Conclusions, Recommendations for US Army Criminal Investigations
The Fort Hood Independent Review Board was established in July of last year following the disappearance and murder of specialist Vanessa Guillen.
WASHINGTON DC, DC — Members with the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee will testify in Washington DC on Tuesday to discuss their findings and recommendations for the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigations Division.
Members will testify before a congressional subcommittee at 2 p.m.
Christopher Swecker, Chairman of the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee
- Carrie Ricci, member of Fort Hood’s Independent Review Committee
- Andrew R. Bland III, former FBI Special Agent in Charge and consultant for the Fort Hood Independent Review Board
- Mary Counts, former FBI Supervisory Special Agent in Charge and consultant for the Fort Hood Independent Review Board
Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Three military criminal investigative organizations, CID, OSI and NCIS, will also have the opportunity to respond to testimony regarding their particular organizations.
- Donna W. Martin, Provost Marshal General and Commanding General
United States Army Criminal Investigations Command Brigade
- Gen. Terry Bullard, Commander (AFOSI/CC) Air Force Office of Special Investigations
- Omar Lopez, Director of the Navy Criminal Investigative Service
The Fort Hood Independent Review Board was created in July of last year following the disappearance and murder of expert Vanessa Guillen to reform the culture at Fort Hood surrounding the community board, according to the US Army website.
“The initial investigation into Vanessa’s death, coupled with the high crime and death toll at Fort Hood, revealed a series of missteps and multiple failures in our system and within our leadership,” according to the US Department of Defense.
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