The grieving process at Fort Hood over gunfire that claimed 13 lives will include a formal memorial service with President Barack Obama.
Lt. Gen. Robert Cone on Monday announced a "traditional"
memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. CST Tuesday. The post
commander says the program will include prayers, speakers, Bible
verses, a sermon, music, a roll call of names of the dead, plus a
The suspect in Thursday's shootings, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, was
wounded by civilian police and was in stable condition Monday at
Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
Cone says counseling and additional recovery services are
available to troops, civilians and others.
Cone says the "entire resources at the United States Army are
at the disposal of Fort Hood and its population to help deal with
the impact of this event."
Fort Hood Memorial Preparations
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