Tag: Fort Hood Shooting

Fort Hood Soldiers to Receive Full Purple Heart Benefits

U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh announced that the Army will provide “all possible benefits” to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting. The announcement comes less than one week after the Army presented Purple Heart medals to 36 soldiers and family members of those who were killed in the shooting.

Fort Hood Shooting Victims and Survivors Receive Long-Deserved Purple Heart Medals

The Purple Heart medal was finally presented to 47 wounded soldiers, civilians and to the families of those who were killed in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood. Under cloudy and cool Texas skies, Fort Hood had a day of honor and recognition for the survivors and the dead and those who were wounded by Major Nidal Hassan in the worst terrorist attack on a military base in the United States.