47 Purple Hearts were awarded at a ceremony at Fort Hood.
24-year-old Spc. Kendrick Vernell Sneed of Louisiana was found dead outside his off-base apartment in Killeen after returning from deployment in West Africa.
Survivors and relatives of those who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.
Three Fort Hood soldiers who used their U.S. Army identification or gear to help hide immigrants have been convicted in a South Texas smuggling ring.
Officials say three Fort Hood soldiers have been arrested in an ongoing investigation related to the transporting and harboring of people who have entered the U.S. illegally.
Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks.
A Fort Hood sergeant is scheduled to appear in military court to answer allegations that he set up a prostitution ring with cash-strapped female soldiers.
Returning again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are sending their thoughts and prayers to the victims of a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school.
A Fort Hood solider who was on the base during the April 2 shooting spree has wrote a letter describing his experience during the 8 minute shooting.