If you are looking for ideas of fun and inexpensive things to do and see in the Texas Hill Country, then this post is for you. Ideas for things to see in San Antonio, Austin, Temple, Fort Hood, Waco, and more!
Killeen, Texas ~ Home of Fort Hood | Covering a total of 340 square miles, it is the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services. The base supports multiple units, a corps headquarters and a mobilization mission. It also meets the training and support requirements for many smaller units and organizations, thus maintaining a vital defense force for the USA.
08-28-13 Maj. (op: this title should be stripped fr him) Nidal Malik Hasan was sentenced to death Wed for killing 13 people and wounding 32 in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Tex., on Nov. 5, 2009. The death sentence was given by a panel of 13 senior military officers in a unanimous decision after less than two hours of deliberations. If a single panel member had objected, the sentence would have been life. He was stripped of pay and benefits, which he'd received while in custody. (!)
Iraq Veteran at Fort Hood Kills 3 and Himself in Rampage
PLEASE REPIN: Ft. Hood Hero Says President Obama 'Betrayed' her/others. The survivors of the Fort Hood shooting have been denied the recognition and benefits awarded to those that are injured on duty as in a terrorist attack. The military has denied the victims a Purple Heart, and is classifying the event as “workplace violence” rather than “combat related” or terrorism. Army Secretary John McHugh and others are avoiding acknowledging the attack as terrorism due to political correctness.