RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Fort Hood (military base)

A collection of news and information related to Fort Hood (military base) published by this site and its partners.

Top Fort Hood (military base) Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Soldier returns from Afghanistan, surprises son in Hampton class

    Soldier returns from Afghanistan, surprises son in Hampton class
    Eight-year-old Aiden Holmes thought Wednesday was going to be like any other school day. It would be filled with goodbyes as the school year winds down and his family prepares to move to Texas later this week. But the Armstrong Elementary School...
  • Illinois National Guard soldiers to deploy to Kuwait

    Illinois National Guard soldiers to deploy to Kuwait
    Soldiers from the Illinois National Guard who are preparing to deploy to Kuwait gathered with their families Thursday in Chicago to share stories and praise from Sen. Mark Kirk for their medevac mission starting this summer. The 25 men and women from...
  • Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son

    Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son
    The family resemblance is clear from the photograph, even without looking at the name Turner stitched to the front of the two Army uniforms. By chance, the two men had deployed to Afghanistan at the same time — the young son on his first overseas...
  • Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

    The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease...
  • Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety

    Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety
    The Florida Legislature adjourned without voting on a bill that would have repealed the law that prohibits adults with concealed-carry permits from possessing firearms on college campuses. The well-meaning but naive assumption behind the current law...
  • Manes shoots, scores in random bar interview

    Manes shoots, scores in random bar interview
    Denis Lemieux: "... Highsticking happen when the guy take the stick, you know, and he go like that. ... Against the rules. You know, you're stupid when you do that. Just some English pig with no brains, you know. ...You do that, you go to the box, you...
  • Fort Meade: New school liaison works to support military children

    Fort Meade: New school liaison works to support military children
    Antoinette Parker, Fort George G. Meade's new school liaison officer, is committed to military children and their families. "I want to make sure military children have the support and resources that they need to be successful," said Parker in her office...
  • Unforced errors or tactical mistakes?

    Unforced errors or tactical mistakes?
    Political pundits like to label gratuitous political gaffes as "unforced errors" — mistakes that come out of right field without warning or reason. These events are given extra analysis because they are unexpected and uncalled for —...
  • Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'

    Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'
    Almost six years after a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, left 13 people dead and more than 30 others injured, clinical psychologist and retired Army Col. Kathy Platoni, who was there that day, is still advocating for victims and their families to...
  • Charles E. Creek Jr.

    Charles E. Creek Jr.
    Charles Edward Creek Jr., a retired Army intelligence analyst, paratrooper and Vietnam War veteran, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease April 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 74. Born in Baltimore and...
  • One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say

    One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say
    A trip that began in Baltimore ended Monday morning with two men dressed as women in a stolen SUV careening toward the entrance to National Security Agency headquarters, where police opened fire, killing one and wounding the other. Officials said an NSA...