Friday Dec 6
Stars and Stripes
First three female soldiers join Fort Hood artillery unit
Pvt. Anika Degraff, a fire direction specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Pegasus Fires at Fort Hood, Texas, speaks with her supervisor Nov. 19 inside 2-20th FAR command tent during a validation exercise.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Battle over benefits for family of soldier killed at Fort Hood
The spouse of a fallen soldier choked back tears Thursday as she glanced for the first time at his name etched in granite at Houston's Fallen Warriors Memorial.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Female army members allegedly pressured into prostitution by officers at Ft. Hood
A number of female Army privates at Fort Hood military base in Texas were allegedly pressured to prostitute themselves to superior officers, with the senior-most officer being the one in charge of sexual assault prevention for the unit.
Fort Hood jury finds soldier guilty of solicitation of adultery
A Fort Hood jury late Tuesday found Master Sgt. Brad Grimes guilty of conspiring to patronize a prostitute and solicit adultery in a case involving an alleged prostitution ring that officials say was run by a sexual assault prevention officer at the Army post.
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A Fort Hood sergeant convicted in a prostitution and adultery case allegedly involving cash-strapped female soldiers has been reprimanded and demoted.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Army sergeant accused of recruiting soldiers as prostitutes
Female soldiers at Fort Hood testified Monday that they were recruited for a prostitution ring set up by a sergeant involved in the sexual assault and harassment program at the Central Texas post.
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Military jury deliberating in Fort Hood prostitution trial
A military jury is now deliberating the fate of Fort Hood Master Sergeant Brad Grimes who is charged with adultery and solicitation of prostitution.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fort Hood prostitution ring trial to start today
In what could be the first of multiple court-martials involving an alleged prostitution ring at Fort Hood, a senior non-commissioned officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is set to go on trial this afternoon on charges of conspiring to pay a female private for sex in February.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Long War Journal
Analysis: Al Qaeda seeks to spin capture of top operative
Al Qaeda propagandist Adam Gadahn has released a new video denouncing the capture of a top operative known as Abu Anas al Libi.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Army orders halt to all training that labels Christians as 'extremists'
According to a report published Wednesday by CNS News, Secretary of the Army John McHugh has ordered all training and instructions that label evangelicals as possible domestic threats be ended.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
An $88,000 Piano for an Army Chapel? What Military Cutbacks?
Sebastian Sprenger at Inside Defense reports that the Department of Defense has just spent $88,000 for a Steinway piano for a chapel at Fort Riley, Kansas, writing: "That's some church piano.
Earthquake-like tremors felt near Central Texas SpaceX facility
The McLennan County Sheriff's Office got on Facebook last night to address the loud booms that some residents heard and felt coming from the SpaceX complex in McGregor last night.
Former soldier sentenced to 30 years for sexual abuse of a child
A 38-year-old former soldier was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for the aggravated sexual abuse of a child.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Official Wire News
Face of Defense: Fort Hood Cooks Prepare for Thanksgiving
A day of turkey, cranberry sauce and getting stuffed pretty much sums up Thanksgiving for many soldiers and their families.
U.S. plan to provide military training in Libya is a mistake
The U.S. has accepted a proposal by Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan to train as many as 7,000 conventional Libyan soldiers plus counterterrorist forces.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
City of Temple
2013 Temple Christmas Parade Marshal and Parade Route Announced
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Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Town Talk
Army seeks to bolster Reserves
The Army Reserve wants to recruit as many as 8,000 soldiers as they leave active duty this year as part of a "fundamental shift" in how the component fills its ranks.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stars and Stripes
'Cookie Lady' serves troops, returning kindness she recalls from WWII
Maria Myers, 74, has never forgotten the kindness American soldiers showed her German family during World War II when she was 4 years old.
Utah National Guard soldiers deployed to Kosovo
Packing up to head out on another deployment is "almost second nature" to Kayce Lowry, a chief warrant officer with the Utah Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation unit.
Hero's Welcome Awaits Cinnaminson Soldier
U.S. Army Pfc. Ryan McGinnis will return to his Andover Drive home Saturday afternoon, and the community is invited to attend so McGinnis can get the properly rousing welcome he deserves.