Previously, if a soldier didn’t report for duty, army officials would note their absence as "absent without leave" or "AWOL."
"You know, they all came up to me," Trump said about the Gold Star families and his recent COVID diagnosis.
The organizers want to remember the Fort Hood soldier "as the beautiful, powerful, and warrior she was and still is."
Army leaders said troops have been under pressure for nearly two decades of war. Those deployments, compounded by the virus, hurricane and wildfire response and civil unrest missions, have taken a toll.
“I have never seen a location in worse shape or in greater need of an overhaul than Fort Hood,” said Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA).
"He felt that something was going to happen," says a cousin of Corlton L. Chee, adding that his body had bruises, scratches, and a bump.
Rep. Jackie Speier introduced the bipartisan bill in honor of the late SPC Vanessa Guillén, who was killed in April.
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