Nightly News   |  November 07, 2009

Army releases names of Fort Hood fatalities

Nov. 7: The victims ranged in age from 19 to 62. They were fathers, sons, daughters, and one mother-to-be, each serving their country. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> good evening. the grief the nation shares over this week's shooting massacre at the ft. hood army post is being felt especially deeply in hometowns in virtually every corner of this country. the victims range in age from 19 to 62. they were fathers, sons, daughters, one a mother-to-be. and they were all serving their country. late today at the post where they served, there was a somber roll call of the fallen.

>> lieutenant colonel juanita l. warman, 55, of maryland. major eduardo caraveo, 52, of woodbridge, virginia. captain john p. gaffeaney. russell seager of racine, wisconsin. michael cahill of cameron, texas. staff sergeant justin decrow, 32, of plymouth, indiana. sergeant amy kruger, 29, of keil, wisconsin. specialist jason hunt, 22, of tillman, oklahoma. specialist fredrick green, 29, of mountain city , tennessee. speci specialist kham xiong, 23 of st. paul, minnesota. pfc aaron nemelka, 19, of west jordan , utah. pfc michael pearson , 22, of bolingbrook, illinois. private francheska velez, 21, of chicago, illinois.

>> colonel john rossy today formally naming the victims. the accused shooter nidal hasan remains hospitalized