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Fort Hood, Texas is located in Bell County. Zip codes in Fort Hood, TX include 76544. The median home price in Fort Hood is $138,000 which is roughly $62/per square foot. More Fort Hood information.

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23 min ago | Stars and Stripes

Soldiers with Bragg's 330th Movement Control Battalion keep equipment moving in Afghanistan

The soldiers, part of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade, oversee nearly 20 movement control teams across the country.

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4 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Tragedies that break President Obama's heart

The Iraqi and Afghanistan wars, during which over 6000 American soldiers were killed, have inflicted longstanding trauma on American society.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Star-Spangled Baggage

In 2007, a new phenomenon reared its ugly head in Afghanistan. With two attacks that year and two more the next, it was first dubbed " green-on-blue violence ," and later the simpler, blunter "insider attack."

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KWTX

Fort Hood Shooting Survivor Released From The Hospital

Maj. Patrick Miller, was seriously wounded in the shooting rampage on post earlier this month, has returned home from the hospital and is continuing to recover.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Gabby Giffords posts op-ed piece on anniversary of failed gun bill

Giffords was injured in the January 8th shootings at her Congress on Your Corner event three years ago.

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The Nation

How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops

Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and - in appalling numbers - themselves.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Former Ft. Hood soldier sentenced for producing child pornography

A 41-year-old former Fort Hood soldier has been sentenced to 340 months in federal prison for producing child pornography.

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Dallas Morning News

Defense cuts prompt Lockheed, Bell to seek new markets

As the budget battles in Congress continue, one casualty has been any kind of certainty about defense spending.

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Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Should The Month Of April Be Met With Celebration or Dread?

Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Texas Could Get Millions for "Active Shooter" Training

A law enforcement training center based at Texas State University in San Marcos may receive $15 million in federal money to support programs that train officers how to handle situations like the recent Fort Hood shooting.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Wounded Ft. Hood soldier on road to recovery

Army Major Patrick Miller is now at his home in Texas recovering from his injuries suffered during the shootings in Fort Hood two weeks ago.

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KUT-FM Austin

Reducing Stigma Around Mental Illness Among Goals of New Texas Nonprofit

Despite money put towards mental health care in Texas last legislative session, Texas ranks near the bottom in spending per capita on mental health.

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Forbes.com

Four Ways The U.S. Military Can Adopt Clean Energy For National Security

At the U.S. Defense Department, the multiple national security threats created by sea level rise and severe weather command daily attention; climate change has been on its radar for years.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Attorney General Holder Urges Congress to Approve $15 Million to Train Law Enforcement Officers for 'Active Shooter' Situations

Following the recent tragedies at a Jewish Community Center outside of Kansas City and at Ft.

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McClatchy

Bob Ray Sanders: A lesson in forgiveness from a Fort Hood victim

Bob Ray Sanders, pictured December 13, 2011, is a columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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Navy Times

DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

The first sea pay raise in over a decade will kick in for sailors and Marines with three years or... A new war is on the Navy's horizon, one for keeping the best people with the hottest skills in the... Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as ... (more)

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ABC News

Rep. Barber Now Willing to Use Tucson Shooting in Campaign

When shots rang out on April 2 at the Fort Hood military post in Texas, Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., couldn't help but remember his own experience with gun violence.

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Voice of America

Kansas Shooting Suspect to Face Murder, Hate Crime Charges

The man arrested in a deadly shooting spree outside two Jewish centers in the U.S. state of Kansas is set to appear in court Tuesday on charges of premeditated murder.

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The Daily Beast

Is the - Ambien Defense' BS? By Janelle Dumalaon

The theory claims people under the influence of the drug-like the Fort Hood shooter-act recklessly or violently with no recollection.

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Bellingham Herald

Senator says U.S. unprepared for lingering military mental health challenges

"What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is that the cost of war goes way beyond the end of conflict."

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