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  • Vets deserve better support [Letter]

    Vets deserve better support [Letter]
    Sadly, it seems that the old "going postal" concept has been geographically supplanted by the recent carnage at U.S. Army bases that have been transformed into shooting galleries, most notably Fort Hood, Texas ("Fort Hood shooting: Iraq vet was being...
  • 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...
  • Home from war, our soldiers continue to die

    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...
  • Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says

    When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three  soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • 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...
  • Hero of 2009 Ft. Hood rampage calls for arming soldiers on base

    WASHINGTON — The Ft. Hood shootings are stoking debate over whether Congress should repeal a two-decade-old ban on carrying personal firearms on military bases, a policy designed to protect military personnel against accidental or indiscriminate...
  • Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test

    Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test
    FT. HOOD, Texas — In a windowless cinder-block room at Ft. Hood on Wednesday morning, 11 soldiers closed their eyes and practiced taking deep, slow breaths. The technique is useful for gaining self-control in stressful situations, explained...
  • No more talk of arming teachers, please [Letter]

    No more talk of arming teachers, please [Letter]
    I was saddened by the news of another senseless mass shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday that left three soldiers dead and 16 people wounded ("Shooter called talented, quiet," April 4). My thoughts and prayers certainly go out to the victims' families...
  • 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...
  • Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished

    Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished
    Ft. Hood, the Texas base that was the site of the worst mass shooting on a military installation, shares a similar sad chapter with Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where one of the worst civilian shooting massacres took place. In both...
  • Judge rejects evidence regarding Ft. Hood shooter's motive

    Judge rejects evidence regarding Ft. Hood shooter's motive
    FT. HOOD, Texas — Military prosecutors cannot present most of the evidence they had sought to show what motivated the accused Ft. Hood shooter, a judge ruled Monday. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim, faces a court-martial this...