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Hagel: Too Soon To Draw Conclusions From Fort Hood Shooting

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says it's too soon to draw any broad conclusions about safety at U.S. military bases after the deadly ...

Female Military Officer, Chaplain, Wounded Soldiers Honored As Heroes In Fort Hood Shooting

Posted 04.03.2014 | Impact

Reports of bravery and heroism are surfacing after the Fort Hood shooting in Texas on Wednesday. The base commander, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, used the...

Why 'Mentally-Ill Soldier' Reporting On Fort Hood Shooting Was Sloppy Journalism

Mark Joyella | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Joyella

These kinds of subtle connections, floated out in headlines, ledes and in repeated questions to experts in endless cable news coverage, result in reinforcement of stigma and a lost opportunity to educate viewers and readers on what mental illness and PTSD really are.

Mental Illness and Guns Aren't the Enemy: Ignorance Is

Paul Heroux | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Paul Heroux

America is saddened by the tragic shooting a Fort Hood on April 2, 2014. The loss of life of anyone is difficult but there is an added level of traged...

Fort Hood Victim Identified By Family

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two...

Fort Hood Gunman's Rampage Baffles Hometown

AP | DANICA COTO and HOLBROOK MOHR and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — He grew up in Puerto Rico, played percussion in his high school band, spent nearly a decade in the National Guard, se...

Argument Between Suspect And Soldiers May Have Preceded Fort Hood Shooting

AP | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investi...

Finding the Words for Fort Hood

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Cassie Premo Steele

For those in the military and their families, the wars are not yet over. The recent shooting at Fort Hood is a reminder that the wars will not even be over when those in uniform come home.

Violence and Serious Mental Disorders: Do Something, Don't Just Wait for a Diagnosis

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Answers to this puzzle are more known than is generally appreciated. Taking an approach that identifies and addresses risk and protective factors in violence, whether it be directed against the self or others, is one thing we can do right now.

The Military-Civilian Divide on Gun Laws, and Ft. Hood

Jon Soltz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Jon Soltz

With news that another shooting tragedy has hit Ft. Hood, my heart is breaking for the families of those who were wounded and killed by a gunman who is said to have purchased a gun, off-base, brought it on to the base, and unleashed carnage. While many details are still unknown, it is too early to talk about what may have triggered this incident and what, specifically, could have stopped it. But even when we do know all the details, until civilian law matches military law on guns, we unfortunately must brace ourselves for the possibility of more of these tragedies.

Fort Hood Gunman Was Iraq War Vet Being Treated For Mental Illness

AP | By WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 06.02.2014 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and invest...

GOP Rep Backs Concealed Weapons At Fort Hood In Wake Of Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Hours after a mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, left at least four people dead on Wednesday, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said he supports allowing ...

Chuck Hagel Calls Fort Hood Shooting A 'Terrible Tragedy'

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, a "terrible tragedy." In remarks to reporters in Hono...

Obama On Fort Hood: 'We're Heartbroken Something Like This Might Have Happened Again'

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday on the shooting at Fort Hood, saying that his administration is keeping close tabs on the situation. "We're ...

Multiple Deaths Reported In Fort Hood Shooting

Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

A shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday left at least four people dead and injured multiple people. The suspected gunman at the Army post in Texas rep...

Pentagon Reviews Will Focus On Military Medals

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has begun three separate reviews on how military medals are awarded. The move follows criticism over the military's ...

Fort Hood Tears Down Site Of 2009 Massacre

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas Army post has razed the building where a former psychiatrist carried out one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, with...

Authorities Suspect Murder-Suicide In Fort Hood Deaths

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army investigators suspect murder-suicide in the deaths of the husband and two children whose bodies were found in a home at...

Fort Hood Shooter Forcibly Shaved In Prison

AP | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has been forcibly shaved, an Army spokesman said...

WATCH: How Your Brain Differs From That Of A Psychopathic Killer

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.30.2013 | Science

Yesterday, Maj. Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death for killing 13 people and injuring more than 30 in a 2009 attack at Fort Hood, Texas. In the almost...

In Which Mode Is Obama at His Worst, Ultra-PC or Anti-PC?

William Bradley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

One of the oddest aspects of Barack Obama's presidency is its sometimes quite strange mix of the ultra-politically correct and the anti-politically correct. They've led to some of the most crashingly boneheaded things this White House has done.

Fort Hood Crime Scene 'guesome': FBI Agent

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A federal investigator who responded to the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood says the crime scene was gruesome, with bodies and ...

Hasan Silent So Far Amid Fort Hood Shooting Trial

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.12.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas — Testimony has been moving so quickly during the military trial of the soldier accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage ...

The Victims: Remembering The 13 Killed In Fort Hood Shooting

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Crime

Thirteen people were killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. Here are their stories: _ Michael Grant Cahill, 62, of Cameron...

Survivors Come Face To Face With Gunman

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 08.05.2013 | Crime

LILLINGTON, N.C. -- Alonzo Lunsford has trouble getting out of chairs and warns his family to wake him gently. Kathy Platoni can't shake the image of ...