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November 19, 2009
“His name had barely been released, his heritage and history not immediately known, but the reaction was fast and furious,” began an article last week in The Canadian Press. Many questions remain about the alleged shooter, Maj. Nidal Hasan, with some reports alluding to a connection Hasan had with a military Islamic cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, who is calling Hasan a hero. As such, questions like and “Were the shootings an act of terrorism?” and “Should Muslims be allowed to serve in the military?
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February 8, 2007
American Mourning is the story of the anguish that overwhelmed two American families and divided a nation as the families' dramatically different responses to their grief shocked the country. American Mourning describes not only the loss of two young men, but also exposes the drama, corruption, and sadness during their loved ones' journeys of mourning. Justin Johnson and Casey Sheehan met at Fort Hood, Texas, and instantly became close friends. They lost their lives in Iraq only six days apart.
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By Mary O'Keefe | December 21, 2006
At about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the foothills fell silent in honor of fallen soldier Nick Steinbacher. From Crippen Mortuary on Honolulu Avenue to St. James The Less Catholic Church on Dunsmore Avenue, crowds of people of all ages and from all walks of life lined the streets holding flags and standing in a solemn tribute to one of this area's own. They were there to witness the hearse carrying the young soldier to the church, where a funeral mass...
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July 8, 2004
Two brothers from a La Cañada family are currently serving in combat together in the 1st Squad Cavalry Regiment, 5th Brigade Combat Team in Baghdad, Iraq. By sheer coincidence, 1st Lt. Matthew Wehri was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas-the same unit as his older brother, Capt. Christopher Wehri. They were both later deployed to Iraq. Both brothers share a mutual desire to serve their country through the military as officers. "Growing up we moved around a lot because of my dad, who worked in England during the time the Berlin Wall fell," said Capt.
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November 19, 2009
“His name had barely been released, his heritage and history not immediately known, but the reaction was fast and furious,” began an article last week in The Canadian Press. Many questions remain about the alleged shooter, Maj. Nidal Hasan, with some reports alluding to a connection Hasan had with a military Islamic cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, who is calling Hasan a hero. As such, questions like and “Were the shootings an act of terrorism?” and “Should Muslims be allowed to serve in the military?
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