Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford was repeatedly shot by Major Nidal Hasan during the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood. Hours after another shooting at the same base, he recounts those events for Wolf Blitzer. He also says "instead of pointing fingers, the first act we need to do is embrace the families."
The shooting at Fort Hood happened at around 4:30 in the afternoon. For many of the soldiers stationed there, that's the time they are finishing up training and heading home to their families. Retired Major General James "Spider" Marks spent years living at Fort Hood. He describes what the base is like at that time of day and says "the strength of our military is not just in our soldiers… it's in those amazing families."
Major General James "Spider" Marks had more poignant remarks about the Fort Hood Families.
“CNN Special Report: The Survivor Diaries” premiers Tuesday, April 8th at 10pm ET on CNN.
Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost her lower left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. In the days after the attack, Adrianne vowed that she would dance again. She even promised to give Anderson Cooper a dance lesson. "CNN Special Report: The Survivor Diaries" captures the highs and lows of Adrianne's inspirational journey and her triumphant return to the dance floor.
Last July's crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was the first commercial air crash in the U.S. in more than four years. Three people died and more than 180 others were injured. The investigation isn’t over, and in newly filed documents Asiana admits that pilot error was partly to blame for the crash.
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