• October 1, 2016

Fort Hood Shooting - 2009

6 years later, memorial, court case still ongoing with Fort Hood shooting

Six years after Nidal Hasan gunned down dozens of his fellow soldiers at a Fort Hood medical processing building for deploying soldiers, the former Army major’s appeals process has yet to begin and at least one at least one victim is still fighting for overdue benefits.

Survivor, officials reflect on life after 2009 post shooting

Six years after the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting at Fort Hood, at least one victim is still fighting for overdue benefits.

3rd Cav soldiers pay tribute to Morris, Martin

Soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment came together last week to support one another, shed tears and remember two troopers recently killed in Afghanistan.

Committee needs less than $50,000 to complete Fort Hood shooting memorial

The committee charged with raising funds for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting Memorial is less than $50,000 away from its goal.

Fort Hood victims file new Purple Heart petition

DALLAS — Survivors and relatives of those who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.

2009 Fort Hood attack victims file new Purple Heart petition

DALLAS (AP) — The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.

Retirees population around Fort Hood on the rise

FORT HOOD — When Mariann Alvarado’s family was looking for a place to move after her spouse’s retirement from the Army after 22 years, she wanted to go to a place that felt like home.

Start of winter a good time for some basic car maintenance

As winter starts today, the season serves as a reminder that it’s time to get vehicles into gear for future nippy weather, mechanics said.

Fort Hood memorial project $11,500 closer to goal

The committee charged with raising funds for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting Memorial received an $11,500 boost last week, meaning less than $50,000 is needed to complete the project.

Congressmen: 2009 Fort Hood shooting victims will be eligible for Purple Heart, other benefits

FORT HOOD — Before the November 2009 attack at Fort Hood, Anna Ellis sang and spoke regularly at Bibleway Church in Killeen.

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Jury finds Hasan guilty of all charges

A news conference was held at Fort Hood following the jury's guilty verdict in Maj. Nidal Hasan's court-martial.Herald video by Rose L. Thayer

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Purple Hearts

U.S. Rep. John Carter, left, R-Round Rock, speaks Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood's Marvin Leath Visitor Center, after the announcement of Congress' approval of legislation to make victims of the November 2009 shooting at Fort Hood eligible for the Purpler Heart. U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, is at right.

Purple Hearts

Joleen Cahill, left, Anna Ellis and U.S. Rep. John Carter, far right, R-Round Rock, listen as U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, speaks Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood's Marvin Leath Visitor Center, after the announcement of Congress' approval of legislation to make victims of the November 2009 shooting at Fort Hood eligible to receive the Purple Heart.

Purple Hearts

Sonya Ellis-Wilson, left, gives her mother, Anna Ellis, a hug Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood's Marvin Leath Visitor Center, after U.S.  Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, and U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, announced Congress approved legislation to make victims of the November 2009 shooting at Fort Hood eligible to receive the Purpler Heart. Ellis, a former civilian personnel worker at Fort Hood, was one of many victims of the 2009 shooting.

Purple Heart news conference

Anna Ellis, who was wounded during the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, speaks during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

Purple Heart news conference

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, speaks during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood's Marvin Leath Visitor Center.

Purple Heart news conference

Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, speaks during a news conference Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood's Marvin Leath Visitor Center.

FH memorial

Nancy Whitis, third from left, presents a $20,000 check for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting memorial to former Killeen Mayor Tim Hancock on Thursday. The memorial will be built on land between the Killeen Civic and Conference Center and the Shilo Inn on W.S. Young Drive.

FH memorial

Site work on on the Fort Hood shooting memorial, which will be built between the Killeen Civic and Conference Center and the Shilo Inn on W.S. Young Drive, started Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.

'Music for the Memorial'

Temple native Jenna McDaniels performs Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at the "Music for the Memorial" concert at Schoepf’s Bar-B-Que in Belton.

Fort Hood shooting memorial

Pictures of the soldiers killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shootings rest with sculptures created in their memory in a memorial case Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

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