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Fort Hood (military base)

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  • Stigma can be a good thing [Commentary]

    Stigma can be a good thing  [Commentary]
    During an interview on the recent Fort Hood shootings committed by Army Spec. Ivan Lopez, who killed three people then himself, CNN's Chris Cuomo suggested that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder be referred to as just Post Traumatic Stress — leaving...
  • U.S. Marine shot dead by comrade at N.C. base

    U.S. Marine shot dead by comrade at N.C. base
    A U.S. Marine was killed at a military base in North Carolina on Tuesday when a sentry's rifle discharged, a base spokesman said, without specifying whether the shooting was intentional. The incident took place at around 5:30 p.m. at the main gate of...
  • At Ft. Hood, Obama mourns shooting rampage victims

    FT. HOOD, Texas — For the second time in five years, President Obama came to this sprawling Army post to console a community all too familiar with death, to offer a nation's condolences and to remind soldiers and their families of the healing...
  • Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]

    Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]
    The afternoon of Monday, March 31st was a typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m., when cell phones across campus suddenly displayed a text alert that we have never had to send before: "Active shooter on the Owings Mills campus." The same...
  • Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

    Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices
    From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through...
  • In Chicago for fundraisers, Obama speaks about Fort Hood incident

    In Chicago for fundraisers, Obama speaks about Fort Hood incident
    President Barack Obama stopped for a few hours in his hometown today, and what was supposed to be a quick visit for two Democratic fundraisers also included the president’s first opportunity to express concern over the shootings at Fort Hood....
  • Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt

    Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt
    KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...
  • Shooting at Ft. Hood; everyone at base ordered to shelter in place

    Foot Hood officials said they have received an initial report that a shooter at the base is dead, but the information is unconfirmed, the statement said.  Fort Hood's Directorate of Emergency Services also said that injured personnel are being...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Four dead, 16 hurt at Ft. Hood; shooter was troubled Iraq war vet

    KILLEEN, Texas - At least three people were still in critical condition Wednesday evening after a troubled Iraq war veteran's shooting spree at Ft. Hood ended with 16 people wounded and four dead, including the shooter, officials said. Federal officials...