Who was Naser Jason Abdo?

Introduction Naser Jason Abdo (born 01 April 1990) is an American former US Army Private First Class who was arrested 28 July 2011, near Fort Hood, Texas, and was held without bond for possession of an unregistered firearm and allegedly planning to attack a restaurant frequented by soldiers from the base. He was convicted in… Read More

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Who was Dwight J. Loving?

Introduction Dwight Jeffrey Loving (born c. 1968) was one of six military personnel on death row until President Barack Obama commuted his sentence to life without parole on 17 January 2017. Loving, a private in the United States Army, was sentenced to death following his conviction for murdering two military soldiers, working as part-time taxi… Read More

What was the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting?

Introduction On 05 November 2009, a terrorist mass shooting took place at Fort Hood, near Killeen, Texas. Nidal Hasan, a US Army major and psychiatrist, fatally shot 13 people and injured more than 30 others. It was the deadliest mass shooting on an American military base. Hasan was shot and as a result paralysed from… Read More

What was the 2014 Fort Hood Shooting?

Introduction On 02 April 2014, a shooting spree was perpetrated at several locations on the Fort Hood military base near Killeen, Texas, US. Four people, including the gunman, were killed while 14 additional people were injured; 12 by gunshot wounds. The shooter, 34-year-old Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Refer to… Read More