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A Saudi National was taken into custody at Fort Sam Houston after explosives were found in vehicle. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Saudi National Detained At Fort Sam Houston, Explosives Found In Vehicle

Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they’ve taken into custody the driver of a vehicle that military officials say contained explosive materials, and which sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.

11/24/2014

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, speaks to press during a press conference Thursday April 3, 2014 about a shooting that occurred the day before on Fort Hood Military Base. (credit: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Chaplain Saves Soldiers By Shielding Them With Own Body, Breaking Windows To Allow Them To Flee

Unstable mental health may be the “fundamental, underlying cause” of a soldier’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people dead, though an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack, according to investigators.

04/04/2014

Secretary of the Army John McHugh appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill where he addressed yesterday's shooting at Fort Hood on April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Army Secretary: ‘Possible Extremist Involvement Is Still Being Looked At Very Carefully’ In Fort Hood Shooting

Unstable mental health may be the “fundamental, underlying cause” of a soldier’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people dead, though an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack, according to investigators.

04/04/2014

CBS News has obtained a photo of suspected Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez. (credit: KTVT-TV)

Friend: Fort Hood Gunman ‘Wasn’t A Monster’

He grew up in Puerto Rico and played percussion in his high school band. He spent a decade working as a police officer and serving in the National Guard, part of that time as a peacekeeper in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. And then he joined the U.S. Army.

04/04/2014

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, speaks to press during a press conference about a shooting that occurred earlier in the day Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Fort Hood Military Base. (credit: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Is A ‘Gun-Free Zone’

An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said.

04/03/2014

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