News

News

featured

CAMP HOVEY, Republic of Korea — Sitting in a camping chair next to the M109A6 Paladin self-propelled Howitzer, Staff Sgt. Dakota Sullivan, with a binder open on his lap, briefs the day’s training to the five junior Soldiers gathered around him, all dressed in full body armor and listening in…

1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, “Wagonmasters,” farewell one leader to welcome another during a change of command ceremony on Fort Hood’s Cooper Field, Aug. 9.

featured

Smiles lit up on Soldiers faces as they clinched their cavaliers to shield themselves from the rotor wash produced by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from C Company, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade.

featured

Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, who has served as the First Army Division West commanding general for more than two years, passed command responsibility to Maj. Gen. Frank Tate, with the traditional passing of the colors, symbolizing the change of command.

The quarterly Hood Heroes Award Ceremony and Luncheon hosted at Club Hood, Tuesday, had more than 350 people in attendance and awarded more than 65 organizations and personnel.

When 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 69th ADA Brigade Soldiers arrived safely home in November of last year, a special crew of mechanics immediately found they had a daunting task at hand – set up a certified welding shop.

“Above all else we make sure Soldiers have safe water, safe facilities and their essential needs are met,” said Master Sgt. Matthew Merrill, brigade logistics noncommissioned officer. “We try to give Soldiers everything they need for a successful event and get it to them when they need it.”

featured

“I’m not gonna let this person die on my front lawn,” Capt. Kevin Barry thought as he began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

featured

Pledging to guide Fort Hood into a position of success, Col. Jason Wesbrock, commander of U.S. Army Garrison – Fort Hood, shared the garrison’s vision of taking care of Soldiers, families, retirees and civilians by first taking care of the garrison team of professionals, during a civilian wo…

CONSTANTA, Romania — Approximately 60 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, deployed to Mihail Kogălniceanu, Romania, in June for eight weeks in support of Saber Guardian. 

Whether looking for something to do outside the home, expanding their work experience, or just wanting to help others, Soldiers and family members came out in force for Tuesday’s Volunteer Fair at the Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center.

News Briefs

Justice Served

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.

Fallen Warriors

Justice Served

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.