Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre
Saturday, August 27th 2016
About Anita and John: ANITA BELLES PORTERFIELD is a seasoned journalist who also served as the Director of Emergency Medical Services for the state of Louisiana, which provided her with a technical perspective in critiquing the response to the Fort Hood shooting.
JOHN PORTERFIELD has a B.A. in journalism from the Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University. They both live in Boerne, Texas
About Death on Base: When Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan walked into the Fort Hood Soldier Readiness Processing Center and opened fire on soldiers within, he perpetrated the worst mass shooting on a United States military base in our country’s history. Death on Base is an in-depth look at the events surrounding the tragic mass murder that took place on November 5, 2009, and an investigation into the causes and influences that factored into the attack.