No Purple Hearts for Fort Hood Victims, Pentagon Says

The Department of Defense is making it clear: The military opposes awarding Purple Hearts to the victims of the Fort Hood shooting. A Pentagon position paper, delivered to congressional staff on Friday and obtained by ABC News, says giving the award to the Fort Hood victims could "irrevocably alter the fundamental character of this time-honored decoration" and "undermine the prosecution of Major Nidal Hasan [the alleged Fort Hood shooter] by materially and directly compromising Major Hasan's...Full Story
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