JESSICA RINALDI

Tragedy at Fort Hood

Neighbors place a photo of the victims of the shootings at Fort Hood on top of a wreath of flowers set up as a memorial in the courtyard of the apartment complex where suspected shooter, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, lived in Killeen, Texas November 9, 2009. Thirteen people died in the mass shooting Thursday at the sprawling U.S. Army base in Texas.
  
U.S. Army soldiers bow their heads in prayer for their fallen comrades during the III Corps and Fort Hood Memorial Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas November 10, 2009. The memorial was held to honor the 13 victims of the shootings which took place on the Fort Hood Army post on November 5.
  
Tears stream down US Army Sgt Major Leroy Walker Jr.'s face during a candle light vigil at Hood Stadium on the Fort Hood Army Post in Fort Hood, Texas November 6, 2009.
     
  
Ken Thomas arranges a message to the wounded and the families of the victims of the Fort Hood shootings on a sign in Killeen, Texas November 9, 2009. Thirteen people died in the mass shooting Thursday at the sprawling U.S. Army base in Texas. An Army psychiatrist trained to treat war wounded is suspected in the killings. The suspect, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a Muslim born in the United States of immigrant parents, was shot four times by police.
  
Lt. Col. Houck and  Army Warrant Officer Carlton Royster, 30, of Philadelphia, pray together during a farewell event for the III Corps Special Troops Battalion on the verge of deploying to Iraq. It was the first deployment to take place after the shootings at Fort Hood.
  
Mark Rodgers holds an American flag and stands beside a sign on the back of his pick-up truck that reads,
     
  
(L-R) Imam Syed Ahmed Ali, Chaplain Jason Palmer, and Chaplain Ira Houck talk at the Islamic Community Center in Killeen, Texas November 7, 2009. The Chaplains paid a visit to the Imam to extend an invitation to the memorial service being held on Tuesday, for victims of a mass shooting. Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is suspected of killing 13 people during the mass shooting at the Fort Hood Army post, attended prayer services at the Islamic Community Center.
  
U.S. soldiers attend a candle light vigil at Hood Stadium on the Fort Hood Army Post in Fort Hood, Texas November 6, 2009. The death toll left by an army psychiatrist who went on a shooting rampage at the U.S. military base in Texas rose to 13 on Friday, U.S. media reported. Suspected gunman Major Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire with two handguns at the Fort Hood Army post on Thursday, in one of the worst killing sprees ever reported on a U.S. military base, army officials said.
  
Owen Rabago, (L), wipes a tear away from his father, Specialist Sheldon Rabago's face, (R), as his mother Nancy wraps her arms around both of them during a candle light vigil at Hood Stadium on the Fort Hood Army Post in Fort Hood, Texas November 6, 2009. The death toll from an Army psychiatrist who opened fire at the Fort Hood Army post rose to 13 on Friday, and Army officials said the suspected shooter was hospitalized and on a ventilator.
     
  
A barrier constructed of shipping containers for a memorial service is seen in front of the III Corps building in Fort Hood, Texas November 9, 2009. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will attend a memorial service in Fort Hood, Texas, on Tuesday for victims of a mass shooting.
  
U.S. Army soldiers pay their respects in front of fallen soldier memorials for the shooting victims during the III Corps and Fort Hood Memorial Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, November 10, 2009.
  
U.S. soldiers pay their respects in front of fallen soldier memorials for the shooting victims after the III Corps and Fort Hood Memorial Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, November 10, 2009. The memorial was held to honor the 13 victims of the shootings which took place on the Fort Hood Army post on November 5.