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Texas state legislators and their staff attended the Texas State Legislative Day Friday at Fort Hood. Hosted by Fort Hood and the Killeen Chamber of Commerce, the event was held to familiarize attendees with Fort Hood and the Army.

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A classroom inside the Fort Hood Civilian Personnel Advisory Center filled with employees, along with management and local union representatives Jan. 18 for the first step in potentially raising wages for federal wage-grade employees at Fort Hood and throughout Central Texas.

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Due to an increased mission set in the Legal Assistance Office, tax assistance will no longer be offered for service members and retirees at the Legal Assistance Office at Fort Hood. Personnel are encouraged to consider the following options.

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FORT GORDON, Georgia — The 11th Signal Brigade command team, consisting of Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Joe Castro and Col. Brian Jacobson, recently visited Fort Gordon, Georgia, as part of an outreach program initiative for Soldiers being assigned to Fort Hood.

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BEMOWO PISKIE, Poland — Members of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, which is currently led by the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division operationally controlled by the 1st Infantry Division, serve alongside the U.K. …

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NIINISALO, Finland — From under the cover of a camouflaged observation post, Spc. Chelsea Phillips, a joint fire support specialist assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, a unit operationally assigned to the 1st Infantry Divisio…

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FORT KNOX, Kentucky — The U.S. Army is offering promotion incentives to Soldiers who refer individuals to their local recruiting station. The Soldier Referral Program encourages all Soldiers to support recruiting and gives them an opportunity to share their stories and decision to serve with…

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III Armored Corps and U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Hood leadership formally recognized a retired Soldier for his gallantry during the Vietnam War.

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Dozens of swinging arms slice through the crisp morning air, as Soldiers run around the track. Completing these two miles marks the end of the first event for those competing in the III Armored Corps’ Career Counselor of the Year Competition, which took place at Fort Hood Jan. 9-12, 2023.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army announced that the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army – the Army’s top human-resources modernization effort – is now available for Soldiers from all three components (active-duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard). IPPS-A capabilities will enhance financi…

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Killeen Independent School District partnered with the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services and several other agencies from the community for their annual safety week, Jan. 9-13, which aims to educate students on a variety of safe practices.

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VLISSINGEN, Netherlands — The USNS Mendonca delivered more than 1,200 vehicles and pieces of equipment, including M1 Abrams main battle tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and a range of wheeled vehicles belonging to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division, deployed t…

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A Soldier with the III Armored Corps National Guard and Reserve Component Career Counselor team earned recognition for his work as the nation’s top Army Reserve Drill Sergeant Career Counselor during a ceremony at Fort Hood, Jan. 9.

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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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