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Reactions from local leaders and former Army generals in the Killeen area poured in Saturday as residents learned of the death of President George H.W. Bush, 94, who steered the country during the Gulf War in 1990-91.
Admirers ranging from an ESPN writer to the Oak Ridge Boys and leading politicians issued statements reacting to the news of President George H.W. Bush’s death. Here’s a sampling:
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A U.S. Congressman is asking veterans to share their story during the month of November.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) is asking veterans to submit their stories online so that they may be shared on his Congressional website during the month in honor of Veterans Day.
Open burn pits have been used to destroy everything from trash to human waste and batteries in Southwest Asia since U.S. troops first arrived in the Middle East for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
From his perch on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, a Florida congressman is looking “to drive down flood insurance premiums by creating a low-interest loan program to help property owners better protect their homes and businesses from storm damage, ultimately reducing post-disaster claims” with new legislation.
President Trump asked his Cabinet secretaries Wednesday to cut their budgets by 5 percent, mindful that the government reported a $117 billion increase in the federal deficit just three weeks ahead of the midterm elections.
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Overnight heavy rain left a wide swath of destruction across Central Texas on Tuesday, prompting the governor to issue a disaster declaration for 18 Texas counties affected by severe weather and flooding.
June 14, 2017, was the worst day of my life. It was the day I faced my own mortality at the hands of a shooter who was so enraged and blinded by his own political beliefs that he turned to violence as a means of retribution.
Congressman Roger Williams who represents the 25th Congressional District of Texas earned a hat trick from the National Federation of Independent Businessrecently for his continued support of and advocacy on behalf of small businesses in Texas and across the United States.
It was a difficult day for Clifford Petrey, as Fort Hood honored him and remembered Soldiers still listed as prisoners of war and missing in action Friday during the post’s annual POW/MIA Recognition Day wreath laying ceremony at Abrams Physical Fitness Center.