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2 hrs ago | The United States Army

Briefing on shooting incident on Fort Hood

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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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Hood, TX

12 hrs ago | JD Supra

Fort Hood, Texas Sees More Loss and Devastation

It has not even been five years since the terrifying mass shooting that took 13 lives in Fort Hood, Texas .

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, TX, El Paso, TX

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Protect military

The mass shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, last week and the Washington Navy Yard last year have Congress all astir, arguing whether troops should be allowed to carry weapons on domestic military bases.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Dick Cheney, US Army

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Slate Magazine

War Is Hell, and the Hell Rubs Off

In September 2007, at the height of the Iraq surge, I spent two weeks with the Army's 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry in Dora, one of the deadliest neighborhoods in Baghdad.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, US Army, Iraq, World News, Hardcore, The Warriors, Fort Carson, CO

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Drum, Harker Heights, TX

PennLive.com

'Active shooter' drill focused on preparedness at U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

More than 150 people gathered Thursday at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center for an "active shooter" drill in which a role-playing gunman made his way through the facility.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Carlisle Barracks

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

Commentary Magazine

A Weak and Ugly Smear Against Veterans

One of the most welcome differences between the post-Vietnam and the post-Iraq/Afghanistan eras is that veterans are not being vilified for serving in an unpopular war.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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Related Topix: Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Bell AH-1Z, Military Aircraft, Texas, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Fort Worth, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

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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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

Air Force Times

Veterans slam New York Times piece linking vets to hate groups

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment April 15 in New Century, Kan.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Fort Hood shooting sparks debate on concealed guns

For decades, soldiers and their families have been able to purchase guns for personal use in retail stores on some bases.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, US Army, Guns, Fort Hood, TX

13WHAM

WNY native out of Texas hospital after shooting

A Western New York native injured in a deadly mass shooting at a Texas military base two weeks ago has been sent home from the hospital.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Cattaraugus County, NY, Allegany, NY, St. Bonaventure, NY, Syracuse University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Holder wants $15 million from Congress

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. urged Congress on Tuesday to approve $15 million in funding for "active shooter" training for law enforcement officers in light of the recent shootings at Fort Hood and a Jewish community center in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News

MyFoxPhilly

New Details On Fort Hood Gunman

The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.

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Army Times

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

Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... 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 workplace violence.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show

With shaky legs and sweaty palms, Army Spc. Aurielle Polynice walked on stage, hoping to make the cut for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Sam Houston, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Cynthia Allen - Honoring sacrifice, supporting military families

That may not be immediately obvious on meeting the spirited Texas Christian University freshman, whose easy smile exudes a confidence beyond her youth.

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Related Topix: Texas Christian University, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army, Iraq, World News, Opinion

DigitalBURG

Fort Hood victim laid to rest in Missouri

A U.S. Army sergeant killed in last week's shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, was been buried Saturday in the Missouri town where he went to high school and met his wife.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Leonard Wood, Rolla, MO, Phelps County, MO

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