Tribpedia: Fort Hood Shootings

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A mass shooting at the Fort Hood military base on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, killed 13 people and left 31 wounded.

Military police identified Army Maj. Malik Nadal Hasan as the gunman. He was 39 years of age at the time, Muslim by birth to a Palestinian-American immigrant family and a psychiatrist serving in the U.S. military.

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With Wildfire Risk High, Military Alters Training

Colonel Crow demonstrating practice techniques at the indoor firing range simulator at Camp Swift, Texas.
Colonel Crow demonstrating practice techniques at the indoor firing range simulator at Camp Swift, Texas.

As the worst one-year drought in Texas history wears on, officials at Fort Hood and other military installations around the state are figuring out how to keep training while reducing fire risks. Some places have banned the use of tracer fire and other pyrotechnics.

Maj. Nidal Hasan's Apartment

All-star Dallas Morning News journalists Lee Hancock and Courtney Perry somehow finagled their way into the apartment of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the army psychiatrist who murdered more than a dozen people at Fort Hood last week.