Fort Hood Shooting Task Force Members Visit Wounded Soldier
Fort Hood shooting task force member Togo West (top right) chats with Spec. Matthew Cooke, 30, who was injured during the Nov. 5 shooting at Fort Hood. With West, a former Secretary of the Army, is former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon Clark (Ret..). West and Clark have been appointed by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to head the Fort Hood shooting task force and were at Fort Hood Nov. 24. During the short visit with Cooke at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Medical, Cooke discussed his healing process, including using stress balls to help strengthen his hand grip. Cooke, who has deployed twice to Iraq, is assigned to the 36th Engineer Brigade, 20th Engineer Battalion. (U.S. Army photo by Gloria Montgomery, WTB public affairs)

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