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And there are some new fallout today from the attack on Fort -- Families of the victims want the incident labeled a terrorist attack instead of workplace violence.
But we just learned that the Pentagon has denied that request at least for now.
-- -- ever on this story abortions live in Washington so what was the reasoning for the Pentagon on this Molly.
Martha the Pentagon says it doesn't want -- possibly jeopardize the case spy re classifying it as a terrorist attack now.
A spokesman said in the statement quote the Department of Defense is committed to the integrity of the ongoing court martial proceedings of major Nadal has signed.
And for that reason will not at this time further characterize the incident that occurred at Fort Hood on November 5 2009.
-- -- an American born Muslim is charged with thirteen counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.
After he opened fire at the army post in Texas about three years ago.
Death penalty if convicted and last year Defense Secretary Leon Panetta described the murders as part of a quote.
Broader threat of workplace violence.
Martha well -- can understand that some of apple -- survivors and the family members really pushing so hard to have this classification changed.
Well for one thing they believe it is an act of terrorism -- wasn't active terrorism they point to his side emailing radical Islamic cleric Anwar -- -- -- -- As many as twenty times and also -- yelling Allah lock bar meaning -- is great before starting to shoot.
Here's part of a video family members and survivors made pressing the Pentagon to call it a terror attack in the.
That's -- workplace violence.
Some like someone just you -- how -- -- -- the -- approximately two -- -- my deceased soldiers running.
In all different directions the first -- bullets.
And one hit me in the chest.
Another reason they want the shooting reclassified those soldiers who were killed or injured are not eligible for purple heart -- -- it's reclassified.
My -- who can forget that day.
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