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Another Fort Hood Shooting

April 3, 2014

Yesterday, Ivan Lopez opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Texas, killing three and wounding sixteen before killing himself.  Lopez was being treated for mental illness, perhaps PTSD, before the attack.  The motive behind this shooting is still trying to be understood at this time. However, nearly five years after the first shooting [...]

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DC Attack Leaves 13 Dead

September 16, 2013

Thirty-four year old discharged navy veteran Aaron Alexis used an official ID to walk into a DC-area naval yard and opened fire.  Details are still coming in, but as of now 12 people were killed by Alexis, who himself was killed in a subsequent firefight. We do know that Alexis was an unstable man suffering [...]

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The Iraq War Ends

December 15, 2011

Today, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was present in Baghdad for the official ceremony which served to formally end the Iraq War.  The secretary noted that we’re leaving with our “chins held high” and gave respectful deference to the sacrifices of the soldiers and their loved ones during this conflict.  We leave only two small bases [...]

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