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    Fallen service members remembered

    “True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” This Arthur Ashe quote adorns the most recent addition to the Central Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial, a series of stones dedicated to remembering those lost to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, housed inside the...

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    Two post cemeteries designated as historic during annual family visits

    Families of former landowners made their annual visit to the cemeteries that Fort Hood’s training lands on Sunday, but this year was a little different as families gathered for special dedication ceremonies at two of the post’s 19 cemeteries. The ceremony, which marked Ruth Cemetery and...

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    Fort Hood recognizes military, civilian heroes

    The sound of laughter and smell of food filled the Grande Ball Room at Club Hood May 13, as members of the Fort Hood community took time to bestow honor on some of their own during the Hood Heroes luncheon. According to the Hood Heroes website...

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    Hood’s ‘Brave Rifles’ assume authority in Sinai Peninsula

    For Soldiers stationed in Egypt’s southern Sinai Peninsula, May 21 brought a mix of emotions as Task Force Sinai said farewell to Soldiers from Fort Hood’s 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment and welcomed cavalrymen from the 4th Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, during a transfer of authority ceremony on...

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    Phantom Warrior Academy trains junior leaders

    President John F. Kennedy once said that leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. At Fort Hood, the Phantom Warrior Academy’s Combat Leaders Course increases professional development among troops.

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    Two Air Cav healthcare providers receive top awards

    Two Air Cavalry officers received high honors from the Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons May 12 in recognition of their service to the Soldiers of their brigade. Maj. Massimo Federico, brigade surgeon; and Maj. Ronnie Holmes, brigade aeromedical physician assistant, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, each received the...

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    Soldiers strengthen body, mind through combatives workouts

    The bend and reach, the eight-count push-up and the half-jack are tried and true exercises many Soldiers easily associate with morning physical training. But, instead of doing basic conditioning, some Soldiers on Fort Hood choose to practice ground grappling. At the Kieschnick Physical Fitness Center, Soldiers not only...

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Hood Happenings

  • Mega Job Fair

    The Fort Hood Army Career and Alumni Program hosts a Mega Job Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18 at Club Hood. The event is open to the public. For those planning to attend, parking will be available at the Warrior Way Commissary, Hood Stadium and Division West Headquarters. Shuttle bus service from the three parking areas and Club Hood will be available. For more information, call ACAP at 288-2227.

  • Career Launch & Career Fair

    The Fort Hood Army Community Services and Child, Youth & School Services will host the Youth and College Students Career Launch and Career Fair June 11 at Club Hood. The Career Launch will be from 9-11 a.m. for ages 13-22. The Youth Career Fair will be held from 1-3 p.m. for ages 16-22. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration for the event runs until June 9. For more information or to register, call 553-2216 or 287-6745.

  • BOSS Beach Bash

    The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program hosts its annual single Soldiers fest June 13 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Call 287-6116 for details.

  • 2014 BLORA Water Fest

    Kick off summer June 7-8 at the 2014 Water Fest. The Water Fest will take place each day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Activities will include the Drowned Rat Race, 21-foot Slide-n-slip, Gator Slip-n-Slide, kayak pools, inflatable bouncers, water slide rides, swimming at Sierra Beach and more. Water Fest is open to all, and the cost is $6 per vehicle each day.

  • PTSD support group

    Those who have or are experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, and their caregivers, are invited by the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care to join in on the new PTSD Support Group. Meetings are 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday in the CRDAMC chapel. The chapel is located on the lower level across from the cafeteria inside CRDAMC. For more information or to sign-up, call 288-8849/8850.

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