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Well right -- the Fort Hood shooting massacre and an update on that survivors of the deadly attack and the families of the thirteen people killed.
Want the government to call the -- eating.
I terrorist attack -- -- -- we've talked about for three years now attempting -- new brand new today.
These victims their families their support group releasing a brand new video to make their case.
The army knew he was in contact the FBI knew -- was in contact all the -- from 2000 Fries.
Up to the shooting he had.
Email messages in conversation.
They knew he was -- contact -- -- leaving nothing.
But the government classifies the Fort Hood massacre as a workplace violence and that means that survivors.
Are eligible for the purple heart.
And the families of those who lost their lives are not receiving the same benefits.
By the same care as the families of those killed in combat joining us now a true hero who helped to prevent what could have been an even bigger massacre.
I Kimberly Miley is a former federal police officer credited.
-- bringing the accused shooter major Nadal -- down she herself was shot three times hitting both lakes and her wrist during this gun fight.
That she was able to help bring the gunman down and prevented obviously the loss of many -- -- Kimberly it's nice to have you on the phone with us today -- doing.
-- I'm well -- tell us a little bit about why this is important for you.
This is very first time -- and me he still hopefully -- -- reclassification.
Of the board master.
It would terrorist attack it'll also -- these military that some dispute and still living.
Slew of other benefits that they are not be in at this time.
At Kimberly you're not part a member of that the military would the distinction means something free for you -- well.
I just a personal satisfaction and and it just.
I've read but that was my faith in the government and our program here in -- to make you feel that you have to fight for this.
It makes it felt horrible we shouldn't have it we should happen -- such an effort to not give up and source possible.
So what's the response in the last couple years.
Nothing absolutely nothing we've had a response from the government our -- are letters are represented at that are supporting us.
We have no response whatsoever.
And had a unique sense of that.
I cannot I cannot and that's -- speaking.
Tell us a little bit about your injuries in your recovery.
As -- just on the personal side what's the last three years been like for you.
Marked contrast says that anyone -- been subjected it's something that terrible.
-- -- make adjustments and not make them well.
I also try to counsel to -- you know victims that are I'm good I'm glad I'm gonna help me as well.
And they send your understanding of what this would take what it would take to make -- says a terror attack rather than.
Workplace violence Houdini to get to you -- who would be the person that would make this change for all of you.
Well first we have to get our senators and our representative song or.
If support just as.
Senator McCall and senator Carter.
And I'm to write letters to congress requesting and demanding it to be changed reclassified.
I'm so we have to start from there.
We have put out the video for awareness for people that it -- forgot about the fourth that it forgot how we are being treated right now.
You think attitudes about.
-- -- dot com and you've -- video which is very intense.
And and besides being the video house can the public help.
They can like I -- that there there congressmen and their senators and requests and Amanda theory class and -- their -- they get their support.
That is represented -- the senators and goes to congress and I demand thing.
-- quite an education for your children is any Kimberly having gone through this event and -- watch them aren't.
Yes they have been -- where -- just so well.
Well we're wishing the best of luck and we look forward to checking in with you I certainly not gonna forget this story and we if we appreciate the time to be very much thank you for sharing your story with us.
Thank you very much she is a real hero while.
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