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Pentagon Says Marine Base Shooting Was An Accident

Pentagon Says Marine Base Shooting Was An Accident

A Marine guard shot to death by another Marine yesterday at Camp LeJeune is being regarded as an accident by the Pentagon. Department of Defense spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren told reporters Wednesday that indications point to a “negligent discharge” as the cause of Tuesday’s death in a guard shack at the main gate to [...]

Marine Guard Shot To Death On U.S. Base

A Marine shot and killed another Marine at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost marshal says the shooting isn’t considered an act of terrorism and the gunman isn’t still active. The identity of the two guards is being withheld [...]

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman: Guns On Military Basis Bad Idea

Mike Mullen said on Meet the Press gun rules on military basis should not be loosened. Mullen said security protocols must be revisited in light of the rampage, but that he opposes “routinely allowing arms on any military base in the country.” “I’m not one…that would argue for arming anybody that’s on base,” he said. [...]

Alan Keyes Says Obama Should Be Impeached Because Of Fort Hood Shooting

Alan Keyes is asking congressional candidates to support impeaching President Obama. Keyes, who previously said that Jesus Christ will aid his drive to impeach Obama, writes in WorldNetDaily today that the military officials who ruled out terrorism as a motivation for the recent shooting must be lying, and therefore Obama should be impeached. Of course [...]

Fort Hood Victim’s Dad Tells What Provoked Gunman

The father of one of the Fort Hood victims said the gunman went to pick up a form to  ask for time off and was told to come back later. That set him off. The father said that he learned of the account directly from his son, Army Sgt. Jonathan Westbrook, who was struck by [...]

Slain Fort Hood Soldiers Identified

The soldiers who lost their lives in this week’s shooting at Fort Hood have been identified. Sgt. Danny Ferguson came from Mulberry, Florida Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney was from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Sgt. Timothy Owens grew up in Effingham, Illinois Ferguson was killed trying to hold a door shut to stop the shooter, his fiancee, [...]

We Better Pay More Attention To Mental Illness Or Expect More Fort Hoods

Fort Hood Shooter Ivan Lopez was being evaluated for PTSD. Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, senior officer at Fort Hood, said, “We have very strong evidence that he had a medical history that indicates unstable psychiatric or psychological condition.We believe that to be a fundamental, underlying cause.” Go down the list of recent tragedies and mental illness [...]

Female Cop Is Fort Hood Hero

An as-yet-to-be identified female police officer risked her life to save others at Fort Hood. …by all accounts, she risked her life to ensure the bedlam wrought by Spc. Ivan Lopez came to a close in the second building he entered. By then, Lopez, whom the Army chief of staff has described as a “very [...]

Both Fort Hood Shooters Bought Gun In Same Store

Ivan Lopez got his gun in the same store as did Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009. Law enforcement officials told CNN that Wednesday’s shooter, who has been identified in media reports as Ivan Lopez, passed a background check when he bought a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun at Guns [...]

Fort Hood Shooter Had Unregistered Pistol

Ivan Lopez had a .45-caliber Smith And Wesson semiautomatic handgun with him at Fort Hood that was not registered. Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, the senior officer at Fort Hood, said in a press conference that the suspect had a .45- caliber Smith and Wesson semiautomatic pistol. The weapon had been purchased recently and was not [...]

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