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This week, 174 Fort Hood kids, ages 4-11, are participating in crafts, recreation, worship and more during Destination Dig Vacation Bible School at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel.

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Despite a lack of significant rainfall last October and an unparalleled, record-breaking winter storm just two months ago, the famous Texas bluebonnets and wildflowers have arrived!

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TEMPLE – When we first moved to the Fort Hood area two years ago, we were looking for a “forever” home. After 20+ years in the Army, my husband is ready to retire and we found the perfect home in west Temple. Anyone who has purchased a house knows to also take the surrounding areas into cons…

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Soldiers from across Fort Hood came to have fun, see friends and most importantly, smash the competition. The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program hosted its annual Super Smash Bros. tournament Saturday at BOSS Headquarters.

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The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Center is in the Copeland Soldier’s Service Center, Bldg. 18010, in Room B308.  The SFL-TAP Center is open Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5.p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can obtain more information by calling the Admin De…

The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Center is in the Copeland Soldier’s Service Center, Bldg. 18010, in Room B308.  The SFL-TAP Center is open Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5.p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can obtain more information by calling the Admin De…

Movies and Concerts

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Like the movie franchise, the ‘Aliens’ series of video games has suffered quite a checkered past. For some reason, the iconic xenomorphs have failed to translate when pitted against avid gamers. Despite a few exceptions — most notably a pair of ancient arcade games and more recently “Alien: …

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FORT WORTH — For our anniversary, my other half decided to surprise me with a trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards. I’ve wanted to go since we moved to Texas three years ago, but he has been resistant, so I was surprised, until I found out the real reason he wanted to go was to try out a steakh…

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COPPERAS COVE — Topsey Exotic Ranch is the perfect place to spend a weekend afternoon with your family. Located within 30 miles from Fort Hood, it’s a short drive that is sure to be a great time. If you’re looking for something fun to do that breaks from the norm, but are short on time, this…

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GRUENE — Tucked away within a corner of New Braunfels sits Gruene. Pronounced ‘green’, the destination is actually not a town, rather a historic district. There are countless amenities that draw tourists to Gruene, the most prominent being famous music venue Gruene Hall, where George Strait,…

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GEORGETOWN — Founded in 1848, through a donation of land by George Washington Glasscock, has the appearance of a quaint small town at a glance. Urban shopping districts, the proximity to IH-35, aquatic parks and art museums make it so much more and provide activities that every member of the…

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WACO — Just an hour from Fort Hood, Waco is the perfect place for a day trip to get the family outdoors, and spend some quality time together. Several parks dot the city, providing the opportunity to get moving and have fun. Bigger attractions cater to niche interests, with something in Waco…