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The Fort Hood Massacre, continued Hassan never denied the accusations, and received the Death Penalty. No doubt this sentence will involve years, if not decades, of appeals. He will join five other U.S. service members currently on military death row. The last execution took place in 1961, so in all likelihood he will serve ‘life’ in prison. If he had a special cell (see below) that would be o.k. Let’s not forget the victims, those whose lives were cruelly and cowardly ripped from them... and also those who were wounded. It stinks Hasan was paid so much money (his Army salary), and he was able to give it to no-doubt an anti-American, pro-jihad charity, so the wounded could not receive it (in reparations, after a civil trial, I believe). That is one of many factors regarding the care of the wounded, and the preference in care for Hasan, that makes me so angry I want to spit, (but I don’t do that, at least not in the house). In my zeal to remember the wounded I inadvertently forgot their privacy. My esteemed husband suggested I list only the initial of their last names. I’m sure you can find them, if you need to know. On a personal note, I’m thinkin’ there should be a special place in prison reserved for those who are convicted of such heinous crimes. And because I am sensitive about diversity, how about, purely in an effort to engender International Good Will, we create a Culturally Relevant cell? Perhaps one modeled after a cell in a Middle Eastern country? This way the good major can finally feel at home.
The 24 (so far) wounded: Sgt. Patrick B., 23, of Belcourt, N.D., was hit in the side by bullet fragments during the attack Amber B., 19, of Random Lake, Wis., was shot in the stomach. Keara B. T., 21, of Ostego, Mo., was shot in the back left shoulder. Alan C., 20, of Bridgewater, N.J., was shot three times. Reservist Dorothy "Dorrie" C. of Rockford, Ill., was critically injured. Staff Sgt. Joy C., 27, of Des Moines suffered a gunshot wound Spc. Matthew C., 30, of Binghamton, N.Y., was shot in the abdomen Staff Sgt. Chad D. of Eufaula, Ala., was wounded. Pvt. Joey F., 21, of Ogden, Utah, was shot in the hip Cpl. Nathan H., 26, of West Lafayette, Ind. Pvt. Najee H., 21, of Chicago was shot three times, once in the leg and twice in the back. Staff Sgt. Eric W. J., 39, of Beaumont, was shot in the forearm. Justin J., 21, of Punta Gorda, Fla., was shot in the chest and leg. Staff. Sgt. Alonzo L., of Richmond County, N.C., was shot multiple times. Shawn M., 33, formerly of Redman, Ore., was shot six times Army 2nd Lt. Brandy M., of Monessen, was wounded. Reserve Spc. Grant M., 23, of Lodi, Wis., was shot in the leg. Sgt. Kimberly M., 34, of Killeen is the Fort Hood civilian police officer who was shot multiple times by the suspect. Sgt. John P., 28, of North Freedom, Wis., who was shot in the arm and chest. Chief Warrant Officer Chris R., 38, of Eclectic, Ala., was shot three times. Maj. Randy R. of Dothan, Ala., was shot. Pvt. Raymondo "Ray" S., 26, of Greenville, Mich., had a bullet graze his arm. George S., 18, of Post Falls, Idaho, was shot in the shoulder. Patrick Z., 28, of Orange County, Fla., was critically wounded.
The 13 murdered: Michael Grant Cahill, 62, of Cameron was a physician's assistant and retired CWO Major L. Eduardo Caraveo, 52, of Woodbridge, Va. Staff Sgt. Justin M. DeCrow, 32, of Plymouth, Ind. Capt. John P. Gaffaney, 54, of San Diego, Calif. Spc. Frederick Greene, 29, of Mountain City, Tenn. Spc. Jason Dean Hunt, 22, of Tillman, Okla. Sgt. Amy Krueger, 29, of Kiel, Wis. Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, 19, of West Jordan, Utah Pfc. Michael Pearson, 22, of Bolingbrook, Ill. Capt. Russell Seager, 41, of Racine, Wis. Pvt. Francheska Velez, 21, of Chicago, who was pregnant. Lt. Col. Juanita Warman, 55, of Havre de Grace, Md. Spc. Kham Xiong, 23, of St. Paul, Minn.
Keep in mind my goal to inform and educate: I  just read what (then) Army SSgt Zackary Filip, a medic, said in an interview when he was named  Army Soldier of the Year in 2010 for (in part) his  reactions upon arriving as the shooting ended.  He said it wasn’t like combat in Afghanistan.  There you were prepared to see fighting, and  wounded. Here (at Ft. Hood) he wasn’t  prepared to “see soldiers shot without having a  way to defend themselves.” Just makes ya  wanna spit. Even in the house.  
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