U.S. lawmakers’ efforts to award Purple Hearts to the victims and survivors of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting could be used as a defense for the perpetrator.
The committee charged with raising funds for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting Memorial is less than $50,000 away from its goal.
It’s been five years since a deadly shooting at Fort Hood killed 13 people and injured more than 30 others.
Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan wrote a letter to the Islamic State terror group’s leader, asking to be admitted as a “citizen” of the caliphate.
On Aug. 23, 2013, a military jury of 11 officers convicted former Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan of 13 counts of premeditated murder in connection with a horrific shooting at Fort Hood in November 2009.
FORT HOOD — The accused Fort Hood shooter will have his chance today to mount a defense to the abundance of evidence against him presented during the last 11 days of his court-martial.
FORT HOOD — The jury that will decide the fate of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of gunning down fellow soldiers at this central Texas military base, is an elite group of Army officers operating under a military legal system that must strike a delicate balance.