September 29th, 2010
02:21 PM ET

Fort Hood: Four soldiers apparently killed themselves

Four soldiers from the Fort Hood Army base in Texas - all decorated veterans from the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan - died in the past week, a Fort Hood spokesman said Wednesday.

In all four cases, it appears the soldiers took their own lives, spokesman Christopher Haug said.

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  1. bailoutsos

    JR to Mike the idiot, you are as stupid as you are insensitive. Only a very very small number of soldiers commit war crimes or go beyond what we expect of them. @@@@ And maybe if America would stop fighting overseas and just defend America, the troops would not have ti be in the bu//shiit they are in now. They would be fighting FOR THEIR COUNTRY.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
  2. k$

    Blood for blood.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
  3. pat

    This is nothing new. There have been reports on all the major networks and in print media about the huge number of suicides by the armed forces in these wars. I know from talking to my grandson about Iraq that things were not as heroic as he always thought the American army to be. Our troops witness terrible things in those countries, some done by fellow soldiers. They all need counseling and recuperation when they come home, but don't always find it. People expect them to just go back to being like they were before serving and that is an impossible task.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
  4. seeng

    this is just sad ....and this article needs more details. like are these killing/ suicide tied together? did they have depression? ....and was michael and jessie fighting...??....seee questionsss!! but other than that its a very sad story :\

    September 29, 2010 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Canadian

    Drill Baby Drill

    September 29, 2010 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  6. nick k, nyc

    ok guys, we all know CNN and how they work...
    bit if you look at the article it look like somebody hacked into the server and deleted the whole piece of this article.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Robert Junior

    'Flashbacks, Depression, Anxiety & Anger' in our soldiers is common. Why? Ask them and they will tell you true stories about innocents mostly being killed by them. Bring soldiers back!

    September 29, 2010 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  8. PARROT

    BUSH'S FAULT....!

    September 29, 2010 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  9. George B

    Here, I'll do what CNN should have done (include at least -some- details from a reliable source):

    AP (via the Houston Chronicle) The apparent murder-suicide of a soldier and his wife on Sunday is among a rash of suspected suicides in recent days at Fort Hood. Two other soldiers died in separate incidents on Saturday in what authorities are also classifying as suicides. Another soldier died from a gunshot on Friday in an incident off the base.

    more: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7222495.html

    September 29, 2010 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Steve

    My friends father is a high level clearance in the military. When he watches the news any news station, cnn, fox, msnbc, and anything military related comes on all he does is say nope, incorrect, nope, that happened months ago, nope totally incorrect. I've never heard him say a news story on the military was correct, or up to date. Every military news story is either months behind, or happened a completely different way in real life.

    Having that in the back of my head makes me curious about stories like these. Not saying there's a conspiracy or anything, but it's food for thought when taken in with investigative reporters saying the cia has been behind many mysterious deaths in our armed forces.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mehdi General Dr Bad

      This is Fact . Steve.

      September 29, 2010 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Anon

      Steve, I think I need to meet your Father.

      September 29, 2010 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Jewfromhell

    Any chance that they were muslim? Keep the faith!

    September 29, 2010 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Have a Beer, Take a Pill, Iggy it and go shop.
    Its Election time,
    nothing new here.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Leah (TXanimal)

    Do people not know how to read?

    This is on the "This Just In" blog...as in, this is breaking, MORE TO FOLLOW.

    Plus, if y'all would take two seconds to READ, you'd notice the FULL STORY link right underneath the blurb. Sheesh!

    September 29, 2010 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  14. RBIE

    The citizens of this country should be ashamed of ourselfs!! Being in combat creates a level of fear and anxiety most can not begin to deal with.... It is our duty as amaricans to make sure the veteran is taken care of as long as neede after the return home.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    C.N.N. has been covering up the suicides and murders of Troops along with evry one else. YOu new here?
    Larry King set and looked Mary Tillman in the eye even has he covered.
    spare my your crocioile tears and go Enlist
    Obvioulsy these were some more of those low life drug addicts and criminals they let in.
    MY Condolances To Thier loved Ones.
    Dont Blame Me.

    September 29, 2010 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
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