Fort Hood Memorial Service

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates visits Sgt. Kimberly Munley, a police officer recovering at the hospital on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. Munley was wounded when she acted as a first responder to the Nov. 5 shooting incident on post that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. Munley fired shots at the alleged shooter.
 DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates poses for a picture with Kimberly Munley, a police officer recovering at the hospital on Fort Hood, Texas, and her family, Nov. 10, 2009. Munley was wounded when she acted as a first responder to the Nov. 5 shooting incident on post that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. Munley fired shots at the alleged shooter.
 DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates visits with Army Spec. Dayna Ferguson at the hospital on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  Ferguson was wounded during the mass shooting at the Army processing station on Fort Hood on Nov. 5.  Gates is in Texas to attend a memorial ceremony honoring 13 people who were killed in the shooting. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Army Staff Sgt. Paul Martin at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  Martin was wounded during the mass shooting at the Army processing station on post Nov. 5. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates meets with Army Spec. Logan Michael Burnett, a reservist, in the hospital on Fort  Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  Burnett was wounded during the mass shooting at the Army processing station on post on Nov. 5. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with family members of fallen heros of the tragic shootings on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. Gates was in Texas to attend a memorial ceremony for those that were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey and his wife Sheila meet with family members of fallen soldiers of the tragic shootings on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  Casey was in Texas to attend a memorial ceremony for the fallen heros. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Army 2nd Lt. Brandy Mason at the III Corps Headquarters, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. Mason was shot in the hip during a Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Taking part in a Nov. 10, 2009, memorial service on Fort Hood, Texas, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama look at the photograph of one of the victims of the Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama prepare to take part  in a Nov. 10, 2009, ceremony on Fort Hood, Texas, to honor the victims of the Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama pays his respects to the families of the 13 victims and 38 wounded in a Nov. 5 shooting spree on Fort Hood, Texas, during a memorial ceremony on the post, Nov. 10, 2009. "Your loved ones endure through the life of our nation," Obama said told mourners. "Their memory will be honored in the places they lived and by the people they touched." DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Nov. 10, 2009, Fort Hood, Texas, memorial service honoring the victims of the Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. Obama said "the killer will be met with justice – in this world, and the next." DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Lt. Gen. Robert M. Cone, Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, addresses mourners during a memorial ceremony honoring the 13 who were fatally shot during Nov. 5 mass shooting at the Army processing station on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. addresses the audience during a memorial ceremony honoring the 13 killed in a mass shooting at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Family members and troops attend the Nov. 10, 2009, memorial service on Fort Hood, Texas, honoring the victims of the Nov.  5 shooting spree that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • The American flag on Fort Hood, Texas, rests at half-staff on Nov. 10, 2009, during a memorial ceremony honoring the victims of the Nov. 5, shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Left to right, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Jill Cone, Commanding General of III Corps and Fort Hood Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, First Lady Michele Obama, and President of the United States Barak Obama render honors as the national anthem is played during a Nov. 10, 2009, memorial ceremony honoring the 13 killed in a mass shooting on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Jill Cone, wife of Army Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, Commanding General of III Corps and Ft. Hood, wipes away her tears during a memorial ceremony honoring the 13 fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with troops on Fort Hood, Texas, during a visit to the post for a ceremony honoring the victims of a Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, right, Army Secretary John M. McHugh, left, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., center, visit Fort Hood, Texas, to participate in a ceremony to honor the victims of the Nov. 5 shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 38 wounded. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • A family member of Army Pvt. Francheska Velez wears her photo on his shirt as he is escorted to his seat during a memorial ceremony honoring Velez and 12 others who were fatally shot during a Nov. 5 shooting rampage  in the Army processing station on  Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. Velez was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry hugs the family members of fallen heros during a memorial ceremony honoring the 13 who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A memorial for Army Capt. Russell G. Seager stands outside the III Corps building during a memorial ceremony honoring the fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chaplain of III Corps Col. Michael Lembke addresses the audience during a memorial ceremony honoring the fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chaplain of III Corps Col. Michael Lembke addresses the audience during a memorial ceremony honoring the fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Members of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division fire volleys during a memorial ceremony honoring the fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • President Barak Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michele Obama, places a coin at the memorial of each fallen hero during a ceremony on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates honors the fallen heros during a memorial ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  The ceremony was held in honor of those killed during a shooting rampage at the Army processing station on post Nov. 5. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. and his wife Sheila honor the fallen heros during a memorial ceremony at Ft. Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009.  The ceremony was held in honor of those killed during the tragedy at the Army processing center at Ft. Hood, Nov. 5, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Army Sgt. Christopher Williams plays taps during a memorial ceremony honoring the fallen heroes who were killed during the tragedy at the Army processing station on Nov. 5, at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Army Master Sgt. Natasha D. Harley, 1st Cavalry Division, sings "Amazing Grace" during a memorial ceremony honoring the 13 fallen heroes who were killed at the Army processing station on Nov. 5 on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 10, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A 1st Cavalry Division bugler plays 'Taps' at the conclusion of a memorial ceremony honoring 13 Fort Hood shooting victims Nov. 10 outside of the III Corps headquarters building.  More than 15,000 attended the memorial. U.S. Army photo by Andrew Evans