Skip to comments.11-5-09 Terror Attack: Fort Hood Remembered A Year Later
Posted on 11/05/2010 12:37:22 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
Fort Hood commemorates the first anniversary of the deadly post shooting rampage Friday by paying tribute to the 13 who died and honoring more than 50 who went beyond the call of duty in the chaos and confusion that followed.
FORT HOOD (November 5, 2010)Few physical reminders remain of the shooting rampage a year ago at Fort Hoods Soldier Readiness Center that left 12 soldiers and a civilian dead and dozens of others injured, but separate ceremonies Friday on post will pay tribute to the victims and will honor 54 soldiers and civilians whose actions went beyond the call of duty during and after the worst attack in history on a U.S. military base.
To mark the anniversary of the rampage, more than 100 members of the families of the fallen are expected to attend an invitation-only awards ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday honoring those whose actions went above the call of duty on Nov. 5, 2009.
At 1 p.m. Friday, a ceremony thats open to the public will pay tribute to the 13 who died in the shooting.
It will be followed by a moment of silence and a post-wide retreat ceremony, after which all troops will be released from the day at 2 p.m.
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Be honest. How many of you forgot that today is the 1 year anniversary?
Congressman John Carter, who represents the Fort Hood area in the U.S. House of Representatives....says radical Islamic terrorism has still not been acknowledged as the cause of the Fort Hood shootings which left 14 Americans dead, and the Department of Defense must not allow political correctness to continue to skew its policies on force protection.
For the last year, this jihadist terrorist sh*tbag has received the best health care money can buy (for free), three heart-healthy meals per day (for free), and made as comfortable as humanely possible. All at the expense of the tax-paying victim's families.
Words fail me.
Oh Goody! Another day to light candles, sing Kumbaya, wear some ribbons on our clothes and ask “why do they hate us?”
I’d much rather celebrate the day by hanging the body of the muzzie perp on the gibbet.
Oh I would have remembered but I was busy making a shout out
I heard on the news at 2pm about the anniversary. Looked for a thread here but saw none. Don't know why but I thought the massacre happened in Feb.
I have a photo of the row of boots on my wall. I remember every time I pass by it.
I'm sorry we have a nasty _resident. Quite appropriate that he would leave today.
Prayers of Peace and Justice for the families.
Yes. Instead of wallowing in sadness, I feel anger.
I am outraged the DOD cannot say the words, “jihadi terrorism,” and ACT ACCORDINGLY.
This day is equal to 9/11 in my view.
And oh, guess who just left the country.
I participated in the prayer and moment of silence. On Ft. Hood. At the flagpole in front of the HQ of the unit I support as a contractor. So no, I did not forget. Standing that long, some of it at attention, (or best I could do) with two newly replaced knees was not easy. I knee it would not be, but I went anyway because it was important to me that I do so.
I remember talking with you a year ago, when this happened...
Fort Hood Remembrance Ping
I did... I thank you for reminding us!! Well me!
God rest the souls of the fallen heroes...who died in BATTLE that day....
....and God give us restitution by making this terrorist pay for what he did!!
The perp will rot in Hell, and I'd volunteer in a minute to send him there.
RumInt, acquired at an off post eatery, is that the baby was killed by the same bullet the killed the mother. The baby did not die just due to the death of the mother. RUMINT also says that the bullet severed a main artery of the mother/soldier and that she bled out very quickly.
While he burns in Hell his body should be marinating in liquefied waste from a swine feeding operation.
This dirtbag should have been hanged by now.
Horrific day. Horrific terrorism. Horrific NON-response of our pseudo CinC and the Pentagon.
We will NOT forget!
Thank you Dita. Prayers for all who died there and for all who went through this terror.
We really should have flags at half-staff across the nation.
I remember when Teddy K died, the flags at all govt buildings, IN CALIFORNIA, were at half staff for several days.
Our recognition of who we are and what matters is skewed all wrong.
Flags at half staff today would have been poignant and meaningful. Instead, this jihadist act is being completely ignored.
(Except by good people like you!)
How many times must my fellow Americans speak the words our own government refuses to speak or hear? I mourn the days when I could trust our government to listen to the people —and to
honor the Oath taken.when darkness comes hear the voices calling Babylon has fallenn Has fallen Has fallen.
Will the ROP build a victory mosque at Fort Hood, and will the US military comply?
This terrorist clown needs to be convicted,shot and buried beneath the base latrine.Somewhere unknown by anyone.
Flags are at half-staff here.
Thank you for posting this.
God be with the friends and families of all who were murdered a year ago and may our resolve to fight our enemy be strengthened.
Amen, LUV, you said it well.
We know, that when the death sentence is eventually administered to this fiend, it will not be the end for him.
There are others who must be held accountable, and I have not heard of any charges or heads rolling in that regard. There were officers/superiors who KNEW what this monster was about and how dangerous he could be and they did NOTHING. They are responsible too.
....and I hope they ARE held accountable! It was a detestable
murdering thing this monster did, and he and his enablers must
be punished for what they did to our heroes who were innocent!
I think of these wonderful, quality people who volunteered to serve our country, who sacrificed so much, were ready to serve and do whatever they were asked. There they were in a place they felt safe, should have been safe, and coldly slaughtered. Many of them were medics and had saved many lives themselves. It is all so unthinkable, incomprehensible, except to realize that violent islamic jihad is in the service of Satan.
Thanks for posting this.
My wife was there for the memorial event this afternoon.
Operation Homefront of Texas is paying for the carnival that was set up for family members and also paid for the hotel rooms for them to be able to attend the event. Their local coordinator was working at one of the other Readiness Centers the day of the attack so has a very close, personal interest.
For folks that don’t know what Operation Homefront is, here’s a link: http://www.operationhomefront.net/texas/
Thanks for the ping Dita.Prayers for them All.((((((Hugs)))))
Political Correctness allowed this Islamic terrorist to be in the Army and created the possibility of this Islamic traitor to vent his hatred..
I will not forget.
Is he parlayed (I hope!!) as I remember rightly?!
My heart is hurting for the family and friends who perished that day...Our Lord certainly has a place for them in his kingdom!
The Islamic terrorist traitor is in a wheelchair...I am grateful to those heroes who kept more from being slaughtered, too.
Thank you MEG33!
“I think of these wonderful, quality people who volunteered to serve our country, who sacrificed so much, were ready to serve and do whatever they were asked. There they were in a place they felt safe, should have been safe, and coldly slaughtered. Many of them were medics and had saved many lives themselves. It is all so unthinkable, incomprehensible, except to realize that violent islamic jihad is in the service of Satan.”
What you said. God Bless our Heroes. May they rest in peace in the arms of our Lord.
May our Lord Deliver Judgment to the Terrorist that did this.
1. Lt. Col. Juanita Warman, 55, Havre de Grace, Md.
2. Maj. Libardo Caraveo, 52, Woodbridge, Va.
3. Cpt. John P. Gaffaney, 54, San Diego, Calif.
4. Cpt. Russell Seager, 41, Racine, Wis.
5. Staff Sgt. Justin Decrow, 32, Plymouth, Ind.
6. Sgt. Amy Krueger, 29, Kiel, Wis.
7. Spc. Jason Hunt, 22, Tillman, Okla.
8. Spc. Frederick Greene, 29, Mountain City, Tenn.
9. PFC Aaron Nemelka, 19, West Jordan, Utah
10. PFC Michael Pearson, 22, Bolingbrook, Ill.
11. PFC Kham Xiong, 23, St. Paul, Minn.
12. Pvt. Francheska Velez, 21, Chicago, Ill.
13. Michael G. Cahill, Cameron, Texas [civilian]