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Tragedy at Fort Hood: Will violence increase as more war weary veterans return?

Tragedy at Fort Hood: Will violence increase as more war weary veterans return?

| April 17, 2014

By Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)—The mental and emotional toll of combat from America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on military service personnel is once again center stage after the latest shooting by an Army specialist on a U.S. military base. Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, 34, has been identified […]

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Fort Hood shooting: Iraq vet kills 3, injures 16 before killing self

| April 3, 2014

This should not be a time for accusations or criticisms of the sort but we have to do more to help our veterans cope with mental health problems. We, unfortunately, expect to lose soldiers in war but it is even more tragic that so many survive a war zone only to come home and lose […]

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