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Saving lives – one drop at a time – are the human hands drawing the blood, answering questions and most importantly, caring for the heroes who are willing to step up to make a donation to the Armed Services Blood Program.

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A unit within 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team has been chosen to serve as the model for the Army’s distribution modernization vision.

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Armed with a drip torch, Caleb Thyer, senior firefighter and forestry technician with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ignited a fire in training area 51. Last week, USFWS, in coordination with the installation’s Directorate of Public Works and Integrated Training Area Management program, bur…

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KILLEEN — Hundreds of people volunteered their time and energy Saturday to retrieve and store the more than 13,000 wreaths that were put out at the Central Texas Veterans Cemetery during the holiday season.

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As the U.S. Army modernizes and reorganizes to meet tomorrow’s challenges including sustained large-scale combat operations, 1st Cavalry Division leaders and staff participated in a two-day, on-site event, Jan. 13-14, to understand the division’s role as the Army’s first penetration division…

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WASHINGTON — The Army began its annual housing tenant satisfaction survey today to gather feedback about living in Army housing. Survey results will guide the decisions the Army makes about future housing.

FORT KNOX, Kentucky — The U.S. Army is offering its largest bonus ever for new recruits, with up to $50,000 available to qualified individuals who sign on for a six-year active-duty enlistment.

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About a year from transitioning out of the military, then-Capt. Avery Herbison, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, began going through Fort Hood’s Transition Assistance Program, which helped him secure a position where he can still serve his country.

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While Fort Hood Family Housing, a Lendlease privatized military housing community, made progress toward the revitalization of family housing, they have even more planned for 2022 as they continue their $420 million planned community development effort.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars hosted an installation ceremony Friday at the Phantom Warrior Center for the only current VFW post on an active duty installation in the United States.

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Volunteers combed the training areas off west and east range to count as many birds as possible in a single day. The annual count focused on a community outreach event on Dec. 15, followed by an official event on Dec. 16.

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Bety Joseph is kicking off the new year by finding a new home for unwanted items. As individuals make a resolution to purge and declutter their closets, Joseph is reusing these items and sending them to family and friends in Haiti.

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As the sun peaks over the trees of a forest on Fort Hood, five military police officers wordlessly spread out, while the dog ahead of them sniffs the bushes, freezing as it recognizes the target in the brush.

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On Aug. 4, at a general court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private (E-1) assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, was convicted by a military judge, pursuant to his pleas, of eight specifications of wrongful use of various controlled substances and three specifications of wrongful possession of…

On June 5, at a special court-martial convened at Fort Hood, a private (E-1) assigned to 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade was convicted by a military judge, contrary to his pleas, of one specification of larceny in violation of Article 121, UCMJ. The military judge sentenced the accused to…

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