Category Archives: Vanessa

Fort Hood leaders meet with Vanessa Guillen’s family, say gate will be named in her honor


The family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen visited Fort Hood, Texas, on Tuesday to see design concepts and survey the proposed site of a memorial gate that will be named in Guillen’s honor, according to the central Texas installation. Guillen, a member of 3rd Cavalry Regiment, went missing April 22, sparking an extensive search that came […]

I Am Vanessa Guillén Act unveiled to reform how military addresses sexual misconduct


New legislation named after Fort Hood soldier Spc. Vanessa Guillén would revamp how the military addresses sexual assault and harassment in its ranks. Prosecutors claim another soldier murdered Guillén, 20, in an armory and then dismembered her body in the spring. Before she disappeared, she told her mom that she was experiencing sexual harassment from […]