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 victims have not been released, some have trickled out. Here is a list of the names revealed thus far.
From the Associated Press comes names of soldiers who were injured:
Matthew Cook, son-in-law of Jamie and Scotty Casteel. Cook is from New York State and has been home from Iraq for about a year. "He's been shot in the abdomen and that's all we know," Jamie Casteel told The Associated Press.
Amber Bahr, 19, was shot in the stomach but was in stable condition, said her mother, Lisa Pfund of Random Lake, Wis.
Ashley Saucedo told WOOD-TV in Michigan that her husband was shot in the arm, but she couldn't discuss specifics.
From the New York Times:
Peggy McCarty reported that her daughter, Specialist Keara Bono, 21, of the Army Reserve, called her from a hospital and said she had been shot in the back, according to CNN. She had arrived at Fort Hood a day earlier and was scheduled to deploy to Iraq on Dec. 7.
Some of the names of the deceased have been released. Here is a list of the victims revealed thus far.
Private first class Michael Pearson, 21, of Bolingbrook was reportedly shot three times -- in the spine and the chest -- when a gunman entered the Soldiers Readiness Processing Center and opened fire with two handguns.
Kelvyn Park High School graduate Francheska Velez, 21, had just returned from Iraq, and was pregnant, her uncle told CBS 2. She had been in the Army since February 2007, according to her Facebook page.
From the New York Times:
Captain John Gaffaney, 56, of San Diego.
Specialist Jason D. Hunt, 22, of Frederick, Oklahoma, joined the military three years ago. "And when his two-year commitment was finished, he re-enlisted, right in the middle of the Iraq desert on his 21st birthday."
Sergeant Amy Krueger, 29, of Kiel, Wisconsin. The Times writes, "Sgt. Amy Krueger was from a smaall town, and joined the Army shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a few years after graduating from high school. Sergeant Krueger 'was a feisty young lady who wouldn't back down from anything,' said Faye Billmann, an English teacher at Kiel High School."
Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka (19) had been planning to propose to his girlfriends next month before deploying for Iraq or Afghanistan in January, relatives told The Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret news. They said that Private Nemelka, who was an Eagle Scout, had been training to dispose of munitions.
Captain Russell Seager, 51, of Racine, Wisconsin was a registered nurse and was on his way to Iraq to help soldiers struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Specialist Kham Xiong, 23, of St. Paul. From the Times: "Specialist Xiong, who has three young children, had moved his family to Texas while he prepared to deploy overseas."
Lieutenant Colonel Juanita Warman, 55, of Independence, Missouri. The Times reports that Lt. Col. Warman "followed in the footsteps of her father and grandfather when she joined the armed forces, her sister, Margaret Yaggie, said."