• The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff, Gen. James Thurman, commanding general, Forces Command and others bow their heads in prayer Friday during the invocation by Maj. Gen. Douglas Carver, Army Chief of Chaplains, at an awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling at Fort Hood, Texas. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting at the installation's Soldier Readiness Processing center. A memorial stone was dedicated to the Soldiers and civilians who lost their lives that day.

    Awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling

    The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff, Gen. James Thurman, commanding general, Forces Command and others bow their heads in prayer Friday during the invocation by Maj. Gen. Douglas Carver, Army...

  • "While the pain of their loss is still strong a year removed, the memories of their lives, of their service and sacrifice, has been a source of strength for those who knew them best." said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., during his address to the hundreds in attendance at a Remembrance Ceremony Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who lost their lives in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov. 5, 2009.

    Underlying strength

    "While the pain of their loss is still strong a year removed, the memories of their lives, of their service and sacrifice, has been a source of strength for those who knew them best." said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., during his...

  • A young girl wearing a shirt in honor of Staff Sgt. Amy Krueger, looks upon a memorial and photos on display for a Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting, at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. Krueger was killed in the shooing.

    Remembering Staff Sgt. Amy Krueger

    A young girl wearing a shirt in honor of Staff Sgt. Amy Krueger, looks upon a memorial and photos on display for a Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting, at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. Krueger was killed...

  • Unidentified family members and friends visit a memorial stone after it was unveiled during a ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of  the shootings on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010.  Thirteen people were killed and dozens wounded, Nov. 5, 2009.

    Memorial stone viewing

    Unidentified family members and friends visit a memorial stone after it was unveiled during a ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the shootings on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. Thirteen people were killed and dozens wounded, Nov. 5...

  • John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, awards Police Sgt. Kimberly Munley a medal while Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., applauds the presentation during a Remembrance Ceremony in Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting at Fort Hood.

    Police Sgt. Kimberly Munley

    John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, awards Police Sgt. Kimberly Munley a medal while Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., applauds the presentation during a Remembrance Ceremony in Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. Fifty-two...

  • Maj. Gen. Will Grimsley, senior commander at Fort Hood, addresses hundreds gathered for a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the tragic shooting Nov. 5, 2009, which left 13 dead and dozens more wounded. Grimsley said it was a time to reflect, honor the fallen, pay tribute to the families and show the Army's commitment to never forget.

    Maj. Gen. Grimsely

    Maj. Gen. Will Grimsley, senior commander at Fort Hood, addresses hundreds gathered for a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the tragic shooting Nov. 5, 2009, which left 13 dead and dozens more wounded. Grimsley...

  • Army leaders bow their heads in reflection during a moment of silence on Fort Hood, Texas Friday. The entire installation paused at 1:41 p.m., one year, to the minute, after the tragic Nov. 5, 2009 shooting incident in remembrance of the 13 people who lost their lives that day. Hundreds attended the ceremony held on Cameron Field.

    Bowed heads

    Army leaders bow their heads in reflection during a moment of silence on Fort Hood, Texas Friday. The entire installation paused at 1:41 p.m., one year, to the minute, after the tragic Nov. 5, 2009 shooting incident in remembrance of the 13 people who...

  • Friends and family members of Pfc. Kham S. Xiong, who was killed Nov. 5, 2009, at Fort Hood's Soldier Readiness Processing Center, gather around his photo following a Remembrance Ceremony held at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony honored all 13 Soldiers killed last year.

    Honoring Pfc. Xiong

    Friends and family members of Pfc. Kham S. Xiong, who was killed Nov. 5, 2009, at Fort Hood's Soldier Readiness Processing Center, gather around his photo following a Remembrance Ceremony held at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony honored all 13...

  • Rhema Marvanne, 7, joins with recording artist Rick James to sing "The Prayer" during a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who died in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov. 5, 2009.

    Rick James

    Rhema Marvanne, 7, joins with recording artist Rick James to sing "The Prayer" during a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who died in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addresses hundreds in attendance at a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who lost their lives in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov. 5, 2009. Casey said the 13 fallen represent the best of America and its Army.

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Casey

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addresses hundreds in attendance at a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Friday. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who lost their lives in a tragic shooting incident on the installation...

  • A memorial stone dedicated to the Soldiers and civilians who lost thier lives on Nov. 5, 2009, was unveiled during a ceremony on Memorial Field at Fort Hood, Texas Friday.

    Memorial stone

    A memorial stone dedicated to the Soldiers and civilians who lost thier lives on Nov. 5, 2009, was unveiled during a ceremony on Memorial Field at Fort Hood, Texas Friday.

  • Christine Gaffaney, the widow of Capt. John Gaffaney, wipes tears from her eyes after the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff, presented her with her husband's posthumous Soldier's Medal during an award and memorial stone unveiling ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas Friday. Capt. Gaffaney, as well as nine other Soldiers present for the ceremony, was awarded the medal for his actions during the tragic shooting at the installation Nov. 5, 2009. Following medal presentations to 52 awardees, a memorial stone dedicated to the 13 people who lost their lives in the incident.

    Christine Gaffaney

    Christine Gaffaney, the widow of Capt. John Gaffaney, wipes tears from her eyes after the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff, presented her with her husband's posthumous Soldier's Medal...

  • Hundreds listen as the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, speaks at an awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas Friday. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting at the installation's Soldier Readiness Processing center. A memorial stone was dedicated to the Soldiers and civilians who lost their lives that day.

    Hundreds listen

    Hundreds listen as the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, speaks at an awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas Friday. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in...

  • The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, addresses hundreds in attendance at an awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling at Fort Hood, Texas Friday. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting at the installation's Soldier Readiness Processing center. A memorial stone was dedicated to the Soldiers and civilians who lost their lives that day.

    The Honorable John McHugh

    The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, addresses hundreds in attendance at an awards ceremony and memorial stone unveiling at Fort Hood, Texas Friday. Fifty-two Soldiers and civilians were honored for their efforts to aid the wounded in the...

  • Rhema Marvanne, 7, sings "The Prayer" during a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who died in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov. 5, 2009.

    "The Prayer"

    Rhema Marvanne, 7, sings "The Prayer" during a Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010. The ceremony commemorated the lives of 13 people who died in a tragic shooting incident on the installation Nov. 5, 2009.

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