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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014  01:04:22 AM


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Dragon twins reunited for new fight
A long time ago, when playing the latest and greatest video games meant going to the local arcade, there was one game my brother and I played religiously. Arguably the first game of its kind, “Double Dragon” involved two twin brothers teaming up to take down the bunch of thugs who kidnapped the first player’s girlfriend. Hammer and Spike, later renamed Billy and Jimmy Lee in future renditions, battled through legions of enemies including the giant Abobo, knife-throwing Williams, whip-wielding Linda and, of course, the final boss Machine Gun Willy. The classic game allowed players to pick up and use an assortment of weapons including knives, barrels and baseball bats to dispatch their foes. In a surprising twist, when the final boss is vanquished, the game pits the twins to fight each ...
Calendar of Events
Fort Hood Calendar of Events
Sept. 19 Movies on the Lawn The USO will host its Movies on the Lawn Friday on the III Corps Headquarters front lawn. “Finding Nemo” will be shown and will begin at sundown. A snack bar will open at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 Oktoberfest 2014 Oktoberfest, the largest fall festival of the year on post, will be held 5-10 p.m. Oct. 3 at Sportsmen’s Pavilion and picnic grounds, Bldg 1947, 53rd Street. The event includes food, beer and animal adoption fair, tailgating games, kids arts and crafts, pumpkin patch, a stongman competition, German music played by the Fort Hood 1st Calvary Band and a disc jockey. The festival is free and open to the public. For more information, call 288-7835. Oct. 4 NAF vehicle auction A non-appropriated fund vehicle auction will be held Oct. 4 at LZ Phantom Storag...
Across Central Texas
Across Central Texas
Austin Welcome Home Celebration 2014 Active-duty Soldiers and veterans are invited to the sixth annual Welcome Home Health/Wellness and Benefits Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic. The event is free for active-duty military, veterans of all eras and their Families. The event, sponsored by the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, will be filled with lots of information about benefits; health and wellness programs, including alternate forms of treatment like Tai Chi and Aikido, educational institutions, health screenings for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol; plus a mini job fair featuring employers wanting to hire veterans. There will also be refreshments as well as jumpers for the kids. For more information about the Welcome Home Celebra...
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