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U.S. Army Clears Way For Purple Hearts For Military Personnel Injured In Ft. Hood Shootings

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Army will make military personnel injured in the 2009 shooting attack at the F...

Questions for Veteran Service Organizations and Me

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Stacy Bare

I wanted to instead throw out several questions some of you all may have about the role of veteran service organizations, and returning veterans, in creating a more socially just environment for our brothers and sisters who come home from war

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.

U.S. Soldier Arrested Near Fort Hood With Possible 'Bomb-Making' Materials

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, July 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier was arrested after police found him in a motel room near Fort Hood, Texas, with...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Fox News' Religious Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.27.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart put aside the debt ceiling debate to focus on the recent terrorist attacks in Norway, or at least how F...

Reflections From Fort Hood on Seven Years in Iraq

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

The drawdown this year should serve as a final wakeup call for the American public, who will hopefully never again shield themselves so effectively from the sacrifices of war.

Reading the Pictures: 100% of Your Weekly Dose of Terrorism Panic

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw


Many Issues With Tragedy at Ft. Hood -- A "Muslim Problem" not One of Them, FOX News

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jon Soltz

FOX and Friends hosts twice implied on their show that this is some kind of Muslim problem. There are thousands of American Muslims serving in the military right now, and many have given their lives.

Mickey Mans Up: Is It A Disney Trend?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Val Brown

Disney, perhaps belatedly realizing that it needs to get a little edgier to appeal to today's kids, announced last week that they will be launching a ...

Remember The Littlest Soldiers

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

The biggest price I paid, along with other military kids, was enormous anxiety. For you see, Death was always lurking around in the background, but no one ever talked about it.

President Obama At Fort Hood Memorial

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I present the transcript of President Obama's remarks at yesterday's memorial service for those killed in the tragedy at Fort Hood in Texas.

Robert Cone: Nidal Malik Hasan Shouted "Allahu Akbar" Before Shooting (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The base commander at Fort Hood says soldiers who witnessed a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead reported that the gunman s...

Is Fort Hood Like Columbine?

Newsweek | Dave Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My brain is about to bust with all the apparent parallels to Columbine, Virginia Tech and 9/11, and the startling differences to each as well. But the...

Pentagon's Hasan Nightmare

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Nidal Malik Hasan is a frightening example of the army's miserable failure to get a handle on the nightmare stress-related violence that has claimed so many of its own.

Frank Rich: The Missing Link Between Fort Hood And The War In Afghanistan

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For all the right's jeremiads, its own brand of political correctness kept it from connecting two crucial dots: how our failing war against terrorists...

Ft. Hood Shooting (PHOTOS): Dramatic Pictures From The Scene

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The tragic shootings at Fort Hood Army post in Texas Thursday left a dozen dead and nearly three times that many injured. Below are some dramatic and...

Obama Ft. Hood Speech: VIDEO, TEXT Of Memorial Remarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One by one, President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shooting rampage, honoring the...

Fort Hood Shootings UPDATES - Live Twitter Coverage

HuffingtonPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thirteen people were killed and 30 wounded in shootings Thursday at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas. Read our live updates here. Live on Twitter, we...

The Ft. Hood Killer - Guilty, But Not Evil

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan was not a bad person. He was even possibly a good person. But he was a very sick person who did a terrible thing.

Learning From the Fort Hood Tragedy: Comments from an Expert on Suicide and Violence

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

This misfortune points toward major flaws in our mental health system for military personnel, including the mental health of psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors treating our troops.

Fort Hood Victims Names

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the aftermath of the Fort Hood Shootings, the 31 wounded have flooded local hospitals, the New York Times reports. Although the names of the victi...