Even police are ignorant of a new law prohibits veterans with service animals from being refused entry into public spaces.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates took the tour of his tell-all book Tuesday to Texas A&M University, where he formerly served as president, telling a crowd of 2,000 people that he was hamstrung by a dysfunctional and polarized Washington too intent on micromanaging and getting re-elected.
The helium-filled balloons are outfitted with cameras and sensors.
The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood won’t be addressing jurors before they decide whether to sentence him to death.
A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at this sprawling military post — even though the Army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding more than 30 others has admitted responsibility and mounted no defense during his trial.
Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury room when deliberations likely start Thursday about whether he is guilty of the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood: an evaluation from his boss that called him a good soldier.
Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan admits pulling out a pistol, shouting “Allahu akbar” (God is great) and opening fire on unarmed people, killing 13 of them. All, he says, in an effort to stop them from going to Afghanistan and killing his fellow Muslims.
A military judge will not allow an Army psychiatrist to tell jurors that he shot Fort Hood soldiers to protect Taliban leaders in Afghanistan.
After coordinating America’s invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, retired Gen. Tommy Franks wanted change of pace for his retirement in southwest Oklahoma.
President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union Address of the year on Tuesday evening and talked about a stronger nation, immigration and efforts with the war in Afghanistan.