Port Washington, NY
Good Combat Vets Get Dishonorable Discharges for Nonsense Offenses - Hasan Gets $278,000???
This is more insanity. The country is completely Insane...
I know disabled vets, combat veterans who have gotten less than honorable and dishonorable discharges for minor BS infractions like not saluting an officer, and this murderer continues to collect a salary???
Our "representatives" must be strung out on dope or suffering from head injuries. They need to be given a taste of reality...
EXCLUSIVE: Awaiting Trial, Maj. Nidal Hasan Paid $278,000
Posted: 05/21/2013 6:06 PM
The Department of Defense confirms to NBC 5 Investigates that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan has now been paid more than $278,000 since the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 dead and 32 injured. The Army said under the Military Code of Justice, Hasan’s salary cannot be suspended unless he is proven guilty.
If Hasan had been a civilian defense department employee, NBC 5 Investigates has learned, the Army could have suspended his pay after just seven days.
Personnel rules for most civilian government workers allow for "indefinite suspensions" in cases "when the agency has reasonable cause to believe that the employee has committed a crime for which a sentence of imprisonment may be imposed."
Meanwhile, more than three years later soldiers wounded in the mass shooting are fighting to receive the same pay and medical benefits given to those wounded in combat.
Retired Army Spc. Logan Burnett, a reservist who, in 2009, was soon to be deployed to Iraq, was shot three times when a gunman opened fire inside the Army Deployment Center.