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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: July 16, 2013 12:02:36 PM CDT

Major Hasan’s court-martial panel selected

FORT HOOD, Texas -- In a brief session to hear remaining arguments, three final court-martial panel members were selected in U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan here.  

The court-martial panel now consists of 13 senior Army officers to include nine colonels, three lieutenant colonels and one major.

Two of the panel members are female and 11 are male. The highest ranking officer is a female colonel and therefore acts as the president of the board 

Trial is set for Aug. 6.

Routine Article 39A hearings will continue between now and the trial. 

The accused, Hasan, is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

The next Article 39A hearing is at 2:30 p.m. July 18. 

On July 18, satellite trucks should report to the Fort Hood Clarke Road Gate on West Highway 190 at 11:30 a.m. Truck registration and credentialing ends at 12:30 p.m.

REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD CHECK IN AT 440 PLAZA ON FORT HOOD STREET, KILLEEN, TEXAS, FROM 11:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

NOTE: Only those media outlets who have preregistered for the original June 5 Panel Selection and subsequent trial will be granted access.

All media should be prepared to show a U.S. driver's license with photo and an accredited press badge with photo.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
www.forthoodpresscenter.com
(254) 286-5139
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
query@forthoodpresscenter.com