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  • MOTRAN calls for changes in I-14 route (political fight)

    06/01/2017 10:57:45 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Midland Reporter-Telegram ^ | May 7, 2017 | Trevor Hawes
    Talks have been bubbling in recent months about making major route changes to Interstate 14, but the primary organization behind the push says it’s facing resistance from a West Texas representative and the state’s senior senator. Regional transportation lobby group Midland-Odessa Transportation Alliance (MOTRAN) has pushed to change the congressionally approved western route of I-14, also known as the Forts to Ports Highway and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway System. Forts to Ports aims to connect Fort Bliss in El Paso with Fort Hood in Central Texas and Fort Polk in Louisiana. The plan also connects to military deployment ports...
  • MILITARY ALL SOULS DAY [Catholic Caucus]

    11/04/2016 11:17:38 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Church Militant ^ | November 3, 2016 | Max Douglas
    An All Souls Day Traditional Latin Mass was celebrated Wednesday on the Fort Hood Military base. The Mass was offered on the hood of a military humvee, the traditional way Mass is offered during time of battle. With some 60 people in attendance, the Mass was especially offered up for the fallen 1st Cavalry Division soldiers who died in the Battle of Unsanin during the Korean War on November 2, 1950. The Mass was held on the grounds of the 1st Cavalry Division Museum and was also in honor of Fr. Emile Kapaun, 1st Cavalry Division chaplain and Medal of...
  • DID ANYONE TALKING ABOUT TRUMP'S SPEECH ACTUALLY HEAR IT?

    06/16/2016 5:27:13 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 75 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 16 June 2016 | Ann Coulter
    The media have lost their minds after Trump's magnificent speech on Monday. It's all hands on deck, no attack is too extreme. Their main point is: DO NOT LOOK AT THAT SPEECH. It has "words that wound." Much too dangerous even to read it. Instead of reporting what Trump said, the media give us the "gist" of it (in the sense of an unrecognizable distortion). It was awful, Hitlerian, beneath our dignity as a nation. They lie about what he said and then attack their own lies as if they're attacking Trump. The Washington Post's headline, which got their reporters...
  • Fort Hood releases names of soldiers killed in training accident

    06/05/2016 9:49:13 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 06/05/2016
    Fort Hood officials released the names of eight of the nine soldiers Saturday who were killed earlier this week in Texas after floodwaters overturned an Army tactical vehicle at a low-water crossing during a training exercise. Officials identified the soldiers as Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel Colonvazquez, 38, of Brooklyn, New York; Spc. Christine Faith Armstrong, 27, of Twentynine Palms, California; Pfc. Brandon Austin Banner, 22, of Milton, Florida; Pfc. Zachery Nathaniel Fuller, 23, of Palmetto, Florida; Pvt. Isaac Lee Deleon, 19, of San Angelo, Texas; Pvt. Eddy Raelaurin Gates, 20, of Dunn, North Carolina; Pvt. Tysheena Lynette James, 21, of...
  • 3 Soldiers Dead, 6 Missing After Vehicle Swept Away at Fort Hood

    06/02/2016 3:48:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 2, 2016 | Kevin Young
    Three soldiers have died, and six others are missing, after a military vehicle was swept away by fast moving flood waters Thursday at Fort Hood. According to a Fort Hood statement, a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle overturned at about 11:30 a.m. at the Owl Creek Tactical low-water crossing and East Range Road. [Snip] The six soldiers who remain missing are from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
  • Army Chief of Staff Opposes Private Weapons for Protection on U.S. Military Installations

    04/07/2016 7:30:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/7/16 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - "I've been around guns all my life. I know how to use them, and arming our people on our military bases and allowing them to carry concealed, privately owned weapons -- I do not recommend that as a force protection," Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley told Congress on Thursday. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) asked Milley what the Army is doing to provide force protection at military bases and facilities in the United States, following last summer's attack on a Marine recruiting center and a Navy Reserve facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed four Marines and one...
  • McCain's Tea Party Challenger Slams His Stance on Refugees in New Ad

    04/02/2016 9:02:50 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 14 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 3/30/16 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Alex Meluskey, the Scottsdale, Arizona businessman who has launched a primary challenge against long-time Sen. John McCain for the seat he has held since 1987, this week launched a new ad attacking the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, saying he favors allowing some Syrian refugees into the United States. "In the three years since, the attack at Fort Hood in Texas has been forgotten by many," the one-minute ad begins.
  • Is This a Fair Question? Did Donald Trump Denounce the Fort Hood Shootings?

    01/25/2016 6:04:01 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 98 replies
    January 25, 2016 | Vanity
    Rick Perry just endorsed Ted Cruz and I posted that news in a thread this morning. It's gotten over 100 comments. On it I posted Rick Perry's comment in defense of Ted Cruz about the "New York Values" dust-up [Comment #84 at the link above]. [Rick Perry: "...."Mr. Trump took umbrage by Ted Cruz talking about New York values, and, you know, became very serious about - as we all were - what happened on September the 11th of 2001," he said. "We were all New Yorkers that day - don't get confused with that, but you know, I would...
  • Help honor the "Hug Lady" who cared for our troops (FReep a Petition!)

    12/26/2015 12:25:20 PM PST · by Marie · 6 replies
    Change.org ^ | Nov, 2015 | Jeffrey Wolf
    This is a petition to honor Miss Elizabeth (the Fort Hood Hug Lady) by posthumously renaming the Fort Hood Deployment center the Elizabeth Laird Deployment Center. Miss Elizabeth has doled out more than half a million hugs to soldiers leaving and coming home from Ft. Hood. She's touched so many lives. For some, her's was the last hug that they had on this earth. For others, her's was the first good thing that happened to them when they got home. She was there days, nights, weekends, holidays... rain or shine, Miss Elizabeth was there for our troops. And she did...
  • Six Years Later: Obama Finally Calls Fort Hood a Terrorist Attack

    12/07/2015 8:51:54 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 8 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 7, 2015 | Patrick Goodenough
    More than six years after a Muslim army major shot dead 13 people at Fort Hood, President Obama on Sunday night - for what may be the first time - publicly identified it as a terrorist attack. In his primetime Oval Office address on the threat of terrorism in the wake of last week's attack in San Bernardino, California, Obama said the threat had evolved in the years since 9/11. "As we've become better at preventing complex attacks like 9/11, terrorists turn to less complicated acts of violence like the mass shootings that are all too common in our society,"...
  • The Media and the Government called the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting "Workplace Violence"

    12/03/2015 12:47:21 PM PST · by pinochet · 2 replies
    From Wikipedia: On November 5, 2009, a mass shooting took place at Fort Hood, near Killeen, Texas.[1] Nidal Hasan, a U.S. Army major and psychiatrist, fatally shot 13 people and injured more than 30 others.[2][3] The shooting produced more casualties than any other on an American military base.[4][5] Several individuals, including Senator Joe Lieberman,[6] General Barry McCaffrey,[7] and others have called the event a terrorist attack.[8][9] The United States Department of Defense and federal law enforcement agencies have classified the shootings as an act of workplace violence. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Fort_Hood_shooting
  • Fort Hood: 3-8 Cavalry Regiment Memorial Ceremony and Latin Mass [Catholic Caucus]

    11/10/2015 7:42:34 PM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | 11/04/15 | Amy Proctor
    On November 2nd, approximately 85 Fort Hood Soldiers, civilians and Family members observed a solemn memorial tribute to the 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers who fell at the battle of Unsan, North Korea, 1-3 November, 1950. After attacking north to relieve South Korean Army elements along the Sino-Korean border, the 8th Cavalry Regiment found themselves surrounded by more than 40,000 Communist Chinese Forces and were ordered to retrograde to a more advantageous defensive position. The 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment was the last to withdraw, losing nearly 600 men while inflicting thousands of casualties upon the CCF. As the last Soldiers...
  • ISIS releases ‘Kill List’ of US cities

    09/20/2015 7:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 173 replies
    News Near You ^ | September 20, 2015
    The Pentagon has responded to a globally-released ‘Kill List’, asking law enforcement to give extra protection for military personnel whose personal information was released,News Channel 10 reports. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the Pentagon spent the weekend notifying the soldiers who appeared on the list, and urged city police departments and military police to increase patrol in the neighborhoods where the targeted live. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk....
  • ISIS PROMISES IMMINENT BEHEADINGS OF MILITARY, GOVT OFFICIALS ON U.S. SOIL

    08/16/2015 9:04:37 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 95 replies
    A representative for a pro-Islamic State hacking group issued a chilling warning to members of the U.S. military and government Wednesday, promising that “very soon” followers of the organization would retaliate for overseas bombing targeting the terror organization. Speaking to TheBlaze using smartphone messenger application Kik, a representative for the Islamic State Hacking Division said the group is constantly spying on U.S. servicemen. The organization on Tuesday published personal information purporting to belong to U.S. military and government online. “Just like they spy on muslims, we are spying on them, watching their employees, watching their soldiers, recording their movements and...
  • A TIME TO CONFRONT OUR ENEMIES AT HOME

    07/20/2015 7:45:07 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 20, 2015 | David Horowitz,Daniel Greenfield
    The killing of five unarmed military servicemen at two military recruiting centers is an omen and a warning: The “war on terror” has come home. Thanks to Obama’s retreat from Iraq and the Middle East, the jihad waged by Islamic terrorists is now being fought on American soil, instead of on a battlefront in Fallujah and Anbar. Thanks to the borders Obama has destroyed and the tens of thousands of legal immigrants the White House has decided to import from terrorist regions, the enemy is among us. Thanks to Obama’s denial that we are at war at all, the Islamic...
  • Obama is Not in Mourning for Our Dead Marines and Sailor

    07/19/2015 4:44:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    Lubbockonline.com ^ | July 19, 2015 | Donald R. May
    Obama is Not in Mourning for Our Dead Marines and Sailor Submitted by Donald R. May on July 19, 2015 - 1:55am Barack Hussein Obama does not seem to be in mourning for the four Marines and one Sailor killed in Chattanooga by the Islamic Terrorist. Many flags across our nation are flying at half-staff, but not by order of President Obama. He did not order flags at the White House and other federal buildings to be flown at half-staff. Obama did make the effort to light the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the recent Supreme Court ruling...
  • Cruz: TN Gunman Wasn’t ‘Lone Shooter’ Anymore Than Ft Hood Was ‘Workplace Violence’

    07/18/2015 1:03:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/18/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) declared that the shooting in Chattanooga wasn’t perpetrated by a “lone gunman” “anymore than Hasan and Fort Hood was workplace violence” at Saturday’s Family Leadership Summit in Iowa. Cruz said, “You cannot fight and defeat radical Islamic terrorism when you have a president and an administration who refuses to utter the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.'”
  • Ted Cruz: I Won Those Purple Hearts!

    07/16/2015 10:41:32 AM PDT · by detective · 21 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 05/15/2015 | Patricia Murphy
    The senator claims on the campaign trail that he was the reason the Fort Hood soldiers shot in a 2009 attack were awarded Purple Hearts. Why that’s stretching the truth just a tad. Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential stump speech electrifies conservative crowds with a cocktail of growls, whispers, warnings of impending doom, and at least one claim of personal accomplishment so powerful, it often brings many in the audience to their feet.
  • Cruz wants to let soldiers carry sidearms to protect against terror threats

    05/19/2015 10:53:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 19, 2015 | Jacqueline Klimas
    Sen. Ted Cruz is asking lawmakers to consider allowing troops to carry personal firearms on base for protection, reviving a fight that has previously been a nonstarter with Congress after military leaders said they didn't support the change. While many lawmakers are open to having a discussion on changing the rules in the Senate Committee on Armed Services, most said that they would defer issues of base security to military leaders — who have historically been against allowing concealed carry on their posts. Mr. Cruz formally sent a letter last month to Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican and chairman of...
  • About Damn Time

    04/18/2015 7:39:19 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | April 18, 2015 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Secretary of the Army, John McHugh, has ordered that “all possible benefits,” be awarded to the families of those murdered by Muslim terrorist Nidal Hassan in the 2009 Fort Hood killings. This comes on the heels of last weeks’ Purple Heart award ceremonies for the Ft. Hood victims of Hassan; award presentations delayed 5 years thanks to the decision of Barack Hussein Obama to mask the Islamic terror murders committed by a fellow Muslim by declaring them “work place violence.” This despicable decision rendered family members ineligible for military benefits and the fallen unable to be awarded the Purple Heart....