Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Bishop Joint Statement on Fort Hood Shootings

Nov 6, 2009
Press Release

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (WA-05), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Military Families Caucus, issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s shootings at Fort Hood:

“Yesterday was a sad day for all who serve our country. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the soldiers and military families at Fort Hood and around the world.

“On behalf of the Congressional Military Families Caucus, we pledge our support in the difficult days ahead. This tragedy serves as a grim reminder of the need for the highest quality of mental health care for our soldiers and their families. We will work to ensure that those affected by this tragedy receive the support they need to begin the healing process.”