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7 hrs ago | The United States Army
Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno briefs senators as Army Secretary John M. McHugh listens during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014.
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16 hrs ago | JD Supra
It has not even been five years since the terrifying mass shooting that took 13 lives in Fort Hood, Texas .
16 hrs ago | KWTX
The Fort Hood bomb squad was called in Saturday after police discovered a suspicious device in a house in a Harker Heights neighborhood.
Well at least 60 percent of the 500 soldier-strong battalion are heading to Afghanistan, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates on a nine-month deployment.
The ban on allowing military personnel to carry weapons on base is a 20-year experiment that failed and places servicemembers in danger.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has been invoked to help explain many aspects of human behavior, including violence.
The soldiers, part of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade, oversee nearly 20 movement control teams across the country.
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."
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.
Giffords was injured in the January 8th shootings at her Congress on Your Corner event three years ago.
Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and - in appalling numbers - themselves.
A 41-year-old former Fort Hood soldier has been sentenced to 340 months in federal prison for producing child pornography.
As the budget battles in Congress continue, one casualty has been any kind of certainty about defense spending.
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.
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.
Despite money put towards mental health care in Texas last legislative session, Texas ranks near the bottom in spending per capita on mental health.