3 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
Army Spc. Rebekah Lampman had fallen asleep after drinking two beers with another soldier a couple of weeks before Christmas 2011 in a coed barracks at Fort Hood when she awoke to find him on top of her, naked.
7 hrs ago | KCEN
Three women from the same Fort Hood unit say they were sexually harassed by their superiors and that either nothing or very little was done about it.
12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Apparently, May was Harass Your Female Subordinates Month in the U.S. military. I didn't get the press release, but a number of news items brought me up to speed.
16 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560
More than three years since a deadly domestic assault on American troops -- the 2009 Fort Hood massacre that claimed 13 lives, including that of a pregnant soldier -- a top Army attorney maintains that incident was likely a "criminal act of a single individual." "...[T]he available evidence in this case does not, at this time, support a finding ... (more)
20 hrs ago | Instapundit
With two current scandals pointing to an administration wanting to tamp down evidence of a growing Islamic terrorist threat, President Obama defended drone strikes at the National Defense University this afternoon with heavy emphasis on a continued narrative that al-Qaeda is on the run.
The President has decided, five years into his presidency, to finally address the gravest threat to our nation and the West in the wake of a bloody wave jihad attacks under his sloppy and feckless watch.
A Fort Hood sergeant remained jailed Thursday on $100,000 bond after being accused as an assailant in the rape of an Austin woman.
U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan , charged with gunning down 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, wants to act as his own lawyer, military officials said.
After he first took office, President Obama jettisoned the use of the phrase "global war on terror," preferring 'overseas contingency operation.' In remarks on his counterterrorism policy to the National Defense University this afternoon, Obama insisted America was "still threatened by terrorists," but warned that America "must define the nature ... (more)
Editor's note: Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review.
U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center A 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, U.S Army officer died May 12 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Killeen, Texas.
"Topping out" a new building is when a tree or in this case, a beam is placed on top of the structure to make the spirits of the ancestors that have been displaced, happy.
Maybe the problem is that rape is an extension of military culture. And it's metastasizing, even as legislation to address it stays trapped in congressional subcommittee.
According to a recently-released Pentagon study , incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military rose from 19,000 in 2011 to 26,000 in 2012.
Sgt. First Class Michael McClendon, who had been at West Point since 2009, was transferred to Fort Drum in Texas after being charged on May 14 with indecent acts, dereliction in the performance of duty, cruelty and maltreatment, and actions prejudicial to good order and discipline.
In Manatee County, there's a mystery over a 22-year-old missing soldier who seems to have vanished without a trace.