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Vanessa Guillén’s Fiancé Says ‘They Failed Us’ in First TV Interview

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Slain soldier Spc. Vanessa Guillén’s fiancé, Juan Cruz, appeared on ABC’s 20/20 on Friday, June 11 in his first TV appearance to discuss their relationship and the aftermath of her death. The interview comes in the wake of the announcement that...
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Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Maria Eggers is the First Latina to Earn Expert Infantry Badge at Fort Hood

Fort Hood has been mired in controversy following the disappearance and murder of Specialist Vanessa Guillén. For what feels like the first time since her story broke in April of last year, there’s some good news coming out of the...