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While a bit smaller that than the normal 1st Cavalry Division ceremony, leaders and Soldiers gathered to celebrate the First Team’s 99th birthday Monday on Cooper Field.

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SOUTHWEST ASIA — Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the military organization to defeat Daesh in Iraq and Syria, conducted a change of command ceremony in Baghdad Sept. 9.

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Maj. Gen. John Richardson IV, deputy commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, listened to the thoughts of brigade command teams throughout the installation Friday about the issues they see within ranks at the brigade level, before explaining his plan for Operation Phantom Action.

Disasters don’t wait for people to be ready. They strike when least expected, which is why Fort Hood’s Directorate of Training, Mobilization and Security urges people to make a plan today.

It wasn’t a part of her career plan, but there she was, sitting in the doctor’s office being told she would have to be medically retired. While awaiting that retirement, she worked on the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training team for Fort Hood. Her educational background was in couns…

Sept. 6 was just an ordinary day for 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment trooper Spc. Nathanael Thompson, until it was not.

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While being welcomed to the Great Place during a Phantom Honor ceremony Sept. 2 at III Corps Headquarters, Maj. Gen. John Richardson IV, deputy commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, announced his plan of action as he strives to start anew and improve Army readiness at Fort Hood.

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Santa’s elves are already preparing for the Christmas season, collecting applications for Santa’s Workshop, which will open its doors in November.

KILLEEN — Soldiers from the Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program got out of the barracks and lent a helping hand to the homeless Aug. 29 at the Friends in Crisis Homeless Shelter in Killeen.

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — The Soldier climbed the stairs at customs, looking around. Pfc. Tyler Rowland wasn’t sure where the person he was supposed to be meeting was at. Then, a Soldier separated from the group and came over to him, holding out his hand to shake it.

WASHINGTON — With plans to put payroll taxes on ice for the rest of the year, Army finance officials warn Soldiers the tax breaks are temporary and will be collected starting in January.

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“Connectedness” and “Protect to Connect” are the themes for this year’s Suicide Prevention Month. Putting these concepts into action, Soldiers and their families will feel more connected to their civilian and military communities and all of the resources that they provide.

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The 36th Engineer Brigade has taken the reins of the quarantine mission at North Fort Hood, giving a much-needed reprieve to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, who had been tasked with the mission for six months.

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After three weeks of vigorous training and five days of brutal qualifications, 18 Fort Hood troopers were awarded the coveted Expert Infantry Badge and Expert Soldier Badge on Fort Hood Friday.

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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…

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.

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Justice Served

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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…

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.

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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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…

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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.