updated Wed. January 25, 2023
March 19, 2018
56-year-old Thomas Scott Elliot of Denison was killed Friday night, police said, after he drove an SUV into the National Guard Armory on Loy Lake Road. Police believe alcohol may have contributed to the crash but the cause is still under investigation. Earlier that night, Texas state troopers said twoÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
Preston said Texas Forest Service of Abilene made six aerial drops of fire retardant before firefighters from Brownwood, Early, Zephyr, Bangs and numerous other area departments got the blaze under control. Preston said the fire began around 2:30 p.m., when the heat from a discharged slug duringÃâÃÂ ...
Dallas News (blog)
February 25, 2018
Twenty-five years later, they tell it as if they're back on that Central Texas prairie on a gray, wet Sunday morning. It's Feb. ..... The agent recalled asking what was wrong and Sarabyn responding that Koresh had told Rodriguez the ATF and National Guard were in Waco and coming for him. The agentÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The second Dallas Cowboys Military Combine qualifier presented by Caliber Collision happens on February 24 at The Star in Frisco. The event is open to all current active duty service members and members of the National Guard and Reserves. The top 50 will then beÃâÃÂ ...
Temple Daily Telegram
February 18, 2018
He was a member of the Texas National Guard from 1947-1957 as a first lieutenant with the 36th Infantry Division. He served on the Board of Directors of Texas Bank, as well as the Temple Chamber of Commerce, as president of the Temple Country Club in 1978, and was a member of the Founding BoardÃâÃÂ ...
The Killeen Daily Herald
January 7, 2018
Members of the 1-124th Cavalry Squadron, 36th Infantry Division, from the Texas Army National Guard, present the colors Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, during a send-off ceremony at Waco High School for the unit's upcoming deployment. Sgt. Mark Otte | U.S. Army. Facebook ÃâÃÂ· Twitter ÃâÃÂ· Email; Print; Save. TexasÃâÃÂ ...
November 23, 2017
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) National Guard soldiers have taken some time out to help feed people in need during this thanksgiving holiday, but they're not from Texas. Soldiers from the 449th Theater Combat Aviation Brigade from North Carolina volunteered to help feed the less fortunate in Killeen.
The Texas Observer
November 6, 2017
The Texas National Guard last year spent more than $373,000 to install controversial cellphone eavesdropping devices in secretive surveillance aircraft. Maryland-based Digital Receiver Technology Inc., or DRT, installed two of its DRT 1301C “portable receiver systems” in National Guard aircraft inÃâÃÂ ...
August 30, 2017
Fuentes and the rest of the battalion were working with the Cypress Creek Fire Department and the Texas Task Force 1 urban search-and-rescue squad as they moved more than 1,000 people to safety away from the destructive waters unleashed by Hurricane — and then Tropical Storm — Harvey over theÃâÃÂ ...
August 29, 2017
24 Hour News 8 web staff - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) -- Hundreds of Michigan National Guard soldiers have been placed on standby to aid in Harvey relief efforts in Texas. The National Guard Bureau issued a Warning Order that soldiers and equipment may be needed in Houston, where HarveyÃâÃÂ ...
August 28, 2017
The governor of Texas on Monday activated the entire Texas National Guard in response to the flooding that has left a million people homeless after ... Military assets from across the country — aircraft, vehicles and emergency supplies — were sent to the Texas coast after Harvey made landfall as aÃâÃÂ ...
Department of Defense
August 26, 2017
(Editor's note: Story updated Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. EDT.) At the request of Gov. Greg Abbott through the Texas Division of Emergency Management, about 900 members of the Texas Army National Guard and Air National Guard and the Texas State Guard with the Texas Military Department have beenÃâÃÂ ...
July 17, 2017
Rick Perry began the state's border surge by activating the Texas National Guard in 2014. Their ranks along the Rio Grande peaked at about 1,000 guardsmen in the fall of that year, Walters said, but have since dwindled to about 100 as the state transitioned to having Department of Public Safety troopersÃâÃÂ ...