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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…

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Admittedly, I remained on the fence about “Monster Hunter Rise” for weeks leading up to the game’s launch. Sure, I pumped hundreds of hours into the previous game, “Monster Hunter: World” and its expansion, but I found myself much more cautious about the time investment required in such a pu…

Although I enjoy a variety of video game types, rogue-lites have never been one of them. For whatever reason, the idea of roaming through the same levels time and time again never really appealed to me. The concept of permadeath, having one life to live, and if you lose it you return to the …

Traveling Soldier

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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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FORT WORTH — A few weeks ago, around my girlfriend’s birthday, she informed me that she managed to nab a vaccine appointment in the far off, distant realm of Fort Worth. She asked me if I knew the location of Trinity Park, because it has been converted to a full-fledged mass vaccine distribu…

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BRYAN – If you’re in need of a great way to let out all of your pent-up stress and frustration, do I have the place for you.

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HICO — As a young girl growing up in the southern deserts of New Mexico, school field trips weren’t focused on theme park excursions, visiting NASA museums or going into “the city” for the day. Instead, we had gold panning in Ruidoso, traveling to the Smokey the Bear Historical Park, and my …

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MARBLE FALLS — If someone had told me a week ago that I would find myself at a 22-degree incline in the driver’s seat of my Jeep Gladiator while struggling to edge over a rock ledge ... I would have told them they were crazy.

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HILL COUNTRY — As the weather starts to warm and families begin to plan their spring outings, Traveling Soldier will be taking you through a two-week dive into an essential part of visiting Central Texas, known as Hill Country.