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2013-12-10 23:01:40

The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. The lawsuit was filed by Kasie and Higinio Rivera...

2013-08-08 23:22:56

Total Alert System Expands Desktop Alerts Mass Notification Presence at Fort Hood with Selection by Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center; Company Expands De Facto Presence Across U.S. Army Worldwide Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Desktop Alert, Inc., the pioneer and leader in less than one minute affordable network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS) to military, government, healthcare, higher education and industrial organizations, today announced that the Carl R....

2013-03-18 12:25:32

FORT HOOD, Texas, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 20(th), federal employees, led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), will be holding informational rallies across the country to protest sequestration. Locally, a rally at Fort Hood will be held at the Civilian Center at the Front Gate from noon to 1:30 p.m. Other rallies in AFGE District 10, headed by National Vice President Roy Flores, will take place in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston, Dallas,...

2012-07-03 10:22:51

KILLEEN, Texas, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kool Smiles Killeen announced today that it has been selected as "Best Dentist" in the 2012 Best of Central Texas reader's poll. Issued by The Killeen Daily Herald, the annual survey received more than 50,000 votes this year from readers, who ranked Kool Smiles among the top health providers in the region. This is the second time Kool Smiles has received the honor (2010). Kool Smiles serves the Killeen community at two locations...

2012-03-14 09:57:00

KILLEEN, Texas, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. and Aegis, a global outsourcing services provider, today announced plans to hire United States military spouses at the upcoming Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Event on Fort Hood, TX. The companies will be interviewing for a number of customer service representative positions at Club Hood on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 7 a.m. to noon. The two companies recently announced a business partnership to hire a contact center...

2011-05-03 18:32:00

BURBANK, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Billy Ray Cyrus met with troops from the 2nd battalion of the 8th Cavalry at Fort Hood, the largest active duty armored post in the U.S. Armed Services located outside of Killeen, Texas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110503/LA94930) "No coincidences!" said Billy Ray Cyrus, speaking Monday from Fort Hood. "In 1989 I wrote a song about a Vietnam veteran. I recorded it in 1991 ... the day the ground war started in Desert...

2011-02-01 08:01:00

FORT HOOD, Texas, and PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey announced today that it will provide a toll-free, 24-hour confidential helpline dedicated specifically to assisting Fort Hood soldiers and their families beginning February 1, 2011. The helpline is staffed by veterans who are carefully trained as peer counselors employed by UMDNJ. UMDNJ has operated a helpline for New Jersey veterans - the first of its...

2010-03-23 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the City of Killeen, Texas to provide professional services for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport and Robert Gray Army Airfield. Officials did not disclose terms of the contract. As part of the agreement, Jacobs will provide professional services for FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Grant and PFC (Passenger Facility Charge) funded...

2009-11-06 18:47:00

Union Honors the Service and Sacrifice of Sgt. Kimberly Munley WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) honors the service, courage, and commitment of Sergeant Kimberly Munley. Sgt. Munley is a civilian police officer at the Ft. Hood military installation and a member of AFGE Local 1920. During the horror of yesterday's tragedy at the Ft. Hood army base, Sgt. Munley and her partner were the first to arrive at the Soldier...

2009-11-06 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor today in support of H. Res. 895, honoring the lives of the brave soldiers and civilians who died or were wounded in the tragic attack yesterday at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas. The House will vote on the legislation later today. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "Thank you very much Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for his kind remarks. I accept them on behalf of the entire House, because we...