The court-martial has begun for a Fort Hood soldier accused of using a prostitution service involving senior non-commissioned officers and cash-strapped female soldiers.
A Central Texas jury has found a Fort Hood soldier guilty of interfering with a police officer after his arrest while carrying an assault-style rifle in public.
The building at a Central Texas military post where an Army psychiatrist opened fire and fatally shot 13 people will be demolished and replaced with a memorial park.
A charity that collected $1 million after the Fort Hood shooting rampage says it’s trying to distribute the money before the year’s end but won’t say how the remainder will be spent.
Nidal Hasan collected nearly $300,000 in military salary while awaiting trial for the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, but his attorney said that nearly all of it was given to charity.
Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. Ted Cruz have introduced a bill to reclassify the 2009 Fort Hood shooting as an act of terror and provide more benefits for victims and their kin.
The dispute over the beard had led to the ouster of the original judge in his court-martial. The new judge had allowed Hasan to keep it as his trial last month.
Victims and relatives of the 13 people killed in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood have protested that the government has categorized the shooting as workplace violence.
Three Texas Congressmen have proposed legislation in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that would give Fort Hood shooting victims the same benefits as soldiers who have been the victim of terrorist attacks.
Fort Hood officials say the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the 2009 shooting rampage has arrived at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.
The soldier sentenced to death for the 2009 mass shooting at the Fort Hood Army Base will head to the military death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
A military court on Wednesday sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist a path to the martyrdom he appeared to crave in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers.