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  • Soldiers Dying In Battle For Mental Health

    March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one. It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end. That...
  • 10 cheapest cities in the U.S.

    When it comes to cheap living, don't mess with Texas. Three of the 10 cheapest cities in the U.S. can be found in the Lone Star State. Several Texas cities, including San Marcos, McAllen and San Antonio, didn't crack the top 10 but ranked very highly...
  • Should Ft. Hood victims be given Purple Heart? Opinion is divided

    Should Ft. Hood victims be given Purple Heart? Opinion is divided
    Five years after the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, a new push is underway to make the victims eligible for the Purple Heart. But the idea is drawing opposition from, among others, a group representing Purple Heart recipients, who liken the...
  • U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo

    U.S. soldier from Barrington dies in noncombat incident in Kosovo
    An Army staff sergeant who had an address in Barrington, Ill., at the time that she enlisted 11 years ago was killed last week in a noncombat-related incident in Kosovo, military officials said Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Heidi Lynn Ruh, 32, was assigned to...
  • Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists

    Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder, Jr. on Monday announced the creation of a task force within the Justice Department to combat an “escalating danger” from “homegrown” terrorists within the United States. The Justice Department, in a...
  • Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel

    Franklin W. Trapnell, Army colonel
    Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
  • 2009 Ft. Hood victim on latest shooting: 'I kind of lost it'

    Amber Gadlin, 24, was driving home from the grocery store when she got the text Wednesday afternoon. "Turn on the news," her neighbor wrote. "My mom said there was another shooting at Ft. Hood." Gadlin’s heart stopped.  The memories from the...
  • Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood in Texas

    Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood in Texas
    KILLEEN, Texas — Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 others were hurt Wednesday in a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, which in 2009 was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting on a military base in U.S. history. The gunman was a...
  • Texas: Soldado de Fort Hood mata a 4, hiere a 16 antes de quitarse la vida | FOTOS

    Un soldado estadounidense con problemas de salud mental mató a cuatro personas e hirió al menos a 16 el miércoles antes de suicidarse en una base del Ejército de Estados Unidos en Fort Hood, Texas, escenario de otro hecho similar en 2009, dijeron...
  • Shooting at Ft. Hood evokes deadly 2009 rampage

    After shots rang out Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Americans' memories flashed back to Nov. 5, 2009, when Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire on the Texas base, killing 13 and wounding more than 30.  That remains the deadliest mass shooting on a military...
  • Illinois native among 4 dead at Fort Hood

    An Effingham-born soldier was killed during a mass shooting at Ford Hood on Wednesday, a relative confirmed today. Timothy Owens, who was born in Effingham and later moved to Missouri, died after apparently being shot at close range, said Darlene...