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“Who celebrates tax season,” Col. Jason Wesbrock, commander of U.S. Army Garrison – Fort Hood, asked Tuesday morning as he prepared to cut the ribbon at the Fort Hood Tax Center, marking its official grand opening for the 2020 tax season.

“Units benefit because they get to go out and actually have fun with children,” Tina Smith, school liaison officer with Child and Youth Services, told several dozen Soldiers during Adopt-a-School training. “The children and the schools benefit because they’re able to see Soldiers in a differ…

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, “Mustangs,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in live fire exercises as part of their preparation for Combined Resolve XIII Jan. 16.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Army secretary, along with senior Army officials, joined industry leaders last week to get a closer look at cutting-edge capabilities for future vertical lifts, ahead of the fiscal year 2030 goal, to replace the UH-60 Black Hawk.

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Hoping to find their next career outside of the military, thousands of troops, family members, retirees and members of the community attended Fort Hood’s Mega Career Fair Tuesday at Club Hood.

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Tax season is already here, but there is no reason to fret, because the Fort Hood Tax Center will help alleviate all the stress involved in preparing a tax return.

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Being expeditionary means being prepared to deploy or maneuver world-wide, at a moment’s notice, in support of the warfighter. For the Soldiers of the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, their longstanding motto, “always ready,” is something they live by and use to be prepared for any mi…

REPLUBLIC OF KOREA — In Korean, “jawon bongsa” means to volunteer and it plays a significant role in their culture. 

FORT BLISS — The noncommissioned officer induction ceremony is an Army tradition, in which leaders and Soldiers come together in celebration of newly promoted sergeants who are joining the ranks of the professional NCO Corps.

The Family Advocacy Program offered a “Talk, Listen, Learn” workshop to the Regimental Sup-port Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Friday at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel, to provide the Soldiers with an open space to communicate and receive immediate feedback from their instructors.

Skywest Airlines First Officer Matthias Wrede speaks with Capt. Adam Endres,  7th Squadron, 17th Cav. Regt., 1st Cav. Div., about continuing his career as an aviator after transitioning out of the military Tuesday at the Mega Career Fair.

Sgt, 1st Class Jesus Brown, 2nd Bn., 7th Cav. Regt., 3rd BCT, speaks with Gloria Taylor, from Veterans Affairs regarding his transition from Soldier to civilian Tuesday during the Mega Career Fair at Club Hood. Between 3,500 to 5,000 Soldiers, retirees, family members and members of the comm…

Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy McKnight fills out his information digitally for Triple Canopy, an international security company who was looking for employees Tuesday during the Mega Career Fair at Club Hood. The 3rd Cav. Regt. Soldier was among thousdands of people who attended.

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Justice Served

On Nov. 19, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private first class assigned to 1st Cavalry Division was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of the wrongful distribution of marijuana, two specifications of the wrongful introduction with intent to distribute …

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Justice Served

On Nov. 19, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private first class assigned to 1st Cavalry Division was convicted by a military judge of three specifications of the wrongful distribution of marijuana, two specifications of the wrongful introduction with intent to distribute …

On Sept. 16, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a sergeant from 36th Engineer Brigade was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of five specifications of maltreatment of subordinates, in violation of Article 93, and one specification of assault consummated by a…

On May 1, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private (PV2) from 1st Cavalry Division was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to her pleas, of one specification of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon and one specification of obstructing justice, all in violation of…

 Fort Hood takes crime seriously and violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. To demonstrate how seriously the installation’s leaders take these infractions, court martial results will be published here.