Fort Hood Shooter Collects $278,000 While Awaiting Trial For Murder of Fellow Soldiers

The Department of Defense has confirmed that accused Fort Hood…

The Department of Defense has confirmed that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan continues to collect his pay, totaling more than $278,000 since he allegedly carried out November 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 fellow servicemen dead and 32 injured. The Army has said that under the Military Code of Justice, Hasan’s salary cannot be suspended unless he is proven guilty.

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  • That’s an awful lot of money for the military isn’t it?

  • greyfox71

    Sad as it seems the Army is right. The real issue is what the hell is taking so long to bring this AH to trial? 3 years? There were dozens of eye witnesses. The schmuck has confessed for God’s sake. Lets get moving!!

    I suspect that the Army is far more concerned with the PR affecting the Muslim community than giving justice and support to the victims. The Army is never fully involved with common sense and this is additional evidence.

    I suspect the final sentencing of the perp. will include prison, loss of pay, reduction in rank, a dishonorable discharge and a hefty fine. Lets hope the Army is totally asleep.