COPPERAS COVE — With the start of the 2021-2022 school year nearing in Copperas Cove, campus principals and Fort Hood unit representatives signed partnership agreements for the Adopt-A-School program Friday morning.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States and the United Kingdom joined Israel on Sunday in alleging Iran carried out a fatal drone strike on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, putting further pressure on Tehran as it denied being involved in the assault. Read more
Military News - Fort Hood
Authorities in Edwards County said they a Fort Hood soldier into custody for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants into the country.
A former Fort Hood Army captain is going on the record to criticize the way the investigations into the death of Spc. Vanessa Guillen were conducted.
Texas Army National Guard soldiers will be unable to hold their monthly drills during August and September due to budget shortfalls caused by Guard deployments to Washington, D.C. this year following the Capitol incursion Jan. 6.
A Fort Riley spokesman told the Herald Monday that the U.S. Army base is investigating a recent accusation that an officer, once stationed at Fort Hood but now stationed at Fort Riley, falsified a statement in the ongoing case of Fort Hood Staff Sgt. Sandy Marquis.
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced Monday he will make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for Title 38 VA health care personnel.
An active-duty Army master sergeant and a retired sergeant first class are standing in support of Fort Hood Staff Sgt. Sandy Marquis, backing up her claim that certain officials at Fort Hood knew an officer lied about her case — a lie which could now land Marquis up to nine years in jail if …
The Fort Hood Exchange Job Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 24 at Clear Creek Exchange, 4250 Clear Creek Road, Fort Hood. Recruiters from brand partners will be on site to talk to potential applicants. Go to https://publicaffairs-sme.com/applymyexchange/ for more information.
Congressman John Carter, R-Round Rock, and Marc Nigliazzo, the president of Texas A&M University-Central Texas, announced this week that Carter secured $2.99 million for the Killeen university in the Defense Appropriations bill that will be on the House floor later this month. If signed …
Whether you’re looking to see summer movies, experience something new at a cultural event, get the kids outside for some activities, enjoy local live music, or check out a farmers market, there’s an event or activity for everyone to enjoy this weekend. Read on for more details.
The Temple Police Department and the Fort Hood Explosive Ordnance Disposal safely disposed of a grenade that was found at a Temple park.
Killeen resident and U.S. Army combat veteran Erick Rodriguez remembers running into a little trouble soon after joining the military and reporting for basic training.
Bell County’s veteran service officer was elected Monday as the secretary of the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers at the organization’s annual business meeting and training summit.
The federal Government Accountability Office has completed an investigation into the high number of training deaths caused by ground vehicle accidents in the Army and Marine Corps.
A news story about missing night vision goggles from Fort Hood made national headlines over the weekend.
A Killeen woman was reindicted this week on more charges related to the death of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen last year.
The Army has confirmed that Spc. Vanessa Guillen, a Fort Hood soldier with the 3rd Cavalry Regiment found murdered last year, was indeed sexually harassed prior to her death.
FORT HOOD — The Fort Hood soldier who drowned at Stillhouse Hollow Lake on Saturday had only been in the Army around two years, but was already a respected member of his unit, according to his commander.
The body of a 21-year-old Fort Hood soldier who drowned at Stillhouse Hollow Lake on Saturday was recovered Monday morning, the Bell County Sheriff’s Department reported.
BELTON — Texas’s largest military base, Fort Hood, received support from the Bell County Commissioners Court this week on its pursuit for millions of dollars in funding on a local project.
“No soldier goes alone.” Those were the words spoken by a member of the Killeen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9192, which often attends funerals and escorts fallen veterans and soldiers to their final resting place.
GROTON, Conn. — A Copperas Cove native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS California, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Retired U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Danny Ady was heading toward a career in college basketball when life stepped in the lane, blocked his shot and pointed him toward the military.
FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials on Tuesday confirmed a missing soldier has been safely returned to his unit.
FORT HOOD — Approximately 7,700 boots are on display at the Sadowski Parade Field here for the annual III Corps and Fort Hood Remembrance Display. The display honors the sacrifices of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines since Sept. 11, 2001.
FORT HOOD — It’s coming. From just an idea 10 years ago to rapid construction visible to all who drive by the main gate of Fort Hood on Interstate 14.
FORT HOOD — As hundreds of people lined Interstate 14 and other main roads in Killeen to watch an early fireworks show Friday, hundreds more took up real estate on the playing field of Hood Stadium on Fort Hood.
When a Facebook friend reached out to Kim Wedel shortly after Fathers Day, her world sank. It had been nearly two years since her son, Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales, had gone missing from Fort Hood in August 2019, mere days before he was supposed to receive his discharge.
FORT HOOD — The final weeks of June brought some heavy competition among the soldiers of III Corps and the Security Force Assistance Command, and Fort Hood soldiers stepped up as the best warriors and advisors in their respective commands.
Two former Fort Hood soldiers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a scheme that possibly defrauded the Army out of up $11 million, according to news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Texas.
Officials from Fort Hood said Tuesday a soldier has been located and is safe after he was reported missing last week by Fort Hood leaders.
FORT HOOD — Teresa Kiphen, the aunt of Spc. Abram Salas II, confirmed Monday morning that her nephew had contacted his local Killeen pastor Sunday night. The family still does not know the reasons behind his disappearance from Fort Hood.
COPPERAS COVE — Star Group — Veterans Helping Veterans, a nonprofit, held its first in-person event Saturday since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Editor's Note: Spc. Abram Salas II was found safe with family in San Antonio earlier this week. Fort Hood leadership were in the process of arranging his return to the post.
Fireworks, festivities and fun during Fourth of July weekend include Fort Hood’s annual celebration, multiple events in Temple and the return of a parade in Belton.
Fireworks, festivities and fun will once again converge on Bell County next week as Fourth of July events return after a year delay.
FORT HOOD — The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center held a change of command ceremony at Sadowski Parade Field on Wednesday.