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Even as the Kremlin moved to absorb parts of Ukraine in a sharp escalation of the conflict, the Russian military suffered new defeats that highlighted its deep problems on the battlefield and opened rifts at the top of the Russian government. The setbacks have badly dented the image of a powerful Russian military and added to the tensions surrounding an ill-planned military mobilization. They have also fueled fighting among Kremlin insiders and left Russian President Vladimir Putin increasingly cornered. Read more

Military News - Fort Hood

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The Killeen Daily Herald provides up-to-date reporting on military news that affects the communities surrounding Fort Hood, whether it is troops in the Middle East or Europe or right at home at “The Great Place.”

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Fort Hood will soon have a new commander. A change of command is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at III Corps headquarters, Fort Hood officials said Thursday evening.

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Gumbo brought a crowd to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 147 in Killeen on Saturday. More than a couple dozen members of the chapter, as well as members from other chapters, came together to enjoy the Cajun cooking of some of the members.

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The Killeen Independent School District has partnered with the Fort Hood School Liaison Office to host a ‘military families connect’ meeting on Wednesday at the Harker Heights High School cafeteria at 5:30 p.m., according to a news release on Thursday.

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The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Military Relations Council and the Central Texas Association of the U.S. Army hosted two knowledgeable military leaders for a lunch at Central Texas College on Tuesday to learn about the current North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s current response to …

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Central Texas College (CTC) was recently ranked the seventh best community college in the country for military veterans in the latest Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2022 rankings. The list is the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services…

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Central Texas College, Ford, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas and Transitions Assistance Support of San Angelo recently co-hosted a ceremony to recognize eight students who completed the Ford Technicians of Tomorrow (ToT) program. Each graduate received a Ford-specific tool kit and will …

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The streets of downtown Pelham, Georgia, are lined with statuesque pecan trees, manicured neighborhood lawns, historic buildings, a chamber of commerce, a Piggly Wiggly, a half dozen or so restaurants, a pharmacy, and, because no town is complete without at least one, a honkytonk named Sylvi…

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FORT HOOD — Medals flashed and banners waved as the 1st cavalry Division rounded off “CAV Week” — a five-day celebration of 101 years of service — with a parade at Cooper Field and a final “cavalry charge” on Friday.

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The start of the fall season is fast approaching and with it comes the return of some local family favorites like the Fall Festival at the Robinson Family Farm and the Central Texas Fall Festival at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm. This weekend there are also Lego events, outdoor pickleball games with…

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Tickets have sold out for Tuesday’s luncheon featuring guest speakers retired Lt. Gen. J.T. Thomson and British Maj. Gen. Mike Keating, III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commander, who will talk about NATO’s response efforts to deter further Russian aggression in Europe. The event is sponsored …

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FORT HOOD — On the command of “Charge,” hundreds of family members stormed Cooper Field in front of the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters at Fort Hood to greet their loved ones.

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Disabled American Veterans and RecruitMilitary are joining forces with organizations to attract, hire and retain military-trained talent in the Fort Hood area on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lone Star Conference Center on Fort Hood.

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About 2,000 “Air Cav” troops from Fort Hood are in the process of returning home after a nine-month deployment to Europe.

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COPPERAS COVE — Dozens of people walked out of Walmart in Copperas Cove on Saturday handing over bags of personal hygiene items or making a cash donation. Volunteers with Operation Stand Down Central Texas received the donations that will be turned into hygiene kits and distributed to homele…

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The Fort Hood Independent Review Committee found evidence that Spc. Vanessa Guillen had been sexually harassed at least twice during her Army career. It was a career that was cut short when she was murdered more than two years ago.

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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.