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Thu., May. 21, 2015
News

Photo(s) Attached Victim’s Family receives Purple Heart
1st Lt. Melanie Nelson, Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs
ST. PAUL, Minn. - More than five years after Pfc. Kham See Xiong lost his life in a mass shooting at Fort Hood, the Xiong Family received his Purple Heart in a ceremony during...

Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
News
Photo(s) Attached Criteria expanded; Nov. 5, 2009, shooting victims eligible for medals
By Dave Larsen Chief, Command InformationSentinel Staff
U.S. Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) met with members of the Central Texas media outside the Fort Hood main gate Friday regarding the Secretary of the Army’s announcement earlier i...

Thu., Sep. 5, 2013
Living
Photo(s) Attached ‘Remember them’
By Heather Graham-Ashley, Sentinel News Editor
Teena Nemelka lost her youngest son to the Nov. 5, 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, and the grief she carries is apparent. Last week, Teena joined other Family members to sh...

Thu., Sep. 5, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Hasan arrives at Leavenworth
III Corps and Fort Hood release
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - Inmate Nidal Hasan arrived at the United States Disciplinary Barracks for post-trial confinement here Friday. Hasan was sentenced to death Aug. 28 fo...

Thu., Sep. 5, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Never Forgotten. Community feels relief in wake of Hasan sentencing
Erin Rogers, Sentinel Staff
With the court martial of U.S. v. Maj. Nidal Hasan ending in a death sentence Aug. 28 after nearly four weeks of legal proceedings, the overarching feelings among Fort Hood co...

Thu., Aug. 29, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Gov’t rests its case during sentencing phase of court-martial; Hasan offers no testimony
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
After two days of emotional testimony from surviving victims, widows and parents of some of those murdered Nov. 5, 2009, in the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nadal Hasan, the governme...

Thu., Aug. 22, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Prosecution, defense rests in Hasan case
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
After 11 days of testimony from 89 witnesses, the government rested its case in chief at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday in the case of U.S. v. Nidal M. Hasan. The judge, Col. Tara Osbor...

Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Technical evidence provided in testimony Tuesday at Court-Martial
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
Through Tuesday, the sixth day of the General Court-Martial, 67 witnesses had testified in the government’s case in the U.S. v. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, according to Fort Hood off...

Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Hasan court-martial underway at Hood
Compiled from III Corps and Fort Hood Releases
The case of U.S. v. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan began Tuesday at the Maj. Gen. Williams Judicial Center with opening statements by the government prosecution and by the accused. Hasa...

Thu., Jun. 20, 2013
News
Standby defense counsel role defined, judge sets new trial dates
III Corps, Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, Judge Col. Tara Osborn indicated at a hearing Tuesday that she had received a supplemental brief from Hasan concerning the “defense o...

Thu., May. 9, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Pre-trial hearing set in Hasan case
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
The next pre-trial hearing in the court martial of Maj. Nidal M. Hasan takes place 10 a.m. today at Fort Hood’s Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center. The trial judge, Col. Ta...

Thu., Apr. 18, 2013
News
Judge rules on pre-trial motions in Hasan case
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release
Judge Col. Tara Osborn ruled on a number of pretrial motions relating to admissibility of evidence, production of witnesses, and other preliminary trial matters at a hearing a...

Thu., Mar. 28, 2013
News
Photo(s) Attached Hasan trial to stay here at Fort Hood
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release
The presiding judge in United States vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan announced several pending rulings following a pretrial hearing at Fort Hood, March 20 Col. Tara Osborn denied defens...

Thu., Feb. 7, 2013
News
Justice Served
Sentinel Staff
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release In a nearly five-hour hearing, the trial judge in the case of the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, ruled from the bench Jan. 30 o...

Thu., Feb. 7, 2013
News
Judge rules on pretrial motions, sets next hearing date for Hasan
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release
In a nearly five-hour hearing, the trial judge in the case of the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, ruled from the bench Jan. 30 on several defense motions to reconsider previous rul...

Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached New judge holds pre-trial hearing
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
The new military judge, Col. Tara Osborn, in the United States vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan court martial, held a one-hour pre-trial hearing to update her on the current status of the...

Thu., Dec. 6, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached New judge selected for court martial
Sentinel Staff
The Department of the Army announced the appointment of a new trial judge to preside over the Maj. Nidal Hasan court martial. Col. Tara Osborn’s appointment as the new trial ...

Thu., Nov. 15, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Appeals filed by Hasan’s counsel
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
Counsel for Maj. Nidal Hasan filed appeals with the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Nov. 7. The appeals seek to overturn the previous decision from the Army Court of Cr...

Thu., Oct. 25, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Stay issued in Hasan court martial
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces issued another stay of proceedings, Monday, in the Maj. Nidal Hasan court martial. The CAAF issued the stay after defense coun...

Thu., Sep. 13, 2012
News
Judge orders Hasan to shave or be forcibly shaved
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release
The trial judge, Col. Gregory Gross, in U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, ordered Hasan, the accused, to shave his beard before proceeding with further hearings or trial at a Fort Ho...

Thu., Sep. 6, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Hasan held in contempt again, hearing set for today
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Release
Maj. Nidal Hasan was back in court Aug. 30, where his defense counsel and government prosecutors argued various matters to Col. Gregory Gross, the court-martial judge. The p...

Thu., Aug. 30, 2012
News
Appellate court lifts stay
III Corps and Fort Hood, Public Affairs Release
An appellate court sitting in Washington, D.C., has lifted the stay in the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan court martial. The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces lifted the stay...

Thu., Aug. 9, 2012
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Judge makes rulings Military Judge Col. Gregory A. Gross held an Article 39a hearing at Fort Hood Friday in the case of United States v. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan where he announc...

Thu., Aug. 2, 2012
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Hearing rescheduled The military judge in the case of United States v. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan has rescheduled an administrative hearing for 10 a.m., Friday in Fort Hood’s Lawre...

Thu., Jul. 5, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Military judge denies continuance
III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs release
In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the trial judge, Col. Gregory Gross, denied the defense request for a further continuance of trial until December and ordered that th...

Thu., Jun. 7, 2012
News
Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Hasan hearing set for Friday The military judge in the case of United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan has scheduled a half-day administrative hearing at 10 a.m. Friday in the...

Thu., Apr. 19, 2012
News
Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Days of Remembrance III Corps and Fort Hood will commemorate Holocaust Days of Remembrance 10 a.m. Friday at the Phantom Warrior Center. “Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue” ...

Thu., Apr. 12, 2012
News
Military judge rules on April 10 pre-trial motions in Hasan case
Fort Hood Release
In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the trial judge, Col. Gregory Gross, heard arguments from both sides regarding pending motions April 10 in the Lawrence J. Williams J...

Thu., Apr. 5, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Military judge rules on pre-trial motions in Major Hasan case
Fort Hood Release
In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the trial judge, Col. Gregory Gross, clarified some administrative matters and then heard arguments from both sides regarding pending...

Thu., Feb. 9, 2012
News
Judge rules at hearing: Hasan trial date re-set to June 12
III Corps/Fort Hood Public Affairs release
At a hearing at Fort Hood Feb. 2, Col. Gregory Gross, the judge for the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan at Fort Hood, re-set the trial date to June 12. Previously schedule...

Thu., Jan. 5, 2012
News
Photo(s) Attached Troops kept coming, going; post supported warfighters, Families
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
A look at all of the Fort Hood Sentinel’s 51 front pages in 2011 leaves readers with one impression: there were a lot of comings and goings here last year. Whether it was the ...

Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
News
Photo(s) Attached Judge rules on pre-trial motion
III Corps/Fort Hood Release
In another pre-trial hearing Wednesday in the case of U.S. v. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the judge, Col. Gregory Gross, listened to arguments from the defense attorneys and prosecutors...

Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
News
Photo(s) Attached Military judge hears pre-trial motions
Fort Hood Public Affairs release
In a hearing Oct. 27 in the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the trial judge, Col. Gregory Gross, clarified some administrative matters and then heard arguments from both si...

Thu., Jul. 21, 2011
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Hasan arraigned Wednesday The arraignment for the case of United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan was held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Fort Hood courtroom. At the arraignmen...

Thu., Jul. 7, 2011
News
News Brief
Sentinel Staff
Hasan referred to court-martial III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., made his disposition decision Wednesday in United States v. Major Nidal...

Thu., May. 19, 2011
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Hasan defense meeting with CG At the request of Maj. Nidal M. Hasan’s defense counsel, a meeting between the defense and Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., III Corps and Fort Hood c...

Thu., Apr. 28, 2011
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Meeting with defense attorney Lieutenant Gen. Don Campbell Jr., III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, has notified defense counsel for Maj. Nidal M. Hasan that he is a...

Thu., Mar. 10, 2011
News
Photo(s) Attached Fort Hood officials to weigh UCMJ recommendation
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – An Army official has recommended that Maj. Nidal M. Hasan be tried before a general court-martial authorized to consider capital punishment, Fort Hood officials s...

Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
News
News Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Delay granted in Hasan case The charges pending against Maj. Nadal Hasan remain with Col. Morgan Lamb, the special court martial convening authority, for his disposition dec...

Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
News
Photo(s) Attached Military community moves beyond tragedy; deployment cycle continues
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
Returning from the holiday season, Fort Hood rang in 2010 still reeling from the tragic Nov. 5, 2009 shootings that took 13 lives and wounded dozens more. The safety and secur...

Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
Across DoD
Photo(s) Attached Services release findings of internal threat reviews
Lisa Daniel, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps will update their policies and procedures to better assess internal security threats, according to reports the services...

Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Article 32 hearing over
Heather Graham-Ashley, Sentinel News Editor
Hearing Officer Col. James Pohl has completed the recommendation report in the Article 32 hearing against Maj. Nidal Hasan. The report will be delivered to Hasan’s defense te...

Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Across DoD
Photo(s) Attached Nov 5 lessons promotes better force protection
Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – One year after a tragic shooting spree left 13 people dead and 32 more injured at Fort Hood, the military is working at every level to apply lessons learned to pr...

Thu., Oct. 21, 2010
News
Article 32 Hearing concludes 1st week
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
The Article 32 Hearing against Maj. Nidal Hasan concluded its first week of testimonies Tuesday. During the first week of the hearing, 48 witnesses were called to the stand by...

Thu., Oct. 14, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Article 32 hearing underway
III Corps/Fort Hood Press Release
Testimony began Wednesday morning in the Article 32 Hearing against Maj. Nidal Hasan after Investigating Officer Col. James Pohl denied a defense request to delay the hearing ...

Thu., Sep. 23, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Article 32 for alleged Fort Hood shooter remains open to media, public
Heather Graham-Ashley, Sentinel News Editor
A defense motion for a closed courtroom at the upcoming Article 32 hearing against Maj. Nidal Hasan was denied Sept. 16 during a status conference hearing. Hasan, an Army psy...

Thu., Aug. 26, 2010
Across DoD
Photo(s) Attached Pentagon releases Defense Dept’s review of independent panel’s recommendations
Elaine Wilson, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – Pentagon officials released Friday the Defense Department’s final review of recommendations issued by an independent panel in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009, shooti...

Thu., Jun. 3, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Extension granted in Hasan Article 32 hearing
Heather Graham, Sentinel News Editor
Investigating officer Col. James Pohl granted a defense request Tuesday for a four-month extension in the Article 32 investigation of Maj. Nidal Hasan. Hasan, a psychiatrist ...

Thu., Apr. 22, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Gates adopts 26 Hood panel recommendations
Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has directed the Department of Defense to immediately implement 26 interim recommendations of an independent panel he appointed ...

Thu., Feb. 18, 2010
News
2 Minute Briefs
Sentinel Staff
Hasan proceedings delayed Fort Hood announced Friday that Col. James Pohl, the investigative officer appointed to the Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan Article 32 proceedings, has grant...

Thu., Jan. 28, 2010
Across DoD
Photo(s) Attached Army Secretary directs Fort Hood accountability review
Gerry J. Gilmore, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – The Army will conduct a review to determine if leaders were negligent in their supervision of accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, Defense Department...

Thu., Jan. 21, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Prompt Fort Hood response saved lives, DoD report reveals
Compiled from staff reports
WASHINGTON – Fort Hood’s response to the Nov. 5 shooting incident was timely and training was used effectively, but more evaluation and examination of policies and procedures ...

Thu., Jan. 14, 2010
News
Photo(s) Attached Security, behavioral health assistance helps post move forward from Nov. 5 incident
Joy Pariante, Sentinel Leisure Editor
Although some people think the revamped post weapons policy is too restrictive and difficult to comply with, Fort Hood commanders say its purpose is to make the installation a...

Thu., Dec. 3, 2009
News
Photo(s) Attached Top Pentagon panel members begin DoD-wide reviews at Fort Hood
Michael Heckman, Sentinel Staff
Two leaders of the Pentagon panel looking into events surrounding the Nov. 5 massacre at Fort Hood told reporters during a press conference held recently at III Corps headquar...

Thu., Dec. 3, 2009
News
Security, trust emphasized in broadcast
Dave Larsen, Sentinel Editor
Fort Hood leaders hosted a third TV Town Hall broadcast in as many weeks Nov. 24, detailing security measures ongoing at the installation following the Nov. 5 attack that took...

Thu., Nov. 26, 2009
Across DoD
Photo(s) Attached Muslim leader calls Fort Hood review critical to security
Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – The director of a Muslim veterans organization said he welcomes Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ announcement Nov. 19 of a Pentagon probe into the attacks at Fo...