower International Airport, Kansas, more than 70 years after his death during the Korean War.

  • 0

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — The U.S. should explore ways to expand its military contacts with the Russians, potentially to include allowing observers from each country to watch the other's combat exercises, in a broad effort to increase transparency and reduce the risk of conflict…

top story
  • 0

Fort Hood soldier Cpl. Nakealon Keunte Mosley was served a court order on Aug. 31 concerning a child he had with another soldier. Four days later, on the night of Sept. 4, police say he fatally shot the child’s mother, Sgt. Francine Martinez, soon after she left a Killeen club with friends.