"May we sincerely pray for the souls of our leaders on behalf of our nation, to admit our dependence upon Him and to seek God’s favor to bring peace to hearts that are perplexed and filled with despair. For He alone is our hope in times of trouble." Franklin Graham
Thirteen people died at Fort Hood. They are:
Michael Cahill, Libardo Caraveo, Justin DeCrow, John Gaffaney, Frederick Greene, Jason Hunt, Amy Krueger, Aaron Nemelka, Michael Pearson, Russell Seager, Francheska Velez, Juanita Warman, Kham Xiong.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates directed the observance at the Defense Department for the 13 people who died and the 30 others who were injured in Thursday's attack, the Pentagon said.
"These are soldiers who were preparing to do what they love for the country that they love," Army Secretary John McHugh said during a news conference at the base. "The Army family is strong. A great source of that strength is what we derive from each other."
Rick Perry has requested that flags be flown at half mast until Sunday.
Ralph Peters, New York Post: http://sroblog.com/2009/11/06/ralph-peters-fort-hoods-911-new-york-post/