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‘I Am Vanessa Guillén Act’ Signed into Law by President Biden

Sofía Aguilar
Update, Dec. 27, 2021: President Joe Biden signed into law the $770 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2022, a defense spending bill which included portions of the “I Am Vanessa Guillen” Act”. The act authorizes a five percent increase...
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Mexican-American Filmmaker’s Documentary Highlights Sexual Trauma in Military

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Mexican-American documentary filmmaker Amanda Sarabia attended an event honoring Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén In the summer of 2020  and it led her on a path to use her art to bring to the forefront sexual trauma in the military. Amanda...
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Telemundo Podcast ‘Fort Hood,’ Covers Vanessa Guillén Murder

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It has been more than a year since the death of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, 20, She was last seen alive in Fort Hood, Texas on April 22 and her remains were found near the base on June 30. Telemundo, in conjunction...
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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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14 Fort Hood Officers Suspended or Fired Following Investigation

Virginia Isaad
The disappearance and murder of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, 20, shone a light on army post Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas and now 14 senior officers have been suspended or fired after an investigation. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy announced the...
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‘Red Table Talk: The Estefans’ Sit Down with Vanessa Guillén’s Family

Virginia Isaad
Red Table Talk: The Estefans has tackled serious topics including divorce, coming out, and mental health but for its fourth episode it’s breaking away from the Estefan family. They’ll be joined by the family of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillén, including...