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Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

...word of her complaint followed her to North Carolina.That treatment worsened after a November 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas. Maj. Nidal Hasan, a Muslim, is charged with killing 13 people. His name sounded a lot like hers.Nova...
Juneau man awarded Bronze Star

...where Staff Sgt. Adam Davila, who would be awarded the Silver Star for his actions alongside Evenson on Nov. 2 in West Fort Hood, Texas, administered "more advanced first aid," in Evenson's words.Working together with Sgt. Christopher...
Banning assault weapons to counter the real threat of terrorism

...attacks since the national tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001. Of those, 13 were soldiers gunned down by one of their own at Fort Hood, Texas. Last year, 17 other private citizens were killed by terrorists on foreign soil. All but two were in Afghanistan...
New director takes charge of chamber

...things and was doing product placement," Saunders said. After leaving sunny California and living for a few months in Fort Hood, Ore., Saunders said he was ready to get back to Alaska. "When you've experienced Alaska firsthand on both the...
Photo: Fort Hood remembrance

The helmet on a soldiers's memorial marks the date during a Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military base, where 13 people were killed and dozens wounded, Friday in Fort Hood.
This Day in History

...racial unrest in three decades. In 2005, Army Private First Class Lynndie England was convicted by a military jury in Fort Hood, Texas, on six of seven counts stemming from the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal. (England was later sentenced to...
Red Cross offers video e-mails to military families

...he'd be sent to Iraq, said Mike Corpuz. Bernhardt has been in Iraq since April with the 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, Corpuz said. They patrol about 60 miles north of Baghdad, in an area in which U.S. troops are attacked...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...time of the nomination, he was assigned as the Maintenance Officer for the 180th Transportation Battalion located at Fort Hood, Texas. Cooper, the son of former Juneau resident Margery Meyer, is currently serving as operations officer for the...
Ready at the front: Juneau residents serve

...Italy awaiting orders to ship to the Persian Gulf, as is Gloria Cox's nephew, Jesse, an Army mechanic stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. And Pvt. Patrick Wheaton, the son of Pat and Harvey Wheaton, is stationed in Fort Polk, La., and preparing...
New York Times' bias in book reviews "Gray Lady Down," from a refusal to acknowledge the role of Islamic fundamentalism in terrorist crimes like the Fort Hood shootings to a full-bore holy war against the Duke lacrosse team over the now-discredited rape accusations of a stripper...


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