• Fallen soldier memorials for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens stand in front of the III Corps headquarters building in the early morning of April 9, 2014. A memorial service for the three Soldiers, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on the base, was held that afternoon and attended by President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and thousands of Soldiers from the Fort Hood area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Memorial ceremony for Fort Hood shooting victims

    Fallen soldier memorials for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens stand in front of the III Corps headquarters building in the early morning of April 9, 2014. A memorial service for the...

  • Cameraman Ricardo Cortez films Fox News reporter Dan Godwin in the early morning hours of April 9 outside a perimeter of shipping containers that were set up around the III Corps headquarters building on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. Godwin was reporting about a memorial service that was taking place that afternoon for the three Soldiers killed in the tragic April 2 shooting rampage on the base. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the ceremony, along with many other distinguished guests and over 1,000 Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    Cameraman Ricardo Cortez films Fox News reporter Dan Godwin in the early morning hours of April 9 outside a perimeter of shipping containers that were set up around the III Corps headquarters building on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. Godwin was reporting...

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Dominicc Bonfiglio, a Fort Hood military policeman, guards the perimeter around the III Corps headquarters building during preparations for a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    U.S. Army Pfc. Dominicc Bonfiglio, a Fort Hood military policeman, guards the perimeter around the III Corps headquarters building during preparations for a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez...

  • A police dog sweeps the grounds before a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014.  President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the service, along with many other dignitaries and more than a thousand Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood prepares to honor three fallen brothers

    A police dog sweeps the grounds before a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. President...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers with the 49th Transportation Movement Battalion file into the perimeter of the III Corps headquarters building for a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 49th Transportation Movement Battalion file into the perimeter of the III Corps headquarters building for a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W...

  • President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service held in front of the III Corps Headquarters building for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service held in front of the III Corps Headquarters building for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting...

  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama exit the III Corps headquarters building on Fort Hood to attend a memorial service for the three Soldiers killed in the April 2 shooting on the base, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    President Obama and first lady attend Fort Hood memorial service

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama exit the III Corps headquarters building on Fort Hood to attend a memorial service for the three Soldiers killed in the April 2 shooting on the base, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar...

  • Soldiers pray during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood honors three of thier own killed in April 2 shooting

    Soldiers pray during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken...

  • Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, places a coin on each fallen soldier memorial during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on the base April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, places a coin on each fallen soldier memorial during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who...

  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pay their respects during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pay their respects during a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy...

  • President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    President Obama speaks at Fort Hood memorial ceremony

    President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo...

  • Staff Sgt. Jerry Gramke, who is with the 49th Transportation Movement Control Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, loses his composure after taking part in the traditional roll call for the fallen portion of a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson (who was a transportation supervisor for the 49th), Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, April 9, 2014. All three Soldiers were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims remembered at memorial ceremony

    Staff Sgt. Jerry Gramke, who is with the 49th Transportation Movement Control Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, loses his composure after taking part in the traditional roll call for the fallen portion of a memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel...

  • Staff Sgt. Jerry Gramke and Sgt. 1st Class Mathew Jones, who are with the 49th Transportation Movement Control Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, embrace after taking part in memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson (who was a transportation supervisor for the 49th), Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens. All three Soldiers were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    Staff Sgt. Jerry Gramke and Sgt. 1st Class Mathew Jones, who are with the 49th Transportation Movement Control Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, embrace after taking part in memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson (who was a...

FORT HOOD, Texas - A memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, was held in front of the III Corps headquarters building April 9.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the event, along with the victims' family members, survivors of the shooting, and many other dignitaries including the Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

More than 1,000 Soldiers crowded onto the III Corps parade field and waited for hours in the hot sun to be a part of the ceremony.

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