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Fort Hood, Texas is located in Bell County. Zip codes in Fort Hood, TX include 76544. The median home price in Fort Hood is $135,500 which is roughly $60/per square foot. More Fort Hood information.

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Yesterday | Washington Times

One year later, lessons learned from Navy Yard massacre

Radio channels were overloaded. Police officers had no familiarity with the military base they were responding to.

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Yesterday | KWTX

Court Martial Begins for Fort Hood Soldier Charged in Connection to Murder

A court martial hearing began Monday at Fort Hood for Sgt. Brett Marvin Wessel, 26, on a charge of non-premeditated murder in the death of retired Army Sgt.

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Yesterday | KWTX

Trial Date Set for Soldier Charged in Connection to Prostitution Ring

A court martial date has been set for a noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer accused of operating a prostitution ring at a central Texas army base. Fort Hood said Monday that Sgt.

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Yesterday | KCEN

Ft. Hood Starts Sexual Assault Program to Offer Help Locally to Victims

Fort Hood's new sexual assault program started Monday at Carl R. Darnall Medical Center, with the hopes of helping victims get the treatment they need faster and closer to home. "Most patients do not report.

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Monday | KCEN

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Kids at McLane Children's Hospital have a new way of getting in touch with loved ones. The hospital rolled out a unique feature on Monday called iCare Connect, the first of it's kind in the country.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Reservists prepare for another mission to Afghanistan

Sgt. Felicia Love recalled her last tour in Afghanistan, the "organized chaos" of the modest emergency room in a forward operating base where she and her fellow surgical team members labored to save the lives of badly wounded soldiers. Sgt. Jason Duffy served once in Iraq and once in Afghanistan, where he trained Afghan Army medics for the time when American doctors, nurses and medics won't be there.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

New Jersey Herald

NYC's 9/11 'Survivor Tree' seedlings donated

Seedlings from a celery pear tree recovered from the smoldering ashes at the World Trade Center are headed to sites of tragedy in Washington, Mississippi and Texas. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum says Friday six-foot seedlings from the 9/11 Memorial's "Survivor Tree" will be sent to Oso, Washington, Gulfport, Mississippi and Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Representatives criticizes VA for mishandling Waco research program

The Central Texas VA Hospital is under fire from a local congressman over the handling of a costly brain research program. It's a new development in a story News Channel 25 first told you Monday.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Representatives criticizes VA for mishandling Waco research program

The Central Texas VA Hospital is under fire from a local congressman over the handling of a costly brain research program. It's a new development in a story News Channel 25 first told you Monday.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Fort Hood offers new program to assist sexual assault patients

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KCEN

Ft. Hood Soldiers Join Maxdale Elementary Students in Freedom Walk

Wearing their most patriot gear, students at Maxdale Elementary walked side by side with Fort Hood soldiers to honor those lost in the September 11th attacks during a freedom walk on Thursday. These students ranging from pre-k to 5th grade were not even born when the towers fell, but through their teachers and families - it's a day many have learned to respect and honor.

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NOLA.com

ISIL isn't Islam but it is Islamic and that truth should be recognized: James Varney

There is a nagging problem with the notion, repeated by President Obama in his national address Wednesday night, that the barbarity flourishing in Syria and Iraq is not Islam. The conundrum is that all the terrorists are Islamic .

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KCEN

Ft Hood's 3-8 Cav Finishes Training for Upcoming Deployment to Korea

It's all the soldiers of the 3rd Brigade 8th Cavalry Regiment have been doing over the last few months as they prepare to deploy to Korea. "This battalion has been training consistently since about June," Lt.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's The Youngest Town In Every State

We've recently been looking at towns and places that are demographic extremes: places with very high median incomes , and places with very high levels of education . Now, we look at places with very young populations.

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U.S. Department of Defense

TAPS Provides Comfort to Suicide Survivors

When family members of Defense Department service members lose their loved ones to suicide or other deaths, they have more than the support of family, friends and their community. They have the support of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors staff.

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The United States Army

Squadron prepares for complex missions to span three countries, two continents

Distant popping sounds could be heard from the command tower of Jack Mountain Multiuse Range throughout the week of Aug. 26. The sight of Bradley Fighting Vehicles on the range below revealed another round of level one gunnery qualification in full swing for the 1st Squadron "Garryowen," 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team "Ironhorse," 1st Cavalry Division. Some Garryowen crews on the range this time around satisfied a bi-annual certification requirement, while other crews are prepared for series of upcoming missions.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Widow fights Army ruling of Green Beret's death as overdose

Debbie and Anthony Venetz at the baby shower for their son, Jace, in 2007. Less than four years later, Anthony Venetz died in Afghanistan.

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Daily Herald

Active-duty soldiers, vets alike get new housing help from Capitol Hill

Five large banks have agreed to streamline the process that allows military personnel to reduce the interest rate on home loans and other debt, the latest in a string of recent moves to help active-duty service members and vets meet their housing expenses. Q. I am in the military, stationed in Fort Hood, Texas.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Army Times

800 soldiers heading to Korea as part of rotational force

A crew with 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, maneuvers a M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a training exercise July 13, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas. The 3-8th Cavalry Regt.

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AmmoLand

Gabby Giffords Mark Kelly's Group Targets 1st Female Air Force Pilot to in Fly Combat

McSally, who was "the first female Air Force pilot to fly in combat, " is being targeted by the group because she is pro-gun.

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